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Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair receive Gilmore Henkson Fair Play Trophy

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PRESS RELEASE- Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association- August 28th

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It has been announced by Mr. Charles Bartley Hyde, President of the Belize Olympic Committee’s Fair Play Commission, and other members; Mr. Raymond Lashley, Ms. Hadie Gomez, Mrs. Yolanda Fonseca and Mr. Edward Pitts, and with the consent of Mr. Hilly Martinez, President of the Belize Olympic & Commonwealth Games Association, in concurrence with His Excellency, Sir Colville Young, Patron of the Belize Olympic Committee that the Gilmore Henkson Fair Play Trophy has been awarded to Mr. Woodrow West and Mr. Ian Gaynair for their outstanding honesty & patriotism during their participation in the Gold Cup Tournament in the U.S.A. Their character exemplifies the aims and objectives of the International Olympic Committee.

The Gilmore Henkson Trophy was established some years ago by the Belize Olympic Committee in memory of Mr. Gilmore Henkson who was a diligent and excellent secretary of the Belize Olympic Committee for many years. He was an outstanding Football, Softball & Cricket player.

The Trophy will be presented to the recipients on the 6th of August at Government House in Belmopan by H. E. Sir Colville Young.

It will be recalled that the Belize Olympic & Commonwealth Games Association contributed the sum of $30,000.00 towards the team’s expenses for their attendance at these prestigious games.

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