Government to gift Charlton $10k for breaking women’s indoor 60M hurdles record

Government to gift Charlton $10k for breaking women’s indoor 60M hurdles record

 

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture will be gifting Devynne Charlton $10,000 for shattering the world record in the 60m hurdles on Sunday.

Youth Sports and Culture Minister Mario Bowleg made the announcement in Parliament Wednesday, noting that Charlton’s accomplishments are a testament to the world that The Bahamas remains a powerhouse in athletics.

Charlton clocked 7. 67 seconds at the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting in New York.

About Genea Noel

Genea Noel is the news director and weeknight TV news anchor at Eyewitness News. She began working at Eyewitness News in 2018 as the newsroom editor and was subsequently promoted during her tenure. As a household name who graces the screens of thousands of Bahamian homes each night, Genea has racked up an impressive five Bahamas Press Club awards, including “The Cyril Stevenson Award for Outstanding Political Journalism” (2020), “Best Studio Live Producer” (2020) and “Best Newscast” (2018).