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    May 26, 2015

    Raizel Guinto Recipient of Sport Manitoba Women to Watch Grant

    Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Raizel Guinto has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Raizel is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team who led Manitoba to its first Gold Medal in 25 years at the National Championships last summer.  She is currently a grade 11 student at Sisler High School.  

    Past basketball recipients of this award include Jordan Tully, Robyn Boulanger, Kerilynn MacLennan, Atoosa Jalayeri, Jasmine & Sara Ibrahim, Kerri Kuzbyt, Emily Potter, Brittany Wiebe, Danielle Baril, Adele Baril, Morgan Cross, Danielle DeGagne and Krystal Schouten. 

    ImageWorking in partnership with Provincial Sport Organizations and Coaching Manitoba, Sport Manitoba provides a monthly grant of $500 to a female athlete, team, official or volunteer to assist them in enhancing their women in sport career.  A $500 monthly grant is awarded to a female coach to assist them in further developing the skills necessary to attain a higher level of coaching or increased level of coaching experience.



    Full Name: Raizel Guinto
    Team: 17U Female
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    School: Sisler High School
    Basketball Club: Manitoba Magic
    Summer Goals: Medal at Nationals 
    Years in Basketball: 7 years
    Basketball Aspirations: Go to University or College and play basketball
    Favourite Player & Team: Stephen Curry, San Antonio
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Beating Team Ontario at the 2012 Nationals in double overtime.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My Dad
    Biggest Influence in Life: My Dad and brother
    After High School: Continue to play basketball in University or College
    When Basketball Career is Over: become a coach and stay involved with basketball.

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