SANDALS Resorts in Saint Lucia was the big winner at the local Inter-commercial Swimming Competition, even though it’s the first year the Sandals team has entered.
Sandals placed first overall winning the top female and male categories along the way.
Vanessa Eugene copped the overall team member award, scoring the highest points. Altogether team Sandals captured 17 medals including four gold medals, three silver medals and 10 bronze medals. Cathalina Lawrence won two gold medals, while Vanessa Eugene and Kerwin Biscette each bagged one apiece.
The team also copped the Best Dressed team prize along with prizes for Best Mascot and Team with the most supporters. In the women’s relay event, Nathalia Clement, Vanessa Eugene, Tamisha St. Marthe and Cathalina Lawrence won gold. The male team won bronze. In the Mixed Kickboard Race, team Sandals represented by Cathalina, Vanessa, Kerwin and Marley grabbed the bronze medal.
Managing Director Winston Anderson along with General Managers Chris Elliott and Gaurav Sindhi all had high praise for the team members. Sandals Grande St Lucian Spa & Beach Resort was represented by Cathalina Lawrence, Vanessa Eugene, Marley Augustine, Kerwin Biscette, Nathalia Clement and Tamisha St. Marthe. Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort was represented by Tyronne Jimmy, and Yannick Joseph represented Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort and Spa.
The team is already strategizing for next year’s event, and is looking forward to another clean sweep of the awards.