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Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago
Capital
Port-of-Spain

Population
1,087,000

Independence
1962
National sports hero
Brian Lara (cricket)

Watch out for
Darrel Brown (100m/4x100m relay)

Trinidad and Tobagoís first Games were in 1934 and they have competed 13 times.

They have won 34 medals, eight of them gold, and are strongest in sprinting and weightlifting.

In 1998, their team of 69 won a medal of each colour, Ato Boldon the highest achiever with gold in the 100m.

Did you know?
Manchester Unitedís Trinidad and Tobago international striker Dwight Yorke first came to England as a teenager after being spotted by Aston Villa boss Graham Taylor on the clubís pre-season tour of the West Indies.

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