The Barbados Olympic Affiliation (BOA) might be compelled to pay a much bigger invoice to ship athletes to 2 main observe and subject occasions this yr.
With the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Junior Pan American Video games each slated for the summer season, the BOA has budgeted for an estimated BDS$800 000 to fund the journeys.
In 2019, then secretary normal Cameron Burke, who’s now the vice-president, mentioned it might value about BDS$1 million to get Barbadian qualifiers to the Video games.
Nonetheless, the precise determine might be decided based mostly on what number of athletes qualify, particularly for the Olympics, set for July 23 to August 8 in Japan. The Junior Pan Am Video games are scheduled for Cali, Colombia, September 9-19. (AGB)
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