Barbadian Athlete more prepared for Rio 2016 thanks to C.O.B Credit Union

Obadele Thompson of Barbados may have lost his bid in the 2000 Olympiad to earn Bronze for a first time for the lack of $100 USD to lodge a protest against Trinidad’s Ato Boldon for .01 of a second, but hopefully Andrew Hinds with his City Of Bridgetown credit union grant of $10,000 will not be so unfortunate – this boost will assist in vitamins, gear and anything else as he chases new track records…

Left To Right: CEO Glendon Belle, Olympian Andrew Hinds & COB President Christopher Oliver presenting the cheque

Left To Right: CEO Glendon Belle, Olympian Andrew Hinds & COB President Christopher Oliver presenting the cheque

The COB athlete, who’s making sure he knows how to run by doing so in Usain Bolt territory (Jamaica), is glad he made the choice of having the Lower Broad Street institution as his home for savings and other transactions. Hinds hopes by learning how the Trelawney star achieved his feat in the Beijing Olympiad of 2008 that he can also break the 10 second barrier under the Bajan flag!

When Bajan Reporter spoke with the CEO of City Of Bridgetown, Glendon Belle, he explained how Hinds met the criteria {CLICK BELOW FOR FULL AUDIO};-

Mr Belle says Hinds is not the first sports personality to benefit from COB, but it is not limited to only physical prowess, intellectual capacity is also treasured {CLICK BELOW FOR FULL AUDIO};-

Despite 2013 being hard for many, Mr Belle hopes COB will assist its membership in avoiding defaulting on any loans or mortgages despite many setbacks forecasted {CLICK BELOW FOR FULL AUDIO};-

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