Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has congratulated Saint Lucian javelin thrower Albert Reynolds who won a bronze medal Saturday at the Pan American Games.
Writing on his official Facebook page, Chastanet dubbed it “another great performance by one of our athletes at the Pan Am Games.”
“Congratulations to Albert Reynolds, who threw a national record 82.19m on his final attempt to secure bronze in men’s javelin throw at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru,” the Saint Lucia PM said.
He noted that it’s the first ever Pan Am medal for Saint Lucia other than in pole vault or high jump.
Albert also becomes just the third Pan Am Games medallist ever from Saint Lucia, Chastanet observed.
Reynolds came in behind Grenada’s Anderson Peters who broke the Pan-American Games record in the javelin throw, throwing 87.31m and Trinidad and Tobago’s Keshorn Walcott, the 2012 Olympic gold medallist, defending champion and world ranked No.14, who was second with 83.55m.