Athletes Honoured At Bermuda Sports Awards

March 31, 2017

[Updated] The 36th Annual Sports Awards ceremony took place at the Fairmont Southampton, with several awards handed out to various different sports.

Tyler Butterfield and Flora Duffy were crowned the 2016 Male and Female Athletes of the Year, while Jah-Nhai Perinchief and Cecilia Wollmann were honoured as the Male and Female Junior Athletes of the Year.

Cecilia Wollmann and Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Bermuda's 2016 Sports Awards Winners March 30 2017

Achievement Awards

  • Jessica Lewis
  • Julian Fletcher
  • Tre Houston
  • Tyler Butterfield
  • Flora Duffy
  • Michelle Pearson
  • Cecilia Wollmann

Junior Achievement Awards

  • Jah-Nhai Perinchief
  • Cecilia Wollmann
  • Tyler Smith
  • Erica Hawley
  • Delray Rawlins
  • Matthew Oliviera
  • Aaliyah Nolan
  • Sakari Famous

Minister’s Awards Cricket

  • Leilanni Nesbeth
  • Delray Rawlins

Minister’s Awards Football

  • Aaliyah Nolan
  • Angelo Simmons

Appreciation Awards

  • Tokio Millennium Re
  • ABC Football Foundation
  • Bermuda Pacers Track Club

Special Achievement Awards

  • Garon Wilkinson – Martial Arts
  • Oscar Lightbourne – Martial Arts
  • Peter Dunne – Cycling

Sports Citation Awards

  • Carneal Smith – Football
  • Bermuda Under 20 Men’s National Team
  • Janeiro Tucker – Cricket
  • Under 15 Girls National Football Team
  • Andrew Bascome – Football

Special Recognition

  • Philip Guishard

Update 11.21am: Shadow Minister of Community, Youth & Sports Development Michael Weeks said, “On behalf of the Progressive Labour Party, I extend my congratulations to all the recipients of last night’s Sports Awards.

“Special congratulations are due to our Athletes of the Year, Tyler Butterfield and Flora Duffy, on their outstanding year competing in triathlons.

“Additional congratulations are paid to Junior Athletes of the Year, Jah-Nhai Perinchief and Cecilia Wollman. We are confident that there is much success in the future for these two young athletes and we cannot wait to see them deliver on their talent. With dedication and hard work, we anticipate much success.

“We also recognize all other winners and nominees in other categories.

“The Progressive Labour Party recognizes the role that sport plays in the development of young people and in providing opportunities to succeed. We are pleased to see these success stories, and look forward to providing outlets and avenues to success for our talented athletes in the future.”

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