LAUNCH OF GRENADA INVITATIONAL 2020

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February 19th, 2020

LAUNCH OF GRENADA INVITATIONAL 2020

The 4th annual Grenada Invitational was officially launched today, at the Radisson Beach Resort, St. George’s.

The Invitational’s Athletes Liaison, Marvin Anderson, announced an impressive line-up of Olympians, World Champions and generally World Class Athletes who will compete here in Grenada, at the Kirani James Athletics Stadium on Saturday April 04th, 2020.

Double Olympic medallists Elaine Thompson and Kirani James along Yohan Blake leads an impressive and exciting cast as the Road to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics makes its stop in Grenada.

Other Grenadian athletes included in the cast are the 2019 World Champion in Javelin, Anderson Peters and Olympian Lindon Victor.

Other athletes named at the Wednesday’s launch include;

Briana Williams (Double World Junior Champion 100m/200m from Jamaica)

Kendra Harrison (World Record Holder 100MH from the USA)

Tajay Gayle (2019 World Champion Long Jump from Jamaica)

Justin Gatlin (Olympian and World Champion 100m/200m from the USA)

Blessings Okabare (African record-holder in the 200m from Nigeria)

Aaron Brown (Olympic Bronze medallist in Rio 2016 from Canada)

Zharnel Hughes (Anguillan-born sprinter who now represents Great Britain)

Asafa Powell (The Sub-10 King running under the ten-second mark in the 100m- ten times)

The 4th edition of the Grenada Invitational will include a segment of about 14 track and field events featuring Local  (Grenadian Athletes) and a parade of Past Olympians, a fitting tribute in an Olympic year, to those who proudly represented Grenada in the Summer Olympics from 1984 to 2016.

Tickets to the Grenada Invitational are now on sale:

Online at- go2fete.com

In St. George’s – Grenadian Optical (Melville Street and Spiceland Mall)

In St. George’s – Duty Free Caribbean (Bruce Street Mall)

In Grenville – Maxi’s Bar

On Saturday April 4th gates to the Southern Caribbean’s most exciting track and field meet will open at 2pm and the first event will run off at 3pm.

World Class Athletes at a World Class Event in a World Class Venue!

Dexter Mitchell

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Pictured (left to right) ;
Kerlon Peters (Coordinator of Sports)
Marvin Anderson (Athletes Liaison)
Dexter Mitchell (Chairman, Grenada Invitational)
Senator Norlan Cox – Minister of Sport, Culture and Youth Development
Photo courtesy  Nigel Layne

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