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dominica

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Capital
Roseau

Population
64,000

Independence
1978
National sports hero
Irving Shillingford (cricket)

Watch out for
Isabella Charles (shot put/discus)

Dominica have competed in three Games, debuting in 1970 and making further appearances in 1994 and 1998 when a team of six travelled to Kuala Lumpur.

They are still looking for their first medal and are strongest in the track and field events.

Did you know?
Dominican-born Adam Sanford Sunday was the first indigenous Caribbean to be picked for the West Indies cricket team when he played in a Test against India last year.

Sanford is a Carib, many of whom live on Dominica.

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