Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Taylor’s dream

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HE MAY WEAR USA on his chest, but Christian Taylor definitely has Barbados at heart.

The world’s best triple jumper hasn’t ruled out donning the ultramarine and gold after saying he’s still seriously considering representing Barbados at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Taylor, who is born to two Bajan parents and has dual citizenship, left his option for the future in a televised Skype interview on the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation’s Olympic broadcast yesterday.

“Yes it is a possibility for sure. It’s something that I spoke about when I came down there and something that’s still very real because at the end of the day I was born there and it’s very special,” said the 26-year-old, who was born in Fayetteville, Georgia. (JM)

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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