GOA stipends for athletes and coaches
Through the International Olympic Committee Solidarity Fund, the Guyana Olympic Association on Saturday disbursed stipends to several athletes and coaches to aid their growth and development.
Local and overseas-based athletes, totalling 30, and 13 coaches spread across 10 disciplines are the beneficiaries of the funding. The funding, totalling $18 million, is retroactive December 2017.
GOA head K.A. Juman Yassin said the monthly pay will vary according to the specific needs of the athlete/coach with a minimum of $20,000 and a maximum of $60,000.
Beneficiaries of the GOA stipend:
Athletics’ Association of Guyana (Coaches): Johnny Gravesande, Linden Phillips, Julian Edmonds, Glenton Pantlitz (Athletes) Compton Caesar, Jermaine King, Kenisha Phillips, Deshana Skeete, Chantoba Bright, Joanna Archer, Toyan Raymond, Daniel Williams, Daniel Melville, Winston George, Troy Doris, Brenessa Thompson and Kadecia Baird.
Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (Athletes): Keevin Allicock, Christopher Moore (Coaches) Terrence Poole, Sebert Blake.
Guyana Badminton Association (Athletes) Narayan Ramdhani, Priyanna Ramdhani (Coach) Gokarn Ramdhani
Guyana Judo Federation (Athlete): Joshua Buchanan
Guyana National Rifle Association (Athlete) :Lennox Braithwaite, Ransford Goodluck
Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (Athletes): Andrew Fowler, Leon Seaton, Hannibal Gaskin, Jamila Sanmoogan
Guyana Squash Association (Athletes) Mary Fung- A-Fat, Sunil Seth (Coach) Carl Ince
Guyana Table Tennis Association (Athletes) Shamar Britton, Christopher Franklin, Chelsea Edghill, Trenace Lowe (Coaches) Hillary Anderson, Idi Lewis
Guyana Rugby Football Union (Coaches) Theodore Henry, Larry Adonis
Guyana Volleyball Federation (Coach) Ms. Kirenia Ballard