Best Of 2019 Haitian American Sports

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Congratulations Naomi Osaka 👏🏾🎾🇭🇹🇯🇵 Naomi Osaka, the world’s No. 1 player, put an end to the latest Grand Slam run by the 15-year-old American Coco Gauff, winning, 6-3, 6-0, in the third round of the United States Open on Saturday. — Osaka’s victory in Arthur Ashe Stadium was no surprise and certainly no discredit to Gauff, who has captured plenty of imaginations and attention during her remarkable summer of tennis. Coco with an impressive run in the grand slam Coco will move up in ranking despite lost to Osaka. One thing is for sure with Gauff, after this match she is no longer in the 175 spot. — Naomi is proving more and more to be the world’s favorite player. With incredible athleticism on the court and exceptional character and sportsmanship off the court, embracing Gauff after the match. — 📸 Source : Clive Brunskill #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #naomiosaka #usopen

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Haitian Excellence!!!! Congratulations to Haitian American New England Patriots Sony Michel on wining his FIRST Super Bowl. 🇭🇹🏈🇭🇹 — The 23-year-old former Georgia football running back scored the ONLY touchdown in Super Bowl 53 on Sunday night. Michel’s touchdown came with 7 minutes left and proved to be the game winner for New England, which scored the 13-3 victory over Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. — Michel also broke off a 26-yard run in the final minutes, helping the Patriots drive for the game-sealing field goal. Michel finished with a game-high 18 carries for 94 yards, his Super Bowl and postseason performance putting him alongside other Georgia greats. Michel’s touchdown was his sixth of the postseason, a rookie record. Michel totaled 336 yards rushing in the postseason, most among all rushers. — #lunionsuite #superbowl #sonymichel #haitianamerican #newenglandpatriots #nfl #sports #haitianexcellence

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#HaitianExcellence 🇭🇹 Haiti Swimming Team brings home 4 medals and breaks 6 new Haitian Records at the Carifta games in Barbados! 🇧🇧🏅 — Silver Medal won by Alexandre Grand’Pierre who’s 2nd place finish of 2:25.40 set new Haitian Record and qualified Haiti for the Pan American Games in Peru this August. — Bronze Medal won by Alexandre Grand’Pierre who’s third place finish of 1:07.35 set new Haitian Record. Bronze Medal won by Emilie Grand’Pierre in the 50m breastroke. Her morning swim of 35.64 set a new Haitian Record. Bronze Medal won by Emilie Grand’Pierre in the 200m breastroke. Her morning swim of 2:51.81 set a new Haitian Record. — Laila Michel finished top 10 in the 100m fly setting new Haitian Record of 1:10.19. Alexandre Grand’Pierre finished top 10 in the 50m breast setting new Haitian Record of 31.90. Emilie Grand’Pierre finished top 5 in the 100 m Breast setting a new Haitian Record of 1:19:42. 🇭🇹 — Source: @naomyhgp #lunionsuite #haitiamerican#swimming #sports #haiti

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#HaitianExcellence 🇭🇹 Gabrielle Amato is Haiti's' first and only Olympic Rower. She has won gold, silver and bronze medals in Argentina, Puerto Rico and the in the US also. She will continue to compete in future events as she represents Haiti in Peru, Austria, and she is also training for the Tokyo 2020 competition. As she continues to excel and we wish her the best! 👏🏾😍🇭🇹🇭🇹 — Recent Wins! Central America Regional Rowing Regatta. May 4-5: 🥇Gold Medal 250m Women Single 🥈Silver Medal 500m Women Doble 🥈Silver Medal 500m Doble Mix 🥈Silver Medal 250m Women Doble 🥉Bronze Medal 1 K. Women Single American Cup, El Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina. March 15-17: 🥈Silver Medal under 23 🥉Bronze Medal Women — #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #haitianathletes #sports

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#HaitianExcellence Former Duke star and projected No. 1 overall pick #ZionWilliamson signed with Creative Arts Agency (CAA) and enlisted the services of Austin Brown and Haitian-American Lisa Joseph-Metelus ahead of the 2019 #NBADraft. — Williamson will join a rich clientele that includes Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid, Brooklyn’s D’Angelo Russell, Dwyane Wade, Houston’s Chris Paul, Utah’s Donovan Mitchell, Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns and Oklahoma City’s Paul George. Joseph-Metelus will most likely become the first black and first Haitian American woman to represent a top NBA Draft pick. 👏🏾🇭🇹🏀 — #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #sports #basketball

