GC2018 Media Kit – British Virgin Islands (IVB)

Thank you for your interest in the Virgin Islands delegation to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The Gold Coast 2018 is the eighth Commonwealth Games in which the British Virgin Islands competes in.

The Commonwealth Games are one of the five main international sporting events that British Virgin Islands’ athletes aspire to compete in.

Comprising ten athletes in two sports, the team is one of the largest and strongest teams to represent the territory at a Commonwealth Games.

Track and Field athletes include Ashley Kelly (400m), Chantel Malone (Long Jump), Tahesia Harrigan-Scott (100m), Tynelle Gumbs (Discus and Hammer Throw), Trevia Gumbs (Discus and Shot Put), Eldred Henry (Discus and Shot Put), Khari Herbert (400m), and Kyron McMaster (400m Hurdles).

Squash players include Joe Chapman (Squash Singles and Doubles), and Neville Sorrentino (Squash Singles and Doubles).

Coaches, include head coach, Winston Potter; sprint coach, Joey Scott; jumping coach, Dwight Phillips; throwing coach Omar Jones; and squash coach, Adam Murrills.  Physiotherapist, Mark Latimer who also served tbe team at Delhi 2010.

BVI Commonwealth Games Association executive in attendance:  President, Ephraim Pen; General Secretary, Lloyd Black; Treasurer, Mark Chapman (Chef de Mission).

Download the media kit for athlete profiles, a history of the Virgin Islands at the Commonwealth Games, and fast facts on the VI.