Port of Spain, Trinidad, 5th October 2016: Diligence, focus and determination - these were the habits that Trinidad and Tobago 400M Olympian, Machel Cedenio, told students assisted in his reaching the 2016 Rio Olympics and achieving his overall goals.

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Proverbs 24:10 King James Version (KJV). “If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.” In local parlance that means don’t play mas if you ‘fraid powder.

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T&T’s three-member athletic delegation Akeem Stewart, Nyoshia Cain and Shanntol Ince finished tied with Finland for 56th on the medal table out of 163 countries as the Rio Paralympic Games came to a close yesterday. Its three-medal haul included one gold, one silver and one bronze.

Read more: Stewart, Cain and Ince return as Paralympic heroes

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago hosted the country's Olympic team at his residence following their return from the Rio 2016 Games.

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• Jonny Brownlee began to weave across course in final few hundred metres
• ‘I think it’s as close to death as you can be in sport,’ says Alistair

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