Minister of Sports, Stephen Lashley, has urged Barbadians to continue supporting their country’s Olympic team.
In a statement issued to the media as he prepared to join the team in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mr. Lashley said that Government also supported the efforts of the team.
“We are hopeful of medals, but most importantly, we want to encourage our athletes to do the best they can,” he said.
The Sports Minister said it was very important for Barbadians to demonstrate their full support for our athletes in Rio.
“I would want to continue to ask Barbadians to remember our athletes, to support them, to pray for them, and to become enthusiastic about their performances in Rio,” Mr. Lashley urged.