The countdown for the 2012 Goodwill Games continue.
The countdown continues for the 2012 Goodwill Games swimming competition and Guyana will be hosting over 150 swimmers, officials, and supporters of teams from Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname. The competition runs from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th and Guyana will be trying to improve on the fifteen medals they won in Trinidad last year. It was Trinidad’s turn to host the Goodwill Games in 2011.
The meet caters for five age groups starting with 8 and under and Guyana’s medal chances will be boosted with the inclusion of Olympic representative Brittany Van Lange competing in the 15 and over category. The meet is receiving generous support from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and telephone giant Digicel as well as other members of the cooperate community.