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Rio 2016

Rio 2016

Dominica competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was Dominica’s sixth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

The Dominican team featured two track and field athletes at the Games: triple jumpers Thea LaFond and Cuban-born Yordanis Durañona García.

Yordanis Durañona García was Dominica’s flag bearer.

Neither athlete secured a medal.

The two will be representing Dominica at the games. Photo: Getty Images

  Photo Credits: Getty images.  Yordanis Durañona García (l) and Thea LaFond (r)

The opening ceremony took place on Friday evening

Photo credits: David Goldman. Dominica’s flag-bearer at Rio 2016, Yordanis Durañona García.