A group of young Dominicans is presently in Martinique competing in a Boxing tournament.
The Boxing Tournament for Creole Speaking Countries runs from July 2 to July 4 in Lamentin.
Boxers from Gaudeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, Haiti, St. Lucia and Dominica are participating in the event.
So far, on Thursday night, Charles Leatham of Dominica has won his first bout against his Martinique opponent.
However, Mitchel Bertrand, of Dominica who is competing for the first time in a regional competition, has lost his bout to Guadeloupe.
The full Dominican team consists of:
Robert Valmond/ Coach
Job Joseph/ Coach
Samond David/ 80kg light heavy weight
Esaias Burnette/ 69kg welterweight
Mitchel Bertrand/ 69 welterweight
Jamesy Greenaway/ 64kg light welter
Rowain Christopher/ 75kg middle weight
Joachim Isaac/ 90kg super heavy weight
Ghandi Matthew/ 75kg middle weight
Simon Joseph/56kg bantan weight
Charles Leatham/69kg welter weight