The CJSOI flag was once passed over to the Seychelles’ delegation on the remaining rite on Sunday. (Seychelles Nation)
The flag of the Indian Ocean Youth and Sport Commission (CJSOI) Games arrived in Seychelles on Wednesday confirming the island country because the host of the following video games in 2025.
The CJSOI flag was once passed over to the Seychelles’ delegation on the remaining rite on Sunday and can now be passed over to President Wavel Ramkalawan, who is predicted again in the rustic subsequent week.
Seychelles will now have the duty of having all of the carrying amenities up to usual in time for the video games. Plans are already underway to revamp and create new carrying venues in the rustic.
For the primary time, Seychelles got here out 3rd at the medal desk with 45 medals, 12 gold, 12 silver and 21 bronze. Top of the desk was once Reunion with 142 medals, 57 gold, 56 silver and 29 bronze. Mauritius got here out 2nd. One of the biggest international locations, Madagascar, didn’t take part in the development.
The President of Seychelles has congratulated Team Seychelles for its fulfillment.
“Congratulations to all our athletes who took part in the games. Through your excellent performance, you have raised our flag to greater heights, higher than ever before and for this, we are immensely proud of all of you. The sky is the limit,” he stated in his congratulatory message.
Ramkalawan requested athletes to proceed to educate laborious and enhance their performances.
“Compared to the last CJSOI Games held in Djibouti in 2018 where Seychelles won 3 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze, this time in Mauritius our team won 12 gold, 12 silver, and 21 bronze which demonstrates the level of improvement and hard work by our dedicated athletes. Once again congratulations! The government believes in the potential of our youths and remains committed to ensuring you continue to attain the best results,” he added.
The Seychelles delegation of 200 athletes, coaches, officers and different individuals on the video games, was once met on the airport through the Minister for Family, Youth and Sport, Marie-Celine Zialor.
The flag bearer, Khema Elizabeth, who additionally won 8 medals, together with 3 golds in swimming occasions, stated, “I am very satisfied with my performance at the games. I trained very hard to prepare for it and am also very proud of all the athletes who gave their all.”
Another athlete who did smartly on the video games was once Dinara Bonne, who won gold in Handisports. Bonne stated she was once more than pleased together with her efficiency on the video games.
The CJSOI Games, presented in 1994, have as high goals selling friendship between the early life of the collaborating countries and fostering regional cooperation.
It contains Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion – a French in a foreign country division – Djibouti, (*45*) and Comoros as collaborating international locations, with sports activities and cultural exchanges as a part of the development.