Mikel Thomas was replaced by Shakeel John as the alternate athlete on the T&T’s bobsleigh team for the Beijing Winter Olympics in China which starts on Friday and runs until February 20.

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC)  confirms that Shakeel John will replace Mikel Thomas as the Alternate Athlete on the Trinidad and Tobago Bobsleigh Team.

THE Trinidad and Tobago bobsleigh team has been forced to make a change to the team ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

The red, white, and black aren’t going to Beijing to be a new iteration of Cool Runnings, but rather to continue the legacy of their own bobsleigh program, and to write the next chapter of sports history for their country

The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has confirmed quota places for National Olympic Committees for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, with Germany boasting the maximum across all events.