Tickets ready for Cydonie meet

With the eagerly anticipated Cayman Invitational just a few weeks away, enthusiasts wanting to see award winning track stars in action can now purchase tickets for the event.  

The meet is at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex on 9 May and will feature over 80 professional track athletes. Event organiser Cydonie Mothersill is expecting a packed crowd and in an attempt to ensure that everyone gets the opportunity to share in the excitement, ticket prices are reasonable and available at easily accessible locations. Seating for finish line area tickets are $35 (adults and children) and general seating at the TE McField Grandstand is $30 (adults) and $12 (children under 12). Mackie Seymour Stadium seating is $20 (adults) and $10 (children under 12). 

Tickets are available at all LIME retail store locations, Funky Tangs and JN Money Transfer. 

The lineup for the inaugural event includes Olympic and World champion athletes like American sprinter Carmalita Jeter, ranked No.1 in the world last year, Dylan Armstrong, whose career highlights include being the Canadian record holder and current world No.1 in shot put, Novlene Williams-Mills, the Jamaican women’s 400m two time world champion, Michael Frater, member of the Jamaican 4x100m world record breaking team and Bahamian Olympic medallist Chris Brown who is currently ranked No.4 in the world in the 400m.  

“With this star studded line-up competing for the first time in Cayman, we want everyone to come out and be a part of the excitement,” said Mothersill who will be running in the 200m. Jeter will race in the 100m. Many of Cayman’s top athletes, including Olympians Ronald Forbes and Kemar Hyman will also be competing.  

For early tickets and for updates and information about the Cayman Invitational log on to Facebook.com/CaymanInvitational or follow on Twitter @CayInvitational. 

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Cydonie Mothersill will race in the 200m. – PHOTOS: RON SHILLINGFORD

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