Jamaica: Prime Minister Andrew Holness hailed the players of the Caribbean country for winning crucial races at the Penn Relays on Saturday, April 30, 2022.
He expressed his pleasure to be there and witnessed the winning situation of the Jamaicans. PM Holness cheered the schools and encouraged the students to play incredibly.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness stated that the students had played very well, and he felt very honoured to be present at the site. He feels honoured to join the hundreds of Jamaica who attended the relays to cheer on their favourite schools.
PM Holness said, “Wherever Jamaicans are, our presence is seen and felt. Today, high schools from Jamaica won crucial races at the Penn Relays, and I was happy to be among the hundreds of Jamaicans who attended the relays to cheer on their favourite schools.”
Outlining the meaning and significance of the Penn Relays, Prime Minister Andrew Holness emphasized that the Penn Relays is a staple in Jamaican athletics, and our continued successes at the event further reinforce that the relays are indeed a track and field powerhouse.
He said that Relays are something which reinforces the stamina of the athletes and increases the capacity in the sports industry. PM Holness stated that sports should be encouraged among athletes as it works as a track and field powerhouse.
PM Holness outlined that Jamaica has a long-standing tradition of participating in the Penn Relays and this year marks 58 years.
Expressing pleasure for joining the event, PM Holness noted, “As part of our 60th-anniversary celebrations, I am pleased to be here to support our outstanding athletes of whom we continue to be extremely proud.”
Onenetta La Beach stated, “Awesome congratulations. I swear my PM Andrew Holness have more than 24 hours in his day. With all the things he finds time for. Jamaica has never had a more involved and caring PM. Let all the haters hate as much as they want you are doing an amazing job Sir.”