How do Saint Lucian women emerge as best in different “Sports” fields? 

The First name on the list is Julien Alfred, also known as sprinter senstation recently secured a silver medal in the Women's 100 M Finals in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

How do Saint Lucian women emerge as best in different
How do Saint Lucian women emerge as best in different "Sports" fields? 

Castries, Saint Lucia: Nowadays, women across the globe are showing huge power in the sports field. They are performing exceptionally well in different sports. In the sports tournaments such as Olympics, Commonwealth, World Athletic Championship, cricket and many more, women have emerged as a force to be reckoned with. 

Audiences only witnessed a spectacular performance from women as they could able to see them only on the ground and sporting fields. Women of one such country have also been emerging as sports stars in different sporting activities. Dubbed the perfect honeymoon destination, Saint Lucia gave birth to such incredible women in sports. People all across the globe recognized the particular sports by the names of Saint Lucian women. 

Read Here: Extraordinary journey of some extraordinary women in sports: 

The First name on the list is Julien Alfred, also known as a sprinter sensation who recently secured a silver medal in the Women’s 100 M Finals in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

Julien has had a remarkable season winning the Women’s 100m semi-final last week with a time of 10.90. She went on to smoke the competition in the finals of the 2022 NCAA Division One Outdoor Championships this past weekend in Oregon in 11.02 seconds. Alfred was also the first leg runner of the champion 4x100m relay team which clocked a time of 42.42.

The sprint sensation is the third fastest woman in the world this year. Only Jamaican veterans Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson-Herah have run faster.

Minister for Youth Development and Sports, Kenson Casimir, in remarking on the track star’s recent successes said: “I continue to be impressed with the maturation of Julien Alfred on the global stage. I must congratulate her, her local coach Cuthbert Modeste, and her family on a job well done. I must also acknowledge former Minister of Sports, Shawn Edward on the initial support provided to her during his tenure. As a nation, we are now reaping the rewards of our good governance. We will continue to provide her with as much support as we can, while we nurture all our emerging athletes.”

The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports commits to the continued support of Julien Alfred, as is the case for all athletes under the agency’s Elite and Emerging Athletes Program.

On the same breadth, two small girls are also all set to represent team Saint Lucia at the 10th Commonwealth Karate Championships from 7th-11th September in Birmingham UK. With the team coach Kara-Lee Emmanuel Theobalds, the name of the junior athletes is Cianna Dalsan. 

The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – Saint Lucia wishes Team Saint Lucia all the best at the 10th Commonwealth Karate Championships from 7th-11th September in Birmingham UK.

Earlier, two St. Lucian Female cricketers were selected to participate in the inaugural Women’s CPL, which was held at St. Kitts from August 31 to September 4, 2022.

This tournament witnessed 3 Female teams (Barbados Royals, Guyana Amazon Warriors and Trinbago Knight Riders) battling against each other to win the prestigious 1st place trophy. Preceding this tournament the players had also engaged in The 6ixty Tournament.

The Saint Lucian Women cricketer named QIANA JOSEPH had played with the Barbados Royals, whilst West Indies A/West Indies Under-19 cricketer; ZAIDA JAMES has been selected to the Guyana Amazon Warriors.

Keep believing in yourself and keep putting God first” that was the message from the St. Lucian Qiana Joseph who represented the Barbados Royals. 

Quiana has been playing since primary school and has gone to the national team and encourages young ladies like herself to keep following their dreams. Massy Group, along with Massy Stores and Shell Lubricants, proudly sponsors the Massy Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL)! 

While making Saint Lucia proud, another woman named Megan Nestor represented the country in netball at all levels, Under 16, under 23, Windward Island and Seniors. Megan has won a scholarship and will be pursuing a BSN in Nursing at Wayland Baptist University in Texas, where she will be playing basketball. The authorities extended good luck and all the best and stated, “we are super proud of you. Wishing you even more success in the future.”

Windward Islands female Under 19 player St Lucian SELENA ROSS returned home on Saturday, August 20, after completing a very successful 2-week training camp with the senior West Indies female team in Antigua.

The 15-year-old SELENA ROSS, a student of Sir Ira Simmons Secondary, is a Left Arm Swing Bowler and a Left Handed lower Oder batter.

SELENA’S cricket journey began only three years ago through the Northern Cluster Grassroots/ Gros Islet Cricket Association. The Northern Cluster Grassroots/ Gros Islet Cricket Association remains absolutely committed to your holistic development, Selena.

Saint Lucia witnessed the exceptional journey of some incredible women who have emerged as one of the best players across the globe. They turned out to be an example for everyone, especially for girls who want to play and see their career in sports.