Saturday, January 20, 2018

London 2017 4x400m champions are TTOC’s Sportsman of the Year*

WORLD BEATERS

HEROES ALL: T&T quarter-milers, from left, Lalonde Gordon, Machel Cedenio, Rennie Quow and Jereem Richards soak in the acclaim after the World Champion 4x400m team was named collectively as the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s Sportsman of the Year for 2017. Missing from the quintet was US-based Jarrin Solomon. —Photo: ISHMAEL SALANDY


“It is all about the team and teamwork. I couldn’t have done it without the rest of my team and it feels really great,” Team TTO athlete Rennie Quow was reflecting on the historic Team TTO men’s 4x400 IAAF World Championship title-winning team whose members were jointly named Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Sportsman of the Year on Friday night.
It was the first time a team had been bestowed the honour by the TTOC, an award revealed at the 23rd edition of the TTOC Annual Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency. Meanwhile sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye, who was not present at the show, was named TTOC Sportswoman of the Year for the second year in a row.

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