Grenada: Meet Lindon Victor and Jamora Alves- sports personalities of Year 2022

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture of Grenada hailed the sports personalities of the Year 2022, such as Lindon Victor and Jamora Alves.

Grenada: Meet Lindon Victor and Jamora Alves- sports personalities of Year 2022
Grenada: Meet Lindon Victor and Jamora Alves- sports personalities of Year 2022

Grenada: The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture of Grenada hailed the sports personalities of the Year 2022, such as Lindon Victor and Jamora Alves. Both personalities have been nominated by the audience of the country on the basis of their achievements and records in the field.

Firstly, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Grenada outlined the profile of Lindon Victor, which is as follows:

  • Victor, who is also the Commonwealth champion, broke his Grenadian record from 2017, scoring 8,550 points to win the 2022 decathlon at the Decastar meeting in Talence.
  • In 2022, he also won gold in the Men’s decathlon at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
  • Lindon Victor finished 5th Overall in the Men’s Decathlon at the World Championships 2022, with a season’s best score of 8474 Points.
  • Grenada’s Lindon Victor broke his own National Record in Decathlon, after winning at the Decastar meeting in Talence with 8550 points which is described as 7th in 2022, 45th of all times and the 3rd Caribbean of all time.
  • Victor contested his fourth decathlon of the year, having finished second in Götzis and fifth at the World Championships before his triumph at the Commonwealth Games.
  • He equalled his 4.80m season’s best in the pole vault and followed it with a 66.01m throw in the javelin, another intense event for the Grenadian, giving him a lead of almost 400 points going into the final event.

 Ministry of Youth and Sports of Grenada outlined the profile of Jamora Alves, which is as follows: 

  • Carriacou’s Jamora Alves is an outstanding female shot-put and discus athlete making waves internationally.
  • The 19-year was discovered by Grenadian coach Trevor McIntosh.
  • Last year, Alves secured a full university scholarship to attend St. John’s University, in the United States. She is pursuing a degree in Health and Human Service and Biology.
  • Meet Jamora Alves, a female shot put, discus and javelin athlete from Carriacou, Grenada, a freshman at St. John’s University in the United States of America.
  • During the 2022 athletic season, Jamora recorded a personal best in her three specialized events.
  • Carriacou’s Jamora Alves, an outstanding female shot-put and discus athlete, is making waves internationally.
  • The 19-year was discovered by Grenadian coach Trevor McIntosh.
  • Alves last year secured a full university scholarship to attend St. John’s University, United States. 
  • Jamora Alves of Carriacou opened her 2023 indoor season last weekend with a victory at the St John’s University meet at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in New York.
  • Alves won the Women’s Shot Put with a throw of 13.15 metres.

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture of Grenada stated, “Your Sports Personalities of the Year 2022, as nominated by our followers, are 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐧 𝐕𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 (𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐞) & 𝐉𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐚 𝐀𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐬 (𝐅𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐞). Let’s send them some love & appreciation.”