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British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands flag
Capital
Road Town

Population
20,000

Independence
N/A
National sports hero
Tahesia Harrigan (athletics)

Watch out for
Brian Bohlke (1500m)

The British Virgin Islands competed in the Games for the first time in Victoria, Canada, in 1994 and also sent a team of four athletes to Malaysia.

No medals as yet but they have put on a strong showing in the sprints.

Did you know?
In 2001, Cassandra Gregg became the first woman to coach a menís team in the British Virgin Islands Football Associationís annual tournament.

She steered her Virgin Gorda side to a place in the final to go with a third-place league finish.

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