Silver Crown of Merit for World Champ

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Governor??General, Sir Elliot Belgrave, congratulates Barbados’ first World Champion in the 110 metres hurdles, Ryan Brathwaite, with the insignia for the Silver Crown of Merit during a brief ceremony at Government House this morning. (C.Pitt/BGIS)??

Barbados’ first World Champion in the 110 metres hurdles, Ryan Brathwaite, was today presented the insignia for the Silver Crown of Merit by Governor-General, Sir Elliott Belgrave in a brief ceremony at Government House today.

It was given in recognition of his attainment of a gold medal in the 110 metres hurdles during the 2009 World Games held in Berlin, Germany.

Mr. Brathwaite was accompanied on his visit to Government House by athletic therapist, Chalise Jordan and friend and mentor, Trevor Welch.

theresa.blackman@barbados.gov.bb

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