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First Citizens Supports George Bovell III

Press Release August 30, 2010

First Citizens will support the country’s first medaled Olympic swimmer – George Bovell III – as he prepares for the Olympic Games in July, 2012.

As the only truly local Bank in Trinidad and Tobago, First Citizens has consistently invested in initiatives that promote sport and as a result contribute to national development e.g. Water Polo & Mini Polo Leagues, First Citizens Cup Tournament, First Citizens Clarke Road and the UWI SPEC International Half Marathon, just to name a few.

George Bovell III is a sporting icon in T&T. He has has participated in the last three Olympiads for Trinidad and Tobago and intends to compete at a fourth. Some highlights of his illustrious career thus far include winning the Olympic Bronze Medal and breaking the World Record in the 200m Individual Medley, Capturing 5 Pan American Medals (2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze), and 5 individual NCAA Titles. George is currently the Fourth Fastest Man in History in the 50m Freestyle.

George Bovell signed a contract with First Citizens cementing the agreement. When asked how he felt about the partnership, he said “As a corporate citizen, First Citizens has pledged its commitment to me as I charter another course in my sporting career. As the only truly local Bank, it is evident that our commonality of patriotism is a perfect partnership as I progress towards 2012 stroke by stroke.”

Picture Caption:
Sekou Mark – General Manager of First Citizens Corporate Banking signs the contract with George Bovell III confirming the Group’s

Dexter Charles
Manager – Group Corporate Communications
August 30th 2010

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