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Perinchief To Carry Bermuda’s Flag In China

Perinchief To Carry Bermuda’s Flag In China

17-year old high jumper Jah-Nhai Perinchief will be the Bermuda team’s flag bearer at the Closing Ceremonies of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Perinchief finished 8th in the Men’s High Jump A Final,recorded a top leap of 2.00m, with Danil Lysenko from Russia winning with a top leap of 2.20m. Yuji Hiramatsu from Japan finished... Read more of this article

Kionje Somner Wins 200m C Final In China

Kionje Somner