BNAA Receive $25,000 ‘Cash Back’ Grant

April 12, 2017

Bermuda’s Carifta Team will be representing the Island this weekend in Curacao, and in advance of their departure, Minister of National Security Jeff Baron and Minister of Social Development & Sports, Nandi Outerbridge presented the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] with $25,000, with the funds part of the Cash Back for Communities programme.

Minister Baron, Minister Outerbridge, BNAA President Donna Raynor, BNAA Director of Athletics Devon Bean, Youth and Sport Director Norbert Simons.

Ministers Carifta Cash Back Bermuda April 12 2017

Receiving the donation on behalf of the BNAA was its president Donna Raynor. The Cash Back donation will assist Bermuda’s athletes in covering expenses associated with the trip, and in making the presentation, both Ministers commended the team for their dedication and wished them success as they represent Bermuda at the Games.

The Carifta Team was also acknowledged by Premier Michael Dunkley who hosted the athletes at a Camden reception earlier this month.

Premier Michael Dunkley and members of Bermuda’s Carifta Team at a Camden reception

Premier Carifta Reception Bermuda April 12 2017

The BNAA announced its 2017 Carifta Team late last month, with 20 athletes set to represent the Island.

U18 Girls

  • Teliah Wears – 200m
  • Lyndsey Palmer – 3000m
  • Sakari Famous – HJ
  • Inshanne Smith – HJ
  • Zekiah Lewis – LJ

U20 Girls

  • Tiara DeRosa – SP, Discus
  • Brianna Mendes – 3000m

U18 Boys

  • Deneo Brangman – 400m, 4X100m, 4X400m
  • Johndell Cumberbatch – 3000m 1500m
  • Aaron Jacobs – 800m
  • Quincy Kuzyk – 3000m
  • Ryan Outerbridge – 1500m
  • Suresh Black – 200m, 4X100, 4X400m
  • Lejuan Matthews – 400m, 4X100m
  • Clevonte Lodge – 200m, 4X100m 4X400m
  • Mycal Dill – 4X100m, LJ

U20 Boys

  • Kevin Miller – HJ
  • Elisha Darrell – HJ, LJ
  • Stephan Dill – 100m
  • Isaiah Bell-Phillips – 800m

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