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Sanya Richards-Ross for Broward County Sports Hall of Fame

Sanya richards ross 2Olympic gold medallist and the always stylish islandista Sanya Richards-Ross is to receive yet another honour – this time from the county which became her adopted home after she migrated from Jamaica as a pre-teen.

She is among a group of six who will be inducted in the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame on October 28th. Richards-Ross will receive the honour alongside  Ryan Hunter-Reay, winner of the Indianapolis 500 this year, Howard Davis, Jr. (boxing), Miami Dolphins great center Dwight Stephenson, swimming coach Jay Fitzgerald and veteran track and field official William T. Reeves.

Broward’s Sports Hall of Fame honours athletes and sporting officials who are current or past residents of the county and include American sporting legends such as Dan Marino, Dara Torres and Chris Evert.

By Me

island ~ ista
From Latin -ista via Portuguese -ista
one who follows a principle; an adept.

As an islandista I live, embody, exude the spirit of the Caribbean islands.

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