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Guyana's Commonwealth Games team begins arriving in Birmingham

In photo (L-R): Patrice Mahaica, Paul Mahaica, Coach Sean Baksh, Aleka Persaud and Sekhel Tzedeq.

Guyana's team for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England began arriving today with table tennis and swimming being the latest.

Swimming Coach Sean Baksh and the country’s swimmers arrived along with the table tennis team and coaches Linden Johnson and Idi Lewis.

The swimmers will compete in the following:

Men – Paul Mahaica (50m Butterfly, 50m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle) and Sekhel Tzedeq (50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle, 100m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle).

Women – Patrice Mahaica (50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle) and Aleka Persaud (50m Butterfly, 50m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 100m Freestyle).

Meanwhile the tennis team features Shemar Britton, Joel Alleyne and Christopher Franklin, along with Natalie Cummings, Priscila Greaves and Thuraia Thomas. Olympian Chelsea Edghill and Johnathan Van Lange will meet-up with the team before they head into competition.

The games will officially open on July 28.

The men's and women's Table Tennis team event will take place on Day One of the Commonwealth Games on July 29.

The table tennis teams will compete as follows:

Men – Shemar Britton (Singles, Doubles, Team, Mixed Doubles), Christopher Franklin (Singles, Doubles, Team, Mixed Doubles), Johnathan Van Lange (Singles, Doubles, Team, Mixed Doubles) and Joel Alleyne (Doubles, Team).

Women – Chelsea Edghill (Singles, Doubles, Team, Mixed Doubles), Natalie Cummings (Singles, Doubles, Team, Mixed Doubles), Priscila Greaves (Singles, Doubles, Team) and Thuraia Thomas (Doubles, Team, Mixed Doubles).


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