Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games Named

June 16, 2015

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [June 16] officially announced the names of the athletes who will represent Bermuda at the XVII Pan American Games, which are being held from 10 July through 26 July 2015 in Toronto, Canada.

Bermuda will be represented in seven sports:

Athletics:

  • Aaron Evans
  • Harold “Tre” Houston
  • Lamont Marshall
  • Tyrone Smith
  • Shianne Smith
  • Shaquille Dill
  • Cheria Morgan [provisional]

Cycling:

  • Zoenique Williams
  • Sidney “Dominique” Mayho

Equestrian:

  • Virginia “Vee” McKey
  • Patrick Nisbett
  • Jillian Terceira

Gymnastics:

  • Sydney Mason

Sailing:

  • Cameron Pimentel
  • Cecilia “Ceci” Wollmann

Swimming:

  • Lisa Blackburn
  • Julian Fletcher

Triathlon:

  • Flora Duffy

The above athletes, along with Chef-de-Mission Carlos Lee and officials, trainers and support personnel comprise the Bermuda team.

Commenting on the upcoming Commonwealth Games, Judy Simons, President of the BOA said, “Bermuda has assembled a strong team for the Pan Am Games.

“All our athletes have worked extremely hard to get here, and we are proud to have them represent our country at this major festival. This will be Bermuda’s thirteenth Pan Am, and we are looking forward to the competition in Toronto.”

The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international sporting festival [surpassed only by the Olympics and the Asian Games]. Bermuda has competed in all Pan Am [summer] Games since 1967, taking home a total of 8 medals. Bermuda’s athletes will join approximately 7,000 others from 41 nations at the Toronto Games.

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  1. bermy onion says:

    Good Luck to All representing Bermuda in the Pan Am Games!

  2. Chumba Wumba says:

    Some very strong contenders in this list. A real chance at Gold.

  3. Kent Stewart says:

    any Bermudians residing or visiting Toronto over these dates wish to join with me to host a dinner in Toronto for our athletes?

  4. Catch A Fire says:

    That’s an awesome idea Kent. I wish I could help.

  5. darlene says:

    Good luck to all the athletes… Enjoy my home… Toronto is a great place

  6. Catherine Dalziel says:

    What a great group of people – enjoy being part of the Pan Am Games team – and a special shout out for Sydney!