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VINCENTIAN KINEKE ALEXANDER CHAIRS NACAC’S ATHLETES COMMISSION

Vincentian Kineke Alexander has been named the Chair of the North American, Central American, and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Athletes Commission.

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Alexander, 34, was among several recent appointments made by NACAC.  

Among the members of the Commission is World and Olympic champion Shelley- Ann Fraser, and NACAC Council Member Cydonie Motherstill who is functioning as a Mentor of the Commission.

Reports are that an athletes’ survey is being carried out among NACAC members to produce a comprehensive database of NACAC athletes.

Additionally, the Athletes Commission is working on its Terms of Reference.

Prior to being named Chair of NACAC’s Athletes Commission, Alexander had served as Team Athletics SVG’s prime liaison with athletes studying and training in the United States of America.

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During her time on the track, Alexander racked up several medals and is St Vincent and the Grenadines’ most decorated female track athlete.

She made an impressive regional debut finished as the top Under-15 Female athlete at the Caribbean Union of Teachers Games.

Alexander then moved on to pouch two medals at the Junior Carifta level, the first in 2001 when she collected a bronze in the 400m in the Under-17 age group, and the second a silver, when he moved up to the Under-20 category in 2003.

Alexander also gained a silver medal in the 400m of the Under-17 division of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in 2002.

Bronze medals in the 400m at the CAC Games in 2006 and NACAC Championships in 2007, added to her count

She had to wiat until 2013 to medal again and she did so by copping a gold medal in the 200m and a bronze in the 400m, at the 2013 CAC Games.

In 2015, she took bronze in the 400m at the Pan Am Games. 

Alexander has also earned medals at OECS and other regional invitational meets, and has reached the semi-finals twice at the Commonwealth Games.

She has represented St Vincent and the Grenadines at the World Youth Championships, the World Junior Championships, PANAM Juniors, the NACAC Under-23, the World Indoors, World Championships and the Olympic Games.

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