Haiti in Caribbean Games,
The Haitian athletes and coaches who took part in the 2022 Caribbean Games posing for a picture. Photo courtesy of Comité Olympique Haïtien (COH)

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Twelve athletes will be representing Haiti in Guadeloupe, to take part in the first Caribbean Game to be held from Wednesday June 29, to Sunday July 3rd, 2022. 

This will be the first Caribbean Games to bring together  29 countries and 800 athletes in disciplines such as track and field, judo, swimming, netball, cycling, 3-on-3 basketball and handsport.

"Our athletes are very motivated, preparing to give their best,”  Hans Larsene, president of  the Haitian Olympic Committee told The Haitian Times. “We’re used to doing well in this kind of competition.” 

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I am Juhakenson Blaise, a journalist based in the city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I cover the news that develops in this city and deals with other subjects related to the experience of Haitians for the Haitian Times newspaper. I am also a lover of poetry.