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Gymnastics Team Bring Home 24 Medals

Gymnastics Team Bring Home 24 Medals

The Bermuda Gymnastics Team returned to Bermuda last evening [July 10] at the LF Wade International Airport from the 2011 Island Games to a hero’s Welcome. The team won an overall 24 medals which brought Bermuda’s overall total of medals won at the Games to 42.Overall Kaisey Griffith won 2 gold medals and a bronze, Morgan Beckles won 3 gold... Read more of this article

Gymnastics: Bermuda Add 10 More Medals

Gymnastics: Bermuda Add 10 More Medals

The Bermuda Gymnastics Team finished another very successful day of competition at the 2011 Island Games capturing 10 more medals for their efforts. On day two of the Island Games competition, the gymnasts won 10 medals, including 7 golds in the “voluntary” round. In this round the gymnasts performed their most difficult elements and tried for medals... Read more of this article

Gymnastics: Bermuda Win 14 Medals

Gymnastics: Bermuda Win 14 Medals

With 14 medals under their belt, the Bermuda Gymnastics Team has just finished a very successful first day of competition at the 2011 Island Games, with the gymnastics portion being held in Jersey this weekend.The junior team did the Island proud, winning gold in the team competition. [Pictured below]The senior team narrowly missed the gold in their... Read more of this article

Basketball: Sullivan Named Island Games MVP

Basketball: Sullivan Named Island Games MVP

Following the Island Games men’s basketball medal ceremony last week in the Isle of Wight, Sullivan Phillips received the Golden Ball award after being named Tournament MVP. The MVP honour is not a Bermuda-specific award, it is given by the Island Games committee to the most valuable player from all the participating islands. Each Head Coach submitted... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda At The 2011 Island Games

Photos: Bermuda At The 2011 Island Games

The 2011 Island Games in the Isle of Wight, UK has concluded, with Bermudian athletes winning 18 medals across a number of disciplines including athletics, golf, sailing, sailboarding, tennis and basketball. National record holder Shianne Smith was the top medalist – with four in total, and Sean Trott picked up three. The photos below are courtesy... Read more of this article

‘Hail To Bermuda, My Island in the Sun’

‘Hail To Bermuda, My Island in the Sun’

The strains of ‘Hail To Bermuda’ could be heard three times this past week in the United Kingdom, as Bermuda’s athletes made 18 podium appearances, and collected three Gold medals during the 2011 Island Games. Although the official anthem of Bermuda is ‘God Save the Queen’, during international competitions where multiple... Read more of this article

Videos: Island Games Athletes Return Home

Videos: Island Games Athletes Return Home

Last night [July 2] a number of Bermuda’s athletes returned home on the British Airways flight after doing the island proud at the 2011 Island Games in the Isle of Wight, U.K. The Gold Medal winning Men’s Basketball Team is pictured below at the airport last night. Their successful defence of the title gives Bermuda the distinction of being... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Island Games Tally: 18 Medals

Bermuda’s Island Games Tally: 18 Medals

The 2011 Island Games has concluded, with Bermuda picking up an impressive 18 medals in total – spanning athletics, golf, sailing, sailboarding, tennis and basketball. Shianne Smith was the top medalist – with four in total, and Sean Trott picked up three. The Mens’ Basketball team successfully defended their title – winning... Read more of this article

Island Games: Six More Medals, First Gold

Island Games: Six More Medals, First Gold

[Updated] Bermuda’s medals at the 2011 Island Games continue to pile up, with six more medals confirmed – including Bermuda’s first Gold. In the Sailboarding Individual Event Scott Mello won a Bronze, in the Laser Radial Rig event Jason Saints won a Bronze, in the Sailing Team event Bermuda won a Bronze and Bermuda’s Sailboarders... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win Three More Medals

Bermuda Win Three More Medals

Bermuda’s overall medal count at the 2011 Island Games being held in the Isle of Wight is now up to five, thanks to medal winning performances from Shianne Smith and Melissa Clarke. Ms Smith first won the Bronze Medal in the Women’s Shot Putt with a throw of 11.00m, and then won a Silver Medal in the Women’s 100m Hurdles with a time of 15.14.Not... Read more of this article

Island Games Day #2 Results

Island Games Day #2 Results

The second day of competition in the 2011 Island Games in the Isle of Wight has concluded, with Bermuda’s athletes continuing to compete in a wide variety of sports. The video clip below is from today’s Women’s Volleyball game, which saw Bermuda beat Gibraltar: Badminton – Team EventBermuda went down4 – 1 to Jersey, Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Island Games Report: Bermuda Squash Team

Island Games Report: Bermuda Squash Team

Bermuda’s squash team is taking part in the 2011 Island Games which is now underway in the Isle of Wight. The team of Micah Franklin, Chris Stout, Laura Robinson & Juliette Ferrari-McComb are competing in singles, doubles & mixed doubles events.The Coach’s wrap up of Day #1 of the contest is below: BERMUDA vs. ISLE OF WIGHT-Bermuda... Read more of this article

Videos: Allen & Trott Receive Medals

Videos: Allen & Trott Receive Medals

At the conclusion of the first day of competition in the 2011 Island Games in the Isle of Wight, Bermuda has already picked up two medals, and you can watch both medal ceremonies below. Sean Trott finished the half marathon in 1:12:22 to give Bermuda our first medal of these Games, and his teammate Stephen Allen finished 11th in a time of 1:16.11, giving... Read more of this article