Team Grenada Announced For The 2021 Pan-American Junior Games 

PR – The Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC) is pleased to announce that ten (10) athletes will represent Grenada at the inaugural Pan-American Junior Games scheduled for November  25 to December 5, 2021, in Cali, Colombia. 

The team comprises of 4 females and 6 males who will compete among the best junior athletes in the  Pan-American region in athletics, boxing, swimming, table tennis, and tennis. They are Jonair Thomas,  Kelsie Murell-Ross, and Gamali Felix – Athletics; Jaffer Shade – Boxing; Anaika Charles, Gabrielle Hyson,  Kerry Ollivierre, and Zacakary Gresham – Swimming; Cedric Marquez – Table Tennis; and, Yosef Ross – Tennis. 

The team will be led by Chef de Mission Denise Williams, who will be accompanied by 4 coaches – Wayne McSween (Athletics), Sebastian Stiell (Boxing), Jason Stanislaus (Table Tennis and Tennis), and  Gerson Escobar (Swimming). 

The Pan-American Junior Games is a new multisport event organized by PanAm Sports for athletes aged  17 to 22, who are just starting their careers in elite sport and seeking a path to compete at the two most  important multisport events in the World – the Santiago 2023 Pan-American Games and Paris 2024  Olympic Games. 

Grenada will join 41 countries comprising of 3,800 athletes to compete in 39 sporting disciplines, with  individual Gold medalists earning their country a guaranteed spot at the Santiago 2023 PanAmerican  Games. The Games will be streamed LIVE for free to sports fans throughout the World on the PanAm  Sports Channel website and mobile application  available for download on Google Play, Apple Store, Roku, FireTV and Apple TV, among others. 

Please visit for the preliminary competition schedule and  more about the games. 

The full listing of Grenada’s team for the 2021 Pan-American Junior Games is as follows: 

Team Grenada Women

Name  Gender  Sport  Event
Gabrielle Hyson  Female  Swimming  100m Butterfly; 50m Freestyle; 200m Freestyle
Anaika Charles  Female  Swimming  200m Breaststroke; 100m Breaststroke; 

100m Freestyle

Jonair Thomas  Female  Athletics  Heptathlon
Kelsie Murrell-Ross  Female  Athletics  Shot Put

Team Grenada Men 

Name  Gender  Sport  Event
Kerry Ollivierre  Male  Swimming  100m Freestyle; 50m Freestyle
Zackary Gresham  Male  Swimming  100m Backstroke; 200m Individual Medley; 100m Butterfly
Gamali Felix  Male  Athletics  400m Sprint
Jaffer Shade  Male  Boxing  69Kg
Yosef Ross  Male  Tennis  Singles
Cedric Marquez  Male  Table Tennis  Singles

Officials: Denise Williams – Chef de Mission; Wayne McSween – Athletics Coach; Sebastian Stiell – Boxing Coach; Gerson Escobar – Swimming Coach; Jason Stanislaus – Tennis and Table Tennis Coach.