Keshorn Walcott

NAAA reinstates Keshorn's golden throw

T&T's sec­ond Olympic Games gold medal­list Keshorn Wal­cott has won his protest af­ter his dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion from the men's javelin event at the NGC/Na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­tion of Ath­let­ics Ad­min­is­tra­tion (NAAATT) Open Cham­pi­onships on Sat­ur­day at the Hase­ly Craw­ford Sta­di­um, Mu­cu­rapo.

The 26-year-old Wal­cott, who has been suc­cess­ful at the Olympics, Com­mon­wealth Games, Pan Am, CAC, World Youth Ju­nior and Carif­ta Games, had plac­ing re­in­stat­ed af­ter his man­age­ment team made a suc­cess­ful ap­peal.

Walcott teams up with TSTT to bring relief to flooded children's home

Keshorn Walcott was a sight for sore eyes for staff and kids at the Bridge of Hope Children’s Home in Sangre Chiquito, when he visited the home to make a delivery of supplies for the children whose belongings, furniture and equipment were destroyed by the severe flooding recently.

Sangre Chiquito was one of the hardest hit areas in North East, Trinidad by flooding and during that weekend Bridge of Hope was quickly swamped with over two feet of water after hours of torrential rainfall.

Keshorn Walcott gets bronze in javelin final

Keshorn Walcott claimed bronze in the javelin competition with his best attempt of 85.38 coming in his second throw.


Walcott threw 83.45 metres in his first throw. His third throw was 83.38.

He threw 80.33 in his fourth throw, and his fifth two was a foul throw.

His 6th throw was

Germany's Thomas Rohler threw 90.30 to claim gold while Kenya's Julius Yego threw 88,.24.

A look back: Walcott's golden throw in London 2012

Keshorn Walcott enters Olympic competition tonight for Trinidad and Tobago in a position different from any other athlete.

It will be the first time in 36 years that an athlete from Trinidad and Tobago is competing as a defending champion.


The last time this happened was when Hasely Crawford entered the 1980 Olympics as the defending champion in the 100 metres final.

Walcott took gold in the London Olympics in 2012, throwing 84.58 metres, a new national record.