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King Elected As NACAC Athlete Chairperson

King Elected As NACAC Athlete Chairperson

Bermudian Arantxa King has been voted in as the Chairperson of the NACAC Athletes Commission. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “During the NACAC Championships this past weekend held in Toronto, Canada, elections were held for the Chairperson for the NACAC Athlete Commission. “As noted earlier this year Arantxa King was selected as one of... Read more of this article

Arantxa King Admitted To New York State Bar

Arantxa King Admitted To New York State Bar

Arantxa King — who represented Bermuda at two Olympic Games — was recently admitted into the New York State Bar. This follows after Ms. King graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2017. During her time in law school, she served as an Executive Editor for the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Vice President of the Black Law... Read more of this article

Arantxa King To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Arantxa King To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

On January 29th, Bermudian Olympian Arantxa King will be inducted into the Massachusetts State Track Athlete Hall of Fame, being honoured for her performances during her time at Medford High.The long jumper said, “My track teammates were among my best friends in high school, I also convinced a lot of my friends to do track so that was convenient... Read more of this article

Five Top Bermuda Athletes Receive Grants

Five Top Bermuda Athletes Receive Grants

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [Jan 29] announced the names of Bermuda’s elite athletes who have been awarded Grants under the International Olympic Committee’s [IOC] Olympic Solidarity Programme. With effect from December 1st 2013, the following athletes will each receive USD $1,000 per month, paid quarterly, until August 31st, 2014... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Brown’s Firm Continues Sponsorships

Video: Dr Brown’s Firm Continues Sponsorships

Bermuda HealthCare Services today [Dec 18] extended their sponsorship of elite track and field athletes Aranxta King, Tyrone Smith and Aaron Evans for a second year. The three athletes received a total of $12,000 to help them reach their goals, which follows after the $15,000 sponsorship last year.Executive Chairman Dr. Ewart Brown made the formal... Read more of this article

Local Athlete Featured In Lululemon Promo

Local Athlete Featured In Lululemon Promo

A photo of Bermudian Olympian Arantxa King was featured in a product promotion for athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica. The company, which was founded in Canada in 1998, operates approximately 200 stores and rang up $1.4 billion in sales last year. Ms King said that thanks to her older sister, a Lululemon representative saw that she was wearing... Read more of this article

BNAA To Host Jumps Camp With Smith, King

BNAA To Host Jumps Camp With Smith, King

The Bermuda National Athletic Association [BNAA] announced the first ever “Jumps Camp” to all local athletes ages 11 – 18 who are interested in jumping events. Tyrone Smith [pictured] and Arantxa King two of the islands renowned athletes in long jump will be on island conducting the camp. They will provide a wealth of knowledge in theory and technicality... Read more of this article

Arantxa King Competes In World Championships

Arantxa King Competes In World Championships

The first day of competition of the 14th IAAF World Championships got underway at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. One of the two Bermuda athletes taking part competed on the first day, with Arantxa King finishing 11th in Group 2 and 23rd overall in the Women’s Long Jump. King recorded a foul on her first attempt before leaping 6.36m on her... Read more of this article

Video: $15,000 In Sponsorships For Top Athletes

Video: $15,000 In Sponsorships For Top Athletes

Three of Bermuda’s top track and field athletes have received a total of $15,000 in sponsorship from Bermuda HealthCare Services to help them strive towards their goals. Tyrone Smith, Arantxa King, and Aaron Evans — who are all Bermuda National Record holders — each received $5,000 sponsorships from the company. L-R: Dr Ewart Brown,... Read more of this article

Olympics: Arantxa King Finishes In 13th Place

Olympics: Arantxa King Finishes In 13th Place

[Updated: Arantxa King jumped three times, with her best jump of 6.4m earning her a 13th place finish, missing the finals by one spot as the top 12 go through. This is a substantial improvement on her 36th place finish at the 2008 Olympics. The 22-year-old was the final Bermudian to compete in these Olympic Games.] Arantxa King — the final Bermudian... Read more of this article

Marshall, Evans, King Compete In Canada

Marshall, Evans, King Compete In Canada

Bermuda track and field athletes Arantxa King, Aaron Evans and Lamont Marshall all competed at the InColor Hub City Track and Field Classic in Canada. Aaron Evans won the 800m clocking a time of 1:47.92. Jamaal James from Trinidad and Tobago finished second in 1:47.99 and Tevan Everett from the United States who finished third with a time of 1:48.02. Lamont... Read more of this article

Arantxa King Accepted Into London 2012 Olympics

Arantxa King Accepted Into London 2012 Olympics

Bermuda’s Arantxa King has been accepted into London 2012 Olympics as an unqualified athlete in the long jump, Bermuda Track & Field president Donna Watson said. “We had to submit a form with the deadline last Friday and she has been accepted. “We are very excited and so is Arantxa and her mom, Branwen Smith-King as we sent it... Read more of this article

Arantxa King Wins In New Mexico

Arantxa King Wins In New Mexico

Bermuda’s Arantxa King competed at the Don Kirby Invitational in New Mexico. With a leap of 6.17m King won the Women’s Long Jump beating out a strong 22-women field. King’s first attempt saw her leap 6.13m, she then leaped 5.84m on her second attempt. A Foul followed on her third, before she jumped 6.09m on her fourth and fifth attempts. On... Read more of this article