Turning to sports: Belizean athletes in the thirty-second Olympiad held in Tokyo have made respectable showings, but unfortunately fell short in the medal department.
Samantha Dirks placed sixth in a field of eight in the 400-meter sprint while Amado Cruz clocked four minutes fifteen seconds in his heat in the canoe sprint. She said she was hoping for a better performance despite setbacks. He was optimistic in his prospects for the future.
Shaun Gill placed fifth in his heat finishing the 100-meter in a time of ten point eight-eight seconds.