|Star gymnasts present medals to Sports Minister|
|News - Sports|
|Wednesday, 21 March 2012 07:00|
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Bahamas Star Gymnastics' competitive team paid a courtesy call on Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Charles Maynard, recently. The nine-member squad arrived adorned with an impressive collection of medals earned at the recent American Twisters Tim Rand Invitational in Fort Lauderdale, FL and the Wolverine Classic in Ann Arbor, MI, and joined by coaches and other team hopefuls.
Head Coach Alexander Mayet, a former international gymnastics competitor himself, described the stellar performances in the USAG forum, and spoke of his high expectations for their continued growth toward Olympic success.
Minister Maynard praised the team for recent accomplishments, encouraged them to stay the course and told them he looked forward to seeing them among a first-ever Bahamas Olympic Team of Gymnasts competing in the 2016 games. To further encourage them, Minister Maynard invited celebrated Olympian Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie to share a few words of support with the team. Afterwards, the team was excited to get signatures from the kind Olympian.
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