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Photos: Athletes Qualify At Pacers Track Meet

Photos: Athletes Qualify At Pacers Track Meet

The number of athletes who reached the Qualifying Standard for the 2016 CARIFTA Games increased by four at the National Sports Center during a recent Pacers Track meet. Sakari Famous cleared the 1.55m Under 18 Women’s High Jump Standard as she won the Women’s High Jump with a top leap of 1.65m, while Tiara DeRosa once again eclipsed the Girls Discus... Read more of this article

Four More Athletes Reach CARIFTA Standard

Four More Athletes Reach CARIFTA Standard

The number of athletes who reached the qualifying standard for the 2016 CARIFTA Games increased by four during this weekend’s track meet at the National Sports Centre. Sakari Famous cleared the 1.55m Under 18 Women’s High Jump Standard as she won the Women’s High Jump with a top leap of 1.65m. Tiara DeRosa once again eclipsed the Girls Discus... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host International Track Meet

Bermuda To Host International Track Meet

An international event of “world class track athletes” will descend on Bermuda in April, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] announced jointly today. The Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet will take place at the National Sports Centre [NSC] on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. “An... Read more of this article

39-Year-Old Record Broken At BNAA Track Meet

39-Year-Old Record Broken At BNAA Track Meet

The Flyers Track Club hosted the latest Bermuda National Athletic Association’s Track and Field Meet at the National Sports Center. Tiara DeRosa electrified the crowd as she broke a 39-year-old record in the Discus Throw surpassing Branwen Smith’s toss of 42.60m set back in May of 1977. With a strong breeze in her face, DeRosa reached back and... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: BNAA Track Meet

Photos, Video & Results: BNAA Track Meet

Track and field athletes took to the National Sports Centre this weekend to compete in the first Bermuda National Athletic Association track meet of the year. Chayce Smith clocked 4:14.00 on his way to winning the Open Boy’s 1500m run, while Ethan Philip won the Under 20 Boys 400m Dash crossing the line in a time of 54.01, Tahje Taylor clocked 55.84... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Ranked 3rd In World In 100 Metres

Jessica Lewis Ranked 3rd In World In 100 Metres

The International Paralympic Committee have released their 2015 rankings, with Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis ranked 3rd in the world in the 100 metres and 4th in the 200 metres. While the 100m is her strongest race, the 22-year-old sprinter competes in four distances, and in addition to her 3rd world ranking in the T53 100m and 4th in the T53 200m,... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Grateful For ‘Amazing Experience’

Jessica Lewis Grateful For ‘Amazing Experience’

Following her medal-winning showing at the IPC World Championships, Jessica Lewis said she is “so proud to bring home Bermuda’s first IPC Athletics World Championship medal” and “grateful to have this amazing experience.” Held in Qatar, the IPC World Championships featured around 1,300 athletes from 90 countries, with Ms Lewis... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 800M Semi Finals

Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 800M Semi Finals

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just achieved a personal best time the in 800m semi-finals at the IPC World Championship taking place in Qatar, crossing the line in a time of 2:03.40. She placed 6th in the 800m semi-finals so will not advance to the finals, and now concludes competition in Qatar. The 22-year-old athlete represented Bermuda in four... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Places 4th In 400M Semi Finals

Jessica Lewis Places 4th In 400M Semi Finals

Following her bronze medal showing in yesterday’s [Oct 24] 100m finals, Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis was back on the track today taking part in the 400m semi-finals at the IPC World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Lewis placed 4th in the heats, crossing the line in a time of 1:04.47, in a time that will not see her advance to the finals. She will... Read more of this article

Videos: Lewis Wins World Championships Medal

Videos: Lewis Wins World Championships Medal

[Updated with videos] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just won a bronze medal in the 100m at the World Championships in Qatar today [Oct 24], crossing the line in a time of 17.40 to deliver Bermuda’s first ever IPC World Championship medal. China’s Lisha Huang, the world record holder and a five time Paralympic gold medalist, won the gold, while... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Wins 100M Heat In Qatar

Video: Jessica Lewis Wins 100M Heat In Qatar

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just won her semi-final heat in the 100m at the 2015 IPC World Championships taking place in Qatar, crossing the line in a time of 17.76 to qualify for the finals. Samantha Kinghorn from the UK placed second, Ilana Dupont of Canada was third, Keiko Konishi from Japan placed fourth, Jill Moore from the USA placed fifth... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Places 4th In 200m Final In Qatar

Jessica Lewis Places 4th In 200m Final In Qatar

[Updated with video] The 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar is underway with Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis taking to the track, where she has advanced to the finals of the 200m. Lewis competed in the T53 Women’s 200m Heat 1 semi-final  crossing the line in a time of 32.55, to advance to the final with the third fastest qualifying time. The... Read more of this article

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