The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs (MSYA) joins Trinidad and Tobago in extending congratulations to Michelle Lee Ahye who won the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games women’s 100 metre final at the Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast, Australia. Michelle completed the race in an outstanding 11.14 seconds. Her win at the Games was historic for Trinidad and Tobago as it became the country’s first Gold in this event.
Over the years, Michelle Lee Ahye has proven to be one of the Trinidad and Tobago’s top female athletes, competing at various national, regional and international events such as the Trinidad & Tobago National T&F Championships 100 metres in both 2013 and 2014, the IAAF World Indoor T&F Championships in Poland in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Other members of Team TTO who participated in the women’s 100 metre final included Khalifa St Fort and Reyare Thomas who finished sixth (6th) and seventh (7th) respectively.
The MSYA also congratulates all our other athletes on their performances at the Games. The Ministry stands committed to establishing clear pathways towards holistic sport development and sporting achievement, which lead to the evolution and growth of our nation and the citizens who represent our Trinidad and Tobago with great pride.