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Austin Sealy knighted

Former banker and veteran sports administrator Austin Llewellyn Sealy has been awarded the Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire (Kt Bach) in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.

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Austin Sealy

He has been honoured for “distinguished service to sports administration”.

Sealy has been a member of the International Olympic Committee since 1994. He contributed to the success of the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008 through his work on the IOC’s Coordination Commission, and was a member of the Coordination Commission for the 2012 Games in London.

In 2013, during the Opening Ceremony of the 42nd CARIFTA Games in The Bahamas, Bahamian Prime Minister, Perry Christie, saluted Sealy for “creating a competition which became a model” across the world, and presented the Barbadian with a special edition Austin Sealy Award.

In 1985, Sealy was awarded the Silver Crown of Merit by the Government of Barbados. (BGIS)

5 Responses to Austin Sealy knighted

  1. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce January 1, 2015 at 7:05 am

    Oh here we go again’ Little England’ dishing out the scrap metal. Tooooo many Mutley Awards are given out there is no value in the award anymore.

  2. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce January 1, 2015 at 7:10 am

    Who gives distinguished service in Bim? Please. Look at the state of Bim. Stop living in cuckoo land and face the true reality of hardship the ordinary citizen is going through.

    • Sharon Woolley
      Sharon Woolley January 1, 2015 at 7:48 am

      Do you deal with the sports administration ? if not how can you comment ???

  3. Samuel Morrison January 1, 2015 at 9:11 am

    Veroniva Boyce. You will always be a pitiful person. Your spite is quite clear and your jealousy revealing. Get a life.


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