The curtain came down on the Indigenous Heritage Games in the wee hours of Monday morning, September 19, 2016 after the final football match between Region 1-Mabaruma and Region 9-Tabatinga at the Everest Cricket Club Ground.
Junior Indigenous People’s Affairs Minister, Valerie Garrido-Lowe was present along with Mr. John Ramsingh who announced the winners. The presentation of trophies for the winners of the Indigenous Heritage Archery Competition 2016, was made by GSSF/Archery Guyana Chair Mr. Nicholas Hing.
The Finals was deemed a success as the Finalists competing were required to shoot two ends of six arrows, totaling 12 arrows from 20 metres.
At the close of the Finals, the Honourable Minister George Norton demonstrated his skill to the crowd after a brief tutorial from Mr. Nicholas Hing, Chairman of the Archery Committee.
At the end of yet another exciting afternoon, the Foundation released the Results of the Finals. Trophies were presented at the Closing Presentation Ceremony for Overall 1-3 in Men’s Senior, Women’s Senior and Juniors Categories.
|Sean Duncan||57||Region 4 – Pattensen|
|Anand Mangra||54||Region 4 – Eccles|
|Eric Hing||30||Region 4 – South Ruimveldt Park|
|Samira Duncan||27||Region 4 – Pattensen|
|Shearlyn Duncan||20||Region 4 – Pattensen|
|Narda Mohamed||18||Region 4 – Robb Street|
|Aliyah Gordon||11||Region 3 – Parfaite Harmonie|
|Shamara Duncan||7||Region 4 – Pattensen|
|Garville Daniels||3||Region 9 – Annai|
In photos below:
Minister George Norton takes aim at the close of the Indigenous Heritage Archery Competition 2016 under the direction of GSSF/Archery Guyana’s Chair, Mr. Nicholas Hing. Watching on is GSSF’s President, Ms. Vidushi Persaud-McKinnon:
Mr. Sean Duncan receiving his Trophy for Overall Men’s Senior First in the Archery Competition of the Indigenous Heritage Games 2016 from Mr. Nicholas Hing on the right.
Ms. Samira Duncan receiving her Trophy for Overall Women’s Senior First in the Archery Competition of the Indigenous Heritage Games 2016 from Mr. Nicholas Hing on the right.