Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2022. 8:57 a.m. CST.
By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Belize Olympic Day activities are postponed due to inclement weather forecast over the weekend.
“Due to the unfavorable weather forecast, the Olympic Day event scheduled for Sunday June 19 has been postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by the postponement,” the Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association of Belize said on Wednesday. (BOGCA).
Although the BOGCA has not yet specified when the Olympic Day activities will take place, according to a message from the FFB, the Olympic Day will be celebrated on October 26 at the Belize City Civic Center with the participation of the various sports associations in the country.
“Olympic Day is more than just a sporting event, it’s a day for the world to get active, learn the Olympic values and experience new sports,” BOGCA said.
“You are invited to the CIVIC Center… as we celebrate with all your favorite sports federations. Meet the athletes, play games and learn about the role of sport in society. It’s an event for the whole family,” BOGCA said.
The participating sports associations are: Belize Table Tennis Association, Belize Volleyball Association, Belize Tennis Association, Belize Karate Federation, Football Federation of Belize, Belize Athletics Association, Belize National Triathlon Association, Cycling Federation of Belize, Belize Sailing Association, Judo Belize Federation, Belize Basketball Federation, Belize Softball Federation, Belize Body Building & Fitness Federation, Belize Weightlifting Federation, Belize National Fencing Federation and Belize Canoe Association.
Rugby Belize’s Tony Gillings said in the comments section of BOGCA’s social media announcement that Rugby Belize will not be participating this year.
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