Daily Express Sport Filler#2

Nearly a year after the announcement that the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) won the bid to host the 2019 Carifta Aquatics Championships, the local body is now running the risk of losing the Games if they do not supply certain logistical information to the Carifta Congress in 30 days.

The mandate was handed down at the Carifta Congress, an annual meeting of delegates from the 24 Caribbean countries that compete at the regional games, on Tuesday, the final day of the 2018 Carifta Aquatics Championships in Jamaica.

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