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SVG OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TO HOLD ELECTION NOVEMBER 12

Thirteen nominees will vie for six positions on the Executive of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Olympic Committee (SVGOC).

The new Executive will serve for the next four years and will be elected by eighteen affiliates, at the SVGOC Special General Meeting on Friday 12th November, at a time and place to be announced.

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There is a three-way battle for the post of President, involving Stephen Joachim- Swimming, Wayne Williams- Netball and Vanburn Harry- Taekwondo.

Trevor Bailey (Cycling), the outgoing president who served in that post from 1997 to the present but had earlier indicated that he will not be seeking re-election for the top position, is down to contest for the Vice President position.  He will have Rohan Providence of Basketball as his opponent.

Bailey and Providence are seeking to replace Williams who served in that post the past four years. 

Incumbent General Secretary- Keith Joseph of Track and Field, will have Vanburn Harry as his challenger.

Long standing Treasurer- Jacintha Ballantyne of Netball will seek re-election to that position.  She will contend against Nicha Brancker of Sailing and Rugby.

Contesting the post of Assistant Secretary General/Treasurer are Claude Bascombe Jr. (Karate) and Geshell Peters- Football.

President of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Volleyball Association- Suzanna Leigertwood-Ollivierre is the outgoing Assistant Secretary General/ Treasurer.

The two Trustee places may have been sown up, as Kevin Hannaway- Squash and La Prise Williams- Gymnastics, are the only two nominees. 

Hannaway and Williams will replace Vanburn Harry and James Bentick.

Apart from the elections, the various reports will be tabled for adoption at the November 12 Special Meeting.

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