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Congratulations are in order for Belize as they’ve won gold at the First Global Challenge robotics competition in Geneva, Switzerland.
This is the first time that a team from the Caribbean has won or medalled at the competition. The previous best performance was Jamaica’s 15th place in 2018.
Belize partnered with Switzerland, Botswana and Lithuania in the playoff and final round to be undefeated and win the prestigious event.
The Caribbean was well represented at the competition as Puerto Rico partnered with Senegal, Macedonia and Hungary to take the bronze medal.
Mexico, South Korea, Tonga and Tanzania were the Silver medallists.
This year’s First Global Challenge saw 180 teams from across the world in attendance.
The Bahamas, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Cuba, Suriname, Bermuda and Grenada were among the teams that represented the Caribbean (Loop News)