Daniel Oatley Wins Gold In Dominican Republic

September 15, 2012

Bermuda’s Daniel Oatley took to the podium in Santo Domingo this morning [Sept 15] after capturing the Junior [15/16 years] boys time trial gold medal in the 2012 Caribbean Cycling Championship.

Sharing the podium were Zahir Figueroa of Belize and Stijn Watkis of Curacao. Oatley’s winning time was 5 seconds ahead of second and 14 seconds ahead of third.

Bermuda’s other competitors were: Nathaniel Hartwig who placed 8th in 15/16 boys, Gabriella Arnold finished 6rd in 15-18 girls, Mark Godfrey finished 8th in 17/18 boys and Vashon Cann placed 25th in 17/18 boys.

Hosted by the Federación Dominican de Ciclismo, the Championships include an individual time trial and a road race. Both events will take place in the capital city of Santo Domingo. Competition continues tomorrow with the road race which begins at 9am, with Bermuda’s team set to see action again.

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  1. Kennette Burgess says:

    Congrats Daniel, you represented Bermuda well! GO BERMY #YOUTH

    • Proud to Be Bermudian - PTBB says:

      We do have Olympic hopefuls. Well done Daniel. Daniel’s family are to be praised as well. Well done dedicated Oatley family! His parents, sibilings, grandparents all show up and support.

  2. Da plumber says:

    Proud of Bermuda cyclist the youth are doing it big

  3. Catherine Dl says:

    WELL DONE DANIEL – Loads of work and paid off – many many congratulations!! Enjoy the moment!

  4. Terry says:

    Something positive for a change.
    Well done young man.
    Tour De France in your future.

  5. Winnie Dred says:

    Well done youthman, great job. Keep working hard, the sky is the limit.

  6. The Gibsons says:

    Congratulations from Canada, Daniel. Every time we come to Bermuda, your Grandparents tell us how proud they are of their grandchildren!

  7. dj19 says:

    Well Done Daniel. Bermuda is proud of you. Stay focused.

  8. Mrs. Ridgeway says:

    Excellent news Daniel. Well done and see you in school next week!

  9. Chris Watkis says:

    Great Job to all of you and especially to my nephew Stijn Watkis you family is very proud of you. We love you very much!!!