Cleopatra Borel's achievements in the service of Trinidad and Tobago should be  given recognition and respect .
Borel is a role model . Her perseverance.  Her dignity ,humility and indomitable will are attributes that have stood her in good stead over the years. That she continues to compete in a demanding discipline unblemished and displaying the highest standard of Fairplay is noteworthy. Always giving of her best for her country.
Her recent success  as this country's first ever Pan Am Games Gold medalist is a significant milestone following previous Pan Am bronze and silver medal success.
The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) congratulates Cleopatra Borel , the TTOC 2014 Sportswoman of the year , on her Pan Am Toronto 2015  Gold medal but more importantly on her long, meritorious and exemplary  service to Trinidad and Tobago in the sphere of sport.