Basseterre,St.Kitts July 3 2021(SKNVIBES)

 THE St. Kitts-Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) has announced that two athletes would be representing the Federation at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan later this month.

The athletes, Jason Rogers and Amya Clarke will be the representatives at the delayed July 23-August 8, Games.In a statement formally announcing the representatives, the SKNOC explained that both Rogers and Clarke would be competing in the 100m racesJustin Kavanaugh will also be travelling with the team in the capacity of Coach, while Lester Hanley, an Executive Member of the SKNOC, will be travelling in the capacity of Chef de Mission.

The SKNOC pointed out that given the small size of the team, the ongoing public health situation as well as the new safety and security protocols under which the Games would be conducted, Hanley would “double as the team’s Covid Liaison Officer (CLO), which is a new position introduced for the extraordinary circumstances that define the Tokyo Games.