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#HaitianExcellence 🇭🇹🇭🇹 #TheVikingAge Reports: Haitian-American Mackensie Alexander’s future in the NFL wasn’t looking very bright after his first two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. But Alexander stepped up his performance in a big way last year and he has emerged as an important part of the Vikings’ defense. Alexander has blossomed into one of the best inside corners in the league. USA Today’s Doug Farrar recently released his selections for the best 11 slot defenders in the NFL and the young Vikings corner ended up at No. 8 on the list. — Alexander’s placement on this list is a testament to how hard he has worked during his time with Minnesota. His skills have progressed during each of his three seasons with the Vikings and there is no reason to believe that he won’t continue to do so in 2019. — Source: The Viking Age/by Adam Patrick #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #sports #vikings #nfl #mackensiealexander

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According to Bleacher Report, Haitian-Canadian Arizona State guard Luguentz Dort, one of the most exciting athletes in the 2019 NBA draft class, signed as a free agent with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to ESPN's Jonathan Givony. — The undrafted Dort signed a full two-way contract with OKC. Dort reportedly turned down offers to be selected as a draft-and-stash prospect. Dort was the best player at Arizona State as a freshman in 2018-19. He led the team with 16.1 points per game en route to being named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, but there were some drawbacks to his game that will need to be refined at the next level. — (Source: Bleacher Report) 📸 Ethan Miller/Getty Images #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #nbadraft #sports #haitianexcellence #sports

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#HaitianExcellence 🐎🇭🇹🇭🇹 Good start for Haitian Junior Olympic Gold Medalist show jumper Mateo Coles representing Haiti at the German Friendships. On the first day he placed 4th overall & 5th with his partner Tim. He followed by placing 2nd with partner Halle, competing against 50 riders from over 30 nations. — The German Friendships is an international jumping competition for young riders from all over the world. It take place every two years at the Bexter Hof in Herford and encourage beside excellent sport, international understanding, team spirit, horsemanship, openness for other cultures and new friendships. Approximately 140 riders from more than 30 nations participated in the team competitions happening July 23-28th. — (🎥 @mateojumpsforhaiti ) #lunionsuite #haitian #sports #germanfriendships

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#HaitianExcellence 🇭🇹🇭🇹 Haitian-American UM Forward Beatrice Mompremier reported to training camp to join the 2019 U.S. Pan American Games Women's Basketball Team at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center, as the squad begins its preparation for the 2019 Pan American Games. — The USA team will undergo training camp until Aug. 5, before competing in the women's basketball tournament at the 2019 Pan American Games, set for Aug. 6-10 at the Coliseo Eduardo Dibo in Lima, Peru. USA will play in preliminary round Group B, along with Argentina, Colombia and U.S. Virgin Islands. Playing in preliminary round Group A will be Brazil, Canada, Paraguay and Puerto Rico — #Funfacts: Beatrice Mompremier’s 401 total boards and 12.2 RPG last year rank second and fourth, respectively, in ACC history.‬ She also enters 2019-20 tied for the league’s career record at 12.2 per game! — 📸 @usabasketball || #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #sports #womensbasketball #usabasketball

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#HaitianExcellence Haitian-American USC Sprinter Angie Annelus captured the bronze medal in the women’s 200m dash (with a time of 22.71) during the final day of the 2019 USA Track & Field (USATF) Outdoor Championships held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Ia. (July 28). During the four days of competition, Angie and eight other University of Southern California Trojans qualified for the USA team which will compete at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar from Sept. 27-Oct. 6. — “So thankful to have made my third USA team. I can not thank God enough for all he has done for me. Can’t wait to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championship in Doha! 🇺🇸” – Angie A. — 📸: @angieannelus #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #haitianexcellence #classof2019

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#HaitianExcellence 🇭🇹 Team In Shape, a fitness team based in Haiti, has recently competed in the IFBB Elite Pro body building competition in Aruba. Led by their coach Dr Jean Luc Ganot the team represented Haiti and have placed in the range of 1st-5th place. — The amateur winners are Bernard Josma and Patrick Jean. Josma won 4th place men’s physique (up to 174cm) while Jean won 1st place in bodybuilding (up to 90kg) and overall bodybuilding as well as his pro card which now makes him a professional athlete for Haiti. The professional athletes are Jean Luc Ganot and Reynold Mendes Junior. Ganot won 5th place and Mendes placed in 3rd. — 📸: @inshape.athlete #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #bodybuilding #sports

