Trinidad Express Newspapers

“I am a little bit disappointed that Michelle didn’t get into the final but when you didn’t get in by thousandth of a second, that sounds like steelband judging to me. But say what, she did us proud.”  Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley said he was disappointed that top female sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye failed to advance to the final of the women’s 100m. However, he said the country has the potential to strengthen its athletic performances on the biggest global stage.

The Jamaican trio of Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson swept the medals in that order and, in the process, Thompson-Herah also broke a 33-year-old record by Florence “Flo Jo” Griffith-Joyner.

“They (Team TTO) are representing us with pride and so we commend them for the effort they have made,” Rowley said at the Covid-19 update yesterday. “We are a little disappointed in those new ones that tested positive but they are being well-managed”

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  • What kind of drugs are TRINIDADIANS ON to EVER COMPARE themselves TO ANYTHING JAMAICAN?

    Is over a decade now ah HOLDING BACK on MAKING THAT STATEMENT!!!

  • "that sounds like steelband judging to me"


    good one Dr. Keith 

    good one.

    • Mr. Prime Minister Dr. Rowley ... sounds sooooooo much like the panorama judging for NLCB Fonclaire's results for Ken Professor Philmore's PAN BY STORM. 


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