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A different Machel Monday

Fazeer Mohammed :: Trinidad Express :: Trinidad Express :: 01.01.2017

Assuming he takes on these things, Keshorn Walcott would be forgiven for believing there is some sort of conspiracy against him winning the TV6 Viewers' Choice Sports Personality of the Year award.

Becoming just this country's second Olympic gold medallist couldn't earn him enough votes in 2012, as swimmer George Bovell III claimed the prize. Now, at the end of a year in which he was the lone Trinidad and Tobago competitor to bring home a medal of any colour from Rio 2016, that bronze still didn't sway a significant number of potential voters to text his name to the TV6 Sports Department.

In fact, he was dead last of the six contenders, which means, maybe, he has to do a lot more to lift his public profile.

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COMMITTED: Machel Cedenio sends a message to fans before competing in the Men's 400m semifinal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

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