Jamaica’s Paralympic team on Saturday got a $1.3 million injection of cash from sponsors Jamaica Beverages through its brand Busta towards their trip to the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico from November 12-20.
The cheque was presented at a small function held at GM Challenger headquarters on Molynes Road in Kingston.
Six athletes and four officials will make the journey to Central America, including Alphonso Campbell who won discus gold and javelin silver at the last Parapan Am Games in Rio 2007. Cunningham, who also holds the Parapan Am record in both, will compete in the F-53 class.
Beijing Paralympic bronze medallist Tanto Campbell will compete in the F-56 class discus; Kevon Reid competes in the F-55 shot put, while veteran Sylvia Grant will compete in the F-57 class discus and javelin. Read more →