Seaton’s road to the Olympics begins at CARIFTA Games

-aims to be one of the youngest Guyanese Olympian

Leon Seaton Jr. and Coach Haresh Bhagwan engaging in a conversation during their most recent training session (Royston Alkins photo)

Fourteen-year-old Leon Seaton is simply brilliant in the pool. He’s a swimmer with immense potential and ability and his ultimate goal is to represent this dear land of ours at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020.

His name could be a major headline that could have Guyanese glued to their television sets with the hope of invoking national pride on the biggest international stage, if he is able to qualify for the games in Japan, and moreso, as one of the youngest Guyanese to do so. 

“My main focus, like any other youngster who is swimming at a competitive level, is to attend the Olympics,” the Goodwill gold medallist told Stabroek Sport at the Aquatic Training Facility recently…..

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