Dominica sets eye on another Commonwealth Games medal

Garcia said he is looking forward to the finals. Photo: Dominica Olympic Committee Media Team

Dominica has its eyes set on another medal at the Commonwealth Games now taking place in Australia.

Men’s Triple Jumper, Yordanys Duranano Garcia has qualified for the finals of the men’s triple jump.

Garcia was the top jumper in the qualification round with an easy leap of 16.75 meters, well past the automatic qualification mark of 16.60 meters.

He needed only one jump to achieve the feat and will now compete in the finals on Friday Caribbean time.

The athlete said he is very happy with his performance at the games and is looking forward to the finals.

“I am concentrating right now on the finals,” he stated. “I am praying for everything to be well.”

Garcia thanked the Dominica Olympic Committee for supporting him and highlighted his training in Mexico.

“My training in Mexico was really good,” he stated. “My preparation for the competition was really good. I am happy to represent Dominica at the Commonwealth Games.”

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6 Comments

  1. Alickson severin
    April 12, 2018

    Take the bull my the horn and go for it young man!! The world is your oyster you have nothing to loose !!!

  2. Yes I
    April 12, 2018

    All the best. I wish you God’s BLESSINGS.

  3. Not Dominican
    April 12, 2018

    De man is a Cuban and not Dominican.

  4. Unknown
    April 12, 2018

    Keep on striving young man

  5. JOE
    April 12, 2018

    “He needed only one jump to achieve the feat and will now compete in the finals on Friday Caribbean time.”

    The time is left out……. and can you get more details on Mr. Garcia??? for most of us we are hearing about him for the first time.

    However i wish him all the best i pray he comes out with a medal for us….

  6. mine
    April 12, 2018

    Good luck young man.

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