Inter-Guiana Games: Springer, Newton and Roberts headline Guyana’s Athletics team

Meanwhile, the other disciplines that will be contested are chess, futsal, football, lawn tennis, swimming, basketball and volleyball.

The two disciplines removed from the initial list of ten sports following a request from the hosts are table tennis and badminton.

The arrival date for the travelling delegations is November 16, while the departure date is November 20.

The historic event, initially pencilled for the October 26–31 window, was deferred for several weeks owing to a shortage of fiscal resources from the Surinamese administration.

The IGG was first held in 1967 and is traditionally staged annually.

However, the games were rekindled last year by the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) government following a five-year hiatus, a period that encompassed the COVID-19 pandemic.