Thema Williams

ALL SMILES: Thema Williams is flanked by her attorneys Martin Daly, left, Keith Scotland, centre, and Reza Ramjohn following a press conference at Scotland’s office on St Vincent Street, Port of Spain, yesterday.

—Photo: CURTIS CHASE

The case has been made in court. But who will now pay Thema Williams? Her legal team wants it to be the Government.

At the office of one the gymnast’s attorneys, Keith Scotland yesterday, another of Williams’ lawyers, Senior Counsel Martin Daly said they would be writing Minister of Sport Shamfa Cudjoe to argue that future funding to the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation (TTGF) cannot take precedence over compensation to their client.

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