Nevisian Wins Sixth Annual Nevis Triathlon

Charlestown, Nevis
March 17, 2008

Nevis made sports history on Sunday March 16, 2008, when the island’s top tri-athlete Mr. Reginald “˜Reggie” Douglas won the overall male title in the sixth annual Carino Nevis Olympic Triathlon and the top male Organisation of East Caribbean States (OECS) title. Minister of Sports on Nevis Hon. Hensley Daniel recorded the Nevis Island Administration’s (NIA) highest commendation and congratulations to the tri athlete for what he called an outstanding performance.
 
“I want to convey to him our [NIA] highest consideration and to say the Ministry of Sports will do all that it can to facilitate the development of tri athletes  and to facilitate his participation in similar events as we have done in the past in all of the sports.
 
“The Ministry of Sports is here to ensure that athletes excel and I feel that Reggie has demonstrated what can happen with training, with consistency and with a heavy focus on the prize. So again congratulations to Reggie and best wishes,” he said.

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Nevis To Host World-Class Triathlon

Charlestown, Nevis
February 26, 2008

Nevis Cycle and Triathlon Club and the island of Nevis are gearing up for the 6th Annual Olympic Triathlon. The event, known as the Carino Health Spa Triathlon, will be held on March 16, 2008; This year is very special, as athletes are gearing up for the Beijing Olympics, the Nevis triathlon has been sanctioned by the world Governing body (ITU) as a Continental Cup event. This means that male and female elite athletes competing will be able to gain valuable points directly applicable to their Olympic campaigns, and puts Nevis on the world map of triathlons.

Most recently Triathlete Magazine has within the last month given invaluable endorsements to the Federation’s most international annual sporting event. Of the thousands of triathlons world wide, Triathlete Magazine named the Nevis triathlon among its top five “Must-Do Races for 2008”.  The same magazine also published a story and photographs in its Feb. 2008 issue about the 2007 race as the centre page spread.

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