- 22 May 2020
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22 May 2020
The former President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), Alexander B. Chapman (photo), died on 2 May at the age of 93. He was a sports administrator, a coach and an icon. A former weightlifter, Chapman was part of the Olympic Movement when Trinidad and Tobago started fielding teams at the Olympic Games. He served as TTOC President from 1989 to 1997, and before that as Secretary General from 1964 to 1989. He also accompanied his country’s Olympic team multiple times, serving as the weightlifting coach. Chapman had also been awarded the Olympic Order. Every year at the annual TTOC Awards, the Alexander B. Chapman award is given to someone for their service to sport. More info at www.ttoc.org.