Shamfa Cudjoe

NEEDED FUNDS: Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, third from left, presents a cheque to Jacqueline Corbin, third from right, to cover the costs of their UCI event in Hong Kong. Looking on, left to right, are secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation, Denise Arneaud, deputy permanent secretary, Farook Hosein, Chief Executive Officer in the Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT), Jason Williams and Anthony Creed, Sport Development Manager, SporTT.

Cycling is now one step closer to Olympic qualification as the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, presented a $364,724 cheque to the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF).

The support represents 100 per cent of the financial assistance requested and will be used toward the national team’s participation in Round 6 of the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup, being held in Hong Kong from January 21–29.

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Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Shamfa Cudjoe, expressed her confidence in the sport of cycling, stating that she believes the team will medal at the 2020 Olympic Games. In extending best wishes to the athletes, the minister also reassured the TTCF of Government’s commitment to provide the necessary support to our athletes.

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