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5 top golden athletes of Team Seychelles at Indian Ocean Island Games in Mauritius

Victoria, Seychelles | August 1, 2019, Thursday @ 10:53 in Entertainment » SEYCHELLES BUZZ | By: Betymie Bonnelame | Views: 7748
5 top golden athletes of Team Seychelles at Indian Ocean Island Games in Mauritius

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(Seychelles News Agency) - Team Seychelles won 110 medals -- including 28 gold -- at the 10th Indian Ocean Island Games which took place in Mauritius from July 19-28.

This was a better result than the previous Games in Reunion in 2015 where Seychelles won 97 medals, including 25 gold.  

SNA looks at the top gold medal winners for Seychelles at the Games in Mauritius.

 

Felicity Passon

Passon became the most decorated athlete of Seychelles at the Games while winning seven gold medals.  The 20-year-old won gold medals in the 100m backstroke, 50m butterfly, 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 100m butterfly, 200m medley and 200m backstroke. 

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Clementina Agricole

Agricole won three gold medals in weightlifting 59 kg category. She lifted a total of 166 kg -- 73kg in snatch and 93 in clean and jerk. She achieved the same feat in 2015 in Reunion.

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Romantha Larue

She won three gold medals in the 87 kg category. Larue lifted a total of 150kg -- 65kg in snatch and 85 kg in clean and jerk.

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Steven Baccus

One of the most experienced Seychellois weightlifters in the Indian Ocean Island Games, Baccus lifted a total of 295 kg – 130kg in snatch and 165 kg in clean and jerk. He was competing in the 102 kg category in Mauritius and won three gold medals repeating his achievement of 2015 in Reunion.

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Natacha Chetty

In athletics, Chetty won gold medals in the long jump with 6.04 metres and high jump with 1.70 metres. 

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