Mothersill elected to NACAC Council

CIAA General Secretary Cydonie Mothersill and CIAA President Lance Barnes at the NACAC Congress in Mexico.

Cayman Islands former sprint queen Cydonie Mothersill has been elected to serve on the executive council of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC).

Mothersill, the general secretary of the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA), gained the confidence of delegates at the NACAC Congress in Queretaro, Mexico on Tuesday (2 July 2019). She will serve as one of the Members-At-Large.

Mike Sands of the Bahamas was elected as President, with Catherine Jordan of Barbados set to take up the post of Vice President. Stephanie Hightower (USA) is the Treasurer. The other Members-At-Large are Evelyn Farrell (Aruba), Howard Cornelius (Antigua and Barbuda) and Calixto Sierra (Honduras).

Mothersill and CIAA President Lance Barnes attended the Congress ahead of the NACAC U18 and U23 Championships this week, where six athletes are set to represent the Cayman Islands: Ava Hider (U18 1500m), Lacee Barnes (U23 shot put and discus), Shalysa Wray (U23 100m and 200m), Kashief Dawkins (U23 100m and 200m), Levi Superville (U23 1500m).

Mothersill won a gold medal in the 200m at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. During her career, she represented the Cayman Islands at several major international championships, including the Olympics and IAAF World Championships.

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