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Saunders Record Still Stands 28 Years Later

Saunders Record Still Stands 28 Years Later

Following the conclusion of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, the record-breaking jump by Bermuda’s Clarence “Nicky” Saunders continues to stand the test of time, remaining unbroken after 28 years. The top jump this year was from Australia’s Brandon Starc, who jumped 2.32 metres to win gold, and while very impressive, it did not... Read more of this article

Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Marathon Record

Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Marathon Record

Tyler Butterfield broke a 37-year-old Bermuda record on the final day of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia while competing in the Men’s Marathon. Butterfield crossed the line 12th overall in a time of 2:26.29, with his time breaking Raymond Swan’s National Record time of 2:26.37, set back in April of 1981. Butterfield... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimmers Win Medals & Set Records

CARIFTA Swimmers Win Medals & Set Records

Bermuda’s swimmers made a very impressive start at the 2018 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Jamaica, winning two gold medals in record setting style, as well as one silver medal and four bronze medals. Highlights of the morning session saw Elan Daley break Emma Harvey’s CARIFTA record in the 50m Backstroke clocking 31.62, while both Giada... Read more of this article

Video: Perinchief Breaks Bermuda Indoor Record

Video: Perinchief Breaks Bermuda Indoor Record

Competing in a track meet in the United States, Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief achieved an indoor personal best of 2.22m/7-3 1/4 in the high jump to win the event, setting a new Bermuda record in the process.Perinchief’s leap broke his own Bermuda Indoor Record of 2.17, it also moved him up to No. 9 on the NCAA leader boards. Perinchief,... Read more of this article

Dage Minors Sets New Bermuda Record

Dage Minors Sets New Bermuda Record

Bermuda’s Dage Minors — who recently became the first Bermudian to win the elite Front Street Mile — competed in the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational. Minors set a new Bermudian National Record in the Men’s 800 meters finals clocking an indoor time of 1:47.9, breaking his own record of 1:48.7 he set during the... Read more of this article

Lamont Marshall Breaks 5000M Indoor Record

Lamont Marshall Breaks 5000M Indoor Record

Bermuda’s Lamont Marshall competed at the 2018 BU John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University, breaking the Bermuda men’s 5000m indoor record in the process. His time of 14:22.19 saw him place second in a field of over 60 runners, and set a new Bermuda indoor record, breaking Terrance Armstrong’s record time of 14:45.33. Marshall not only... Read more of this article

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Former Bermuda College mathematics professor Dr. Seán O’Connell has written a book about his record-setting two-day swim around Bermuda in 1976. The 116-page autobiographical account details the then-33-year-old’s months of preparation, a failed attempt, and his gruelling but ultimately successful 38-mile swim that raised $11,000 for charity and... Read more of this article

Marshall Breaks 3000 Steeplechase Record

Marshall Breaks 3000 Steeplechase Record

Bermuda’s Lamont Marshall has broken yet another record, this time shattering the 3000 steeplechase record stopping the clock at 8:49.71 while competing in the Music City Distance Carnival in Nashville, Tennessee. The old record of 8:53 was set back in 1996 by Terrance Armstrong. The time also qualified Mr Marshall for next years Commonwealth Games... Read more of this article

Lamont Marshall Breaks 3000 Meter Record

Lamont Marshall Breaks 3000 Meter Record

Running at the Jamaica International Invitational held in Kingston, Jamaica, Bermuda’s Lamont Marshall broke his own 3000 meter record crossing the line in 8:05 about three seconds quicker than his previous time. He placed 8th in a field of twelve, and the race was won by Australian Jack Rayner in a time of 7:52. Marshall has been on a record... Read more of this article

Minors Sets New 800M Record At Invitational

Minors Sets New 800M Record At Invitational

Bermuda’s Dage Minors — who competes for the Franklin Pierce University men’s track & field team — set a new school record time in the 800 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational which was held at Princeton University in New Jersey.The school said, “The most impressive outing of the day for the Ravens came some three hours away... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn made a very impressive showing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Canada this weekend, breaking the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle.Racing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Toronto, Ontario, she shattered the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.24. Ms Blackburn... Read more of this article

Lamont Marshall Breaks Another Record

Lamont Marshall Breaks Another Record

Only weeks after shattering the 3000m record, Lamont Marshall has broken yet another Bermuda record; this time setting a new record in the 5000m. Competing last night in the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, North Carolina, Marshall ran the 5000 meters in a time of 14:23, breaking his own record of 14:27 which was set six years ago, also in Raleigh. This... Read more of this article

Four Records Broken At Best Of Best Meet

Four Records Broken At Best Of Best Meet

The Best of the Best #3 Swim Meet was held at the BASA Pool, with the young swimmers putting on strong showings and breaking four records. Marleigh Howes established two new Girls 8 & Under Records. She touched the wall in a time of 1:20.85 during the 100m Freestyle breaking Elan Daley’s record time of 1:20.97 back on December 15th, 2013 in, Ontario,... Read more of this article