Commonwealth Day, which is usually celebrated globally on the 2nd Monday in March. This year the celebrations will take place on Monday 14th 2022.
To commemorate this year's celebrations the Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association (TTCGA) will join the Commonwealth family to celebrate Commonwealth Day on Saturday 12th March 2022.
The TTCGA, represented by its vice president Diane Henderson, will be teaming up with the British High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago and the Santa Cruz Green Market for the ‘One Commonwealth Green Market initiative’, aimed at encouraging a healthy lifestyle, sustainability, sport and nutrition, and the rich culture.
Apart from the TTCGA there will be four other Commonwealth Games family members based in T&T - namely the United Kingdom, Canada, India and Jamaica - joining in on the initiative which will kick off at 9:00am and run until 12:00 noon.
Olympian and bronze medallist in the 2021 AIBA World Championship, Nigel Paul, will be sharing his stories on the importance of nutrition as an athlete and he will be accompanied by TTO Olympic cyclist, Kwesi Browne, and top national female boxer, Tiana Guy.
Also present at the event will be Tracy Pierre, sport nutritionist who has a Master's Degree in Sports and Exercise Science with a focus on Sport Nutrition from Leeds Metropolitan University. Pierre has a keen interest in sharing her knowledge and giving back to sport and nutrition in T&T.
Source: Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association (TTCGA)