Yes, there are Caribbean Olympians in the Winter Games. A number of athletes representing the tropical Caribbean region will participate in the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea city of Sochi in South-Eastern Russia from February 7-23. Among the featured athletes from the Caribbean are a five-member Bobsleigh delegation from Jamaica, a husband and wife team from Dominica and athletes from the US Virgin Islands (USVI), the Cayman Islands and Tortola in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
In a full article in the Aruba Daily Caribbean countries are showing a lot of pride.
CEO of CANOC Broadcasting Inc. (CBI), Larry Romany said it’s another moment of pride for the Caribbean to have athletes representing their national countries at the Winter Olympics and vying for medals.
“Our Caribbean athletes have demonstrated that they have an unconquerable spirit and it is this undeniable perseverance and grit determination that has put them at the top of their field and also for many individuals, to achieve personal excellence. We know our Caribbean athletes in Sochi will make us proud and it will be another unifying period for our region to support these exceptional athletes who spent countless hours working hard to qualify for the Winter Olympics,” said Romany.
Learn about the Caribbean athletes in the full article on Aruba Daily: Aruba Daily - Caribbean Athletes in Sochi