PANAM Swimming Champs kicks off to a wet and action packed start

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PANAM Swimming Champs kicks off to a wet and action packed start

Trinidad and Tobago is hosting the 2022 PANAM Age Group Swimming Championship, which is recognized as the premier Age Group competition in the Americas.

The event has attracted over 300 athletes to T&T, participating from the Federations of the United States of America, South America, Central America, Canada, the British Commonwealth, and the Caribbean.

The Minister of Sport and Community Development, Shamfa Coudjoe, declared the start of the 2022 Pan Am Swimming Championships at the official launch and opening ceremony at the National Aquatic Centre, Couva, on Thursday June 2nd.

Also present at the opening was the President of PanAm Aquatics, Maureen Croes, CEO of Trinidad Tourism Limited, Kurtis Rudd, the President of ASATT, Lindsey Gillette, CEO of SporTT, Jason Williams and the Chairman of SporTT, Douglas Camacho.

The competition begins at 10am daily and continues until Sunday 5th June.

Participating Countries include:

Aruba, Barbados, Columbia, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname and hosts, Trinidad and Tobago.