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#HaitianExcellence 🇭🇹 Wenkers Wright was just a child who spent his time running through the gravel streets of Petionville, Haiti. He was raised very early in an orphanage in Haiti where his day was filled with a usual routine of playing soccer in the streets. — After being adopted, when he was in fourth grade, his adoptive father suggested he try football and Wright automatically connected with the sport. Now he is a junior in high school at Floyd Central High School in Indiana. Today, Wright is a star running back with an average 200 yards per game and plans on reaching 2,000 yards this year. Source: USAToday.com — #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #haiti #football

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#HaitianExcellence 🇭🇹 Ousline Georges, 22, became the first Haitian ever to win a medal in the Caribbean Road Cycling Championship, thanks to a new program created by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)that fosters the sport in small, developing nations. — Georges won the bronze medal in the under 23 category. She reckons she could have won gold if she could have had the full training originally planned. — The protests, over corruption and inequality, prevented Haiti from hosting the championship of more than 20 nations this year as originally planned. Instead, the race – one step below the Pan American Championship where cyclists can qualify for the Olympics, was moved to neighboring Cuba. — Cycling is still very niche in Haiti; the Haitian Federation of Cycling (FHC) now has 360 cyclists. French Cycling coach, Yann Dejan said, "Cycling could be a way of giving the Haitian people back their smiles." — 📸 Andres Martinez Casares, Alexandre Meneghini and Gonzalo Fuentes. Source: Sarah Katherine Marsh, The New York Times — #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #cycling #haitian #sports.

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With players born in the U.S., Canada, Haiti and France – among other places – Les Grenadiers gelled quickly and made it to the quarterfinals. 🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹 — The first of the four 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup quarterfinals kicks off tonight when Haiti takes on Canada at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. — Haiti arrive brimming with confidence after winning their Gold Cup group for the first time ever thanks to a perfect 3W-0D-0L mark in Group B against Bermuda, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. — Time: 7:00 PM ET TV Channel: FS1, Univision, Univision Deportes Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free) — ✍🏽📸 GoldCup #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #haitian #goldcup2019

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Congratulations to Haitian born Celine Marti who competed in her second World Ski Championships. The skier stepped onto the world’s stage again to the cheers of all the ski fans along the track and in the finish area. “I had such a great time the first time around in Switzerland two years ago. People asked me for autographs, and I was wondering why anybody would want my signature,” she laughs. — According to #ViaTT, in 2016 when friends in her ski club mentioned the annual Haitian Alpine Ski Championships that are held in the French resort Les Gets, a competition that is open to anybody willing to go down a snowy hill on skis, Haitian or not, Celine met her coach Thierry Montillet from the Haiti Ski Federation. After witnessing her great skiing skills, he encouraged her to sign up for the 2017 St. Moritz World Ski Championships. — Marti grew up in Switzerland after being adopted as a young child. She’s part of the small team that makes up the Fédération Haïtienne de Ski who are trying to promote sports and skiing in Haiti. — Celine qualified for the finals in both slalom and giant slalom and found herself standing at the top of a steep and icy race track in front of tens of thousands of cheering Swiss ski fans.  To experience that feeling again, she participated in the Åre 2019 women’s slalom and giant slalom. The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2019 were held from February 4-17, 2019 in Åre, Sweden. — Source: Via TT #lunionsuite #haitian #fisalpineworldskichampionships

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Haitian Excellence ✨🇭🇹 — The NBC athletic competition and reality TV series presented by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson premiered with two back-to-back episodes Thursday night. The debut episode featured 16 different athletes facing off in a series of grueling challenges. In the end, two men and two women have declared the first Titans of the season. — The most exciting part of the night was watching Haitian truck driver, James Jean-Louis, otherwise known as the “Haitian Sensation” overcame the larger Anthony Fuhrman (245 pounds to Jean Louis’ 220) through the challenges on a mountain-like course with various obstacles designed to test strength and agility known as Mount Olympus. That shot with his son after he won 😢 is everything! — The next episode of The Titan Games airs on January 10 at 8/7c on NBC. Check Our IG stories, Facebook, Twitter To Read More.. — 🎥 Credit @accessonline @nbctitangames #lunionsuite #haitian #sports #thetitangames #therock #haitianamerican #blackexcellence #caribbean

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