Kyrah Scraders Wins B Finals At Youth Olympics

August 23, 2014

Bermuda’s Kyrah Scraders raced to victory in the 800m B Final during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China today [Aug 23] running a season best time of 2:10.66 to finish ahead of Celia Alonso from Spain who clocked 2:11.12 to place second, Ana De Campos Silva from Brazil who finished third in 2:11.27, while athletes from Ukraine, Botswana, Australia and Jamaica rounded out the remaining B finalists.

Screenshot of the official results:

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Following the preliminaries, the athletes are divided into the A Finals, B Finals and C Finals, with the athletes with the fastest eight times qualifying for the A Finals, the next eight fastest qualifying for the B Finals while the next group compete in the C Finals, so Scraders effectively placed 9th overall at the Youth Olympics, which attracts the best athletes under 18 from around the world.

The 17-year-old Berkeley Institute student — who served as Bermuda’s flag bearer for the Youth Olympics Opening Ceremony – recently captured medals at the 2014 CAC Junior Championships in Morelia, Mexico and the 2014 CARIFTA Games in Martinique.

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  1. WhistleBlower says:

    Well Done young lady you will be doing Bermuda proud in years to come :-)

  2. patricia says:

    Well done. Wishing u all the best for the future.

  3. Street Smart says:

    EXCELLENT KYRAH!!! Again Well done!! You continue to make Bermuda PROUD!!!

  4. Congratulation Miss Kyrah Scraders on your accomplishments :-)

  5. Barracuda says:

    This is what we like to hear, well done , we are proud of you.

  6. Awesome effort. You represented Bermuda very well. Thanks.

  7. Local Yokle says:

    Outstanding!

  8. yes i says:

    WELL DONE!!!!!!!!! Way to go!!!

  9. Between de lines says:

    Congratulations!!!

  10. Congrats says:

    Well done…you ran a good race!!

  11. Young One says:

    Well done Kyrah! We are so proud of you! Thank you Bernews for the coverage of the Jr Olympians!!!

  12. CBAcademy says:

    My best friend ❤️ well done as always ky!!