Minister Rolle Recognizes 20th Anniversary of the "Golden Girls"

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October 01, 2020

In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the “Golden Girls” gold-medal-winning performance at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle poses with “Golden Girls” team member representatives Eldece Clarke-Lewis (left of Minister Rolle) and double-gold Olympian Pauline Davis-Thompson (right of Minister Rolle), in front of the House of Assembly, on September 30, 2020. 

Minister Rolle also recognized the Golden Girls in the House of Assembly that day. Pictured in the group photo (left to right) are as follows: Nathaniel McKinney, World Championships silver medalist 4x400m and Sports Tourism representative; Leonardo Dean, champion bodybuilder and Sports Tourism representative; Rupert Gardiner, 2000 Bahamas Olympics Team track and field coach; Golden Girl Eldece Clarke-Lewis; Minister Rolle; Golden Girl Pauline Davis-Thompson; Drumeco Archer, President of the BAAA; and Timothy Munnings, Director of Sports. In the second row, from her Ministry, are as follows: Ken Wilson, Sports Consultant; Eugene Poitier, Permanent Secretary; Montez Williams, Under Secretary; and Oria Wood, Chief Sports Officer. The other "Golden Girls" are Debbie Ferguson; Chandra Sturrup, and Savatheda Fynes. (BIS Photos/Eric Rose)


News date : 10/01/2020    Category : About Bahamians, Letters

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