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Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (VIOC) Announces Rio Olympic Team

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (VIOC) announces 7 Virgin Islanders that have made Team Virgin Islands for  the Rio 2016 Olympics. Laverne Jones – 200m Caylee Watson – Swimming Rex Tullius – Swimming Muhammad Halim – Triple Jump Eddie Lovett – 110m Hurdle Clayton Laurent Jr. – Boxing 91+ kg Cy Thompson – Sailing (Laser)  

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Olympic Month calendar

For many years we have celebrated Olympic Month Olympic Day runs on St. Thomas and St. Croix. Recently, we have expanded our Olympic Month calendar to include more activities for you to get involved in. All of our events are FREE! June 11th St. Thomas Olympic Day Run – 7:30 am Magens Bay, St. Thomas. Run, […]

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Cy Thompson has sailed his way into the 2016 Olympic Games

Coming off his Canadian Olympic Regatta win, Cy Thompson has sailed his way into the 2016 Olympic Games. The 26 year old St. Thomas native is no stranger to determination and prowess, he spent 1 month training with the Canadian Sailing team in Ontario. With a total of 15 scheduled races over 5 days, Cy’s […]

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2015 Pan Am Games

TORONTO -Sailor Cy Thompson of St. Thomas carried the U.S. Virgin Islands flag on Friday night, leading the delegation of 18 athletes at the opening ceremony for the Pan Am Games in Toronto. The USVI , dressed in blue and white, were one of 41 delegations in the Parade of Nations before 45,000 spectators at […]

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Central American and Caribbean Games – Veracruz 2014

Shortly after witnessing an opening ceremony with flair and star power comparable to that of any Olympic Games, Team V.I. got right into competing in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean games in Veracruz, Mexico. The first Virgin Islands athlete to enter the stadium as flag-bearer was also the first athlete to compete -Jamaris Washshah. […]

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V.I. Athletes heading to CAC Games 2014

All athletes dream of the day when they compete against the best in the game, and soon, many Virgin Islands athletes will have their chance during the 2014 Caribbean and Central American Games in Veracruz, Mexico. Lyn Reid, Secretary General for the Virgin Islands Olympic Committee, has high hopes for Team V.I. in Veracruz. “This […]

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JASMINE CAMBPELL NOMINATED TO REPRESENT THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AT 2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee is proud to announce that Jasmine Campbell, formerly from St. John, VI was nominated to represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. On January 20, 2014, the International Ski Federation (FIS) officially confirmed that Jasmine Campbell met all qualification requirements to participate in […]

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2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO VIRGIN ISLANDS ATHLETES

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee is proud to announce that three Virgin Islands athletes have been recently awarded “Sochi 2014 Olympic Scholarships” by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Olympic Scholarship provided by the Olympic Solidarity Program of IOC is aimed at the athletes preparing and attempting to qualify for XXII Olympic Winter Games to be […]

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44th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean and Central American Olympic Committees

attended the 9th annual meeting of the Caribbean Association of Olympic Committees on October 27 in the Grand Cayman’s. This organization represents all the National Olympic Committees’ within the Caribbean. It’s goals are to promote the development of all sports in the Caribbean region and support the development of team sports as well as administrative […]

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46th Annual General Assembly 2012-2016 Elections

At the 46th Annual General Assembly of the Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (VIOC), held Saturday, September 29, 2012, elections were held for the five executive officers to hold office for the next four years. Hans Lawaetz, President of the VIOC for the past 16 years, Secretary General for the previous 20 years, and having served […]

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