At the top of the newscast, we told you of athletes Samantha Dirks, Shaun Gill and Amado Cruz, who are representing Belize at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. But these are not the only athletes leaving the country. A group of fifteen leaves Belize tomorrow to participate in the Central American Junior and Youth Championships in Nicaragua. Three of the athletes stopped by our studios today to tell us how they are prepping for the games
Gina Tejeda will be participating for shotput while Adrian Wade and Jada Logan will compete in track and field. The event is sponsored by CADICA, the Central America Track & Field Organization. More than one hundred athletes from *Central America are expected to participate.