GFG/Health and Fitness Expo 2018 launch set for today

first_imgOVER the years Guyana and Suriname have had some thrilling battles in sports; come this weekend from October 13 to 14, the neighbouring countries will be at it again when the annual Guyana Fitness Games-organised Health and Fitness Expo comes off at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.The highlight of the weekend will be the strongman battle on Sunday (October 14) between Guyana and Suriname when defending champion, Surinamese Donovan Dongo, will come up against the likes of the multi-talented Carlos Petterson-Griffith, along with five others inclusive of another Surinamese.Eight (8) females and six (6) males have signed up for the Scaled segment of the competition, while in the RX (teams of 2 males, 1 female) division, a total of five including one from the Dutch speaking nation will be battling for the top prize and bragging rights.On Saturday (October 13) the action will get underway with the Cancer Awareness Glow Walk moving off from the Genesis Fitness Gym on Durban Street at 17:30hrs and will conclude at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. This would be followed by the Wacky Zumba Party at 19:00hrs.Tickets, which are already on sale, can be purchased at Genesis Fitness Gym (Durban Street) and Fitness Express (Sheriff and John Streets, Campbellville). The sponsors on board are Mackeson, Lucozade, iCool Water, Republic Bank, Macorp, Pollo Tropical, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Trophy Stall, Star Party Rentals, Fitness Express and Genesis Fitness Gym.More details would be made available at today’s launch which will take place at Genesis Fitness Gym from 18:30hrs.last_img

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