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Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos
Capital
Cockburn

Population
18,000

Independence
N/A
National sports hero
David Lightbourne (100m)

Watch out for
Elvis Smith (javelin)

They sent a team of two to Kuala Lumpur, the second time they have attended. They made their debut at the Edmonton Games in 1978.

No medals have come their way yet but, as a developing sports nation, they are trying their hand at various disciplines.

Did you know?
The Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association was founded in 1996 and is the newest FA in world football.

They became the 200th member of world governing body Fifa when they joined in 1998.

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