Guyana captured 43 medals at the recently concluded Goodwill XXV games which were held in neighbouring Suriname. The medal haul included 23 individual medals of six gold, five silver and 12 bronze, and 20 relay medals – eight gold, four silver and eight bronze.
In some of the latest action involving the Guyanese, Athalcy Hunte turned in a fine performance to capture gold in the girls 11-12 50m backstroke and took bronze in the girls 11-12 200m freestyle. Elliott Gonsalves won silver in the boys 11-12 200m freestyle and 100m butterfly, Shareefah Lewis claimed bronze in the girls 9-10 50m backstroke, Monique Watson took bronze in the girls 11-12 50m backstroke, Vladimir Woodroffe captured silver in the boys 11-12 boys 50m backstroke while the boys 11-12 relay team of Jaleel Anderson, Woodroffe, Stephen Rankehlawan and Elliott Gonsalves grabbed silver in the 4x50m freestyle relay. The 13-14 girls team of Maiya Ifill, Giselle Crane, Nikita Peters and Amber De Goeas placed third in the 4x50m freestyle relay. Sekhel Tzedeq placed third in the boys 15-17 50m backstroke.
Trinidad and Tobago finished on top of the points table with a combined team score of 1,470 followed by Jamaica 986, Suriname 940, Guyana 582, Bahamas 414, Barbados 237, French Guiana 235, Curacao 120 and St. Lucia 29.
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