After participating in 14 of the 17 Games that were staged from 1930 to 2002, Guyanese athletes have won 14 medals - three golds, five silvers and six bronzes. The best performance by a Guyanese team was at the 1978 Edmonton Games when the Guyana 13-man team won three medals (one gold, a silver and [...]
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United States-based Aliann Pompey is no surprise among the nominees nominated to represent Guyana at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games.
The national 200m and 400m record holder is the Commonwealth Games’ de-fending women’s 400m champion, having powered past Jamaica’s Sandi Richards and Scotland’s Lee McConnell in the Manchester 2002 final, returning a time of 51.63 seconds [...]
While the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) awaits word from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports on financial assistance for Guyana’s 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games team, some sports administrators are becoming apprehensive.
On Monday GOA Presi-dent K. Juman-Yassin and General Secretary Ivor O’Brien told Stabroek Sport they are still awaiting word from Minister of Sports Anthony [...]
The South American country of Guyana will send a team of 25 athletes and officials to the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne but could be more if a request for assistance from the government is upheld.
The athletes from Guyana will compete in seven disciplines including Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Shooting, Squash, Swimming and Table Tennis.
Megan Farrow, of [...]