Saturday, July 13, 2024

Kian Trejo to represent Belize and La Isla Bonita at Commonwealth Games in England


Island athlete Kian Trejo is making final preparations before traveling to Birmingham, England, to participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games set for July 28th-August 8th. Trejo will be competing in the Triathlon discipline. This sport consists of swimming, cycling, and running over various distances.

Trejo shared with The San Pedro Sun that he felt proud and privileged for this opportunity and promised to represent his hometown San Pedro and the country well. As the time for departure draws near, Trejo said he trains daily. “I am trying to be as prepared as possible to perform well in these important games,” said Trejo.

The San Pedro athlete is a veteran of Triathlon and has participated in national and international tournaments in countries like Guatemala and Mexico. His latest participation in Belize was on June 26th, when he placed first in the Olympic Run held in Belize City.

Kian Trejo is part of a delegation of 12 other athletes competing in cycling and athletics. The athletes competing in cycling include Byron Pope, Oscar Quiroz, Alicia Thompson, Kaya Cattouse, Cory Williams, Justin Williams, and Giovanni Lovell. Hilary Gladden, Ashantie Carr, Ashontie Carr, Shaun Gill, and Brandon Jones will compete in athletics.

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