Recently the Royal Bahamas Defence Force participated in the Law Enforcement Track and Field Classic hosted by the Bahamas Law Enforcement Co-operative Credit Union (BLECCU) at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium.
The event commenced with an opening ceremony, introducing the organizations participating in the festivities. Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King, accompanied by his wife Fredrica King, were a part of the audience, joined by heads of other Uniformed Organizations.
A total of thirty-five RBDF Marines showcased exceptional athleticism and prowess in the Track and Field Classic, securing an impressive array of victories. Demonstrating outstanding performance in various races and field events, the RBDF athletes claimed gold across multiple categories. Notable achievements included triumphs in the mixed relay, 100m (male and female categories), 50m masters (male and female), 4x100m relay, and shot put (male and female). The Royal Bahamas Defence Force emerged triumphant with a total of 214 points, culminating in a resounding victory at the event’s conclusion.
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force remains steadfast in its commitment to ensuring the health, fitness, and morale of its members remain at optimum levels. This dedication is integral to our pursuit of excellence in safeguarding the heritage of the Bahamas.
By: Marine Seaman Rickey Sealey
(Photos by: Marine Seaman Rickey Sealey)