CAC Games: 24 Athletes To Represent Bermuda

June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced the names of the athletes who will represent Bermuda at the XXIII Central American & Caribbean [CAC] Games, which are being held in Barranquilla, Colombia from 19 July through 3 August 2018.

24 athletes will compete in Athletics, Bowling, Boxing, Equestrian, Squash, Cycling, Sailing, Triathlon and Swimming. The athletes will be accompanied by Chef de Mission Jon Beard, and Assistant Chef de Mission Craig Brown.

“The CAC Games are the oldest continuous-running regional games, dating back to 1926. Held every four years, the Games typically host competitors from countries in Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Bermuda and the South American countries of Surinam, Guyana, Colombia and Venezuela,” the BOA said.

“The CAC Games are considered the starting point of international competition for athletes from the region who are seeking to represent their countries at the Olympic level. They are designed to provide a step between sub-CAC-region Games held in the first year following a Summer Olympics, and the Pan American Games, which are held the year before the Summer Olympics.”

The following athletes comprise Team Bermuda for the XXIII CAC Games:

  • Sakari Famous – Athletics [High Jump]
  • Tyrone Smith – Athletics [Long Jump]
  • Dage Minors – Athletics [800m]
  • Tiara DeRosa – Athletics [Discus]
  • Taahira Butterfield – Athletics [100m]
  • Duane Akeem Talbot – Bowling
  • Damien Matthews – Bowling
  • David Maycock – Bowling
  • Lamar Richardson – Bowling
  • Levinc Samuels – Bowling
  • Rickai Binns – Bowling
  • Andre Lamb – Boxing
  • Tyler Christopher – Boxing
  • Ki-Juan Minors – Equestrian [Show Jumping]
  • Micah Franklin – Squash [Individual, Doubles and Team]
  • Noah Browne – Squash [Individual, Doubles and Team]
  • Nick Kyme – Squash [Team]
  • Nicole Mitchell – Cycling [Road]
  • Cameron Pimentel – Sailing [Laser]
  • Malcolm Ben Smith – Sailing [Laser]
  • Jesse Washington – Swimming
  • Madelyn Moore – Swimming
  • Erica Hawley – Triathlon
  • Tyler Smith – Triathlon

Judy Simons, BOA President said, “The BOA is focused on helping our young athletes from all sports along on their journeys to success.

“We are pleased to have been able to assist these 24 talented Bermudians to prepare and make the trip to represent their country at the upcoming CAC Games in Colombia. We know they will do us proud.”

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