Rio Olympics

Brenessa and Aliyah

04 Aug: US-based Brenessa Thompson & Aaliyah Abrams Will Represent Guyana at Rio Summer Olympics

US-based Brenessa Thompson & Aaliyah Abrams will be representing Guyana at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil. The Olympic games will run from August 5 to 11 and Brenessa and Aaliyah are the two female athletes who make up Guyana’s 4 member Track Team. Brenessa Thompson (born 22 July 1996) is a Guyanese-American sprinter who specializes in 100m and 200m.  The Four-time All-American of Medgar Evers college is one of the most prolific sprinters in the…


02 Aug: She Rocks! Jamila Sanmoogan Swims Her Way Onto The Guyana Olympic Team

Jamila Keizia Sanmoogan will be one of two, and the only female swimmer representing Guyana at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 19-year-old, who recently trained in Columbia on a swimming scholarship, is slated to compete in the Women’s 50m Freestyle event. In an interview the Guyana Chronicle, Jamila shared the following: “It felt as if my dreams finally came true, there were so many feelings, from excitement to happiness” she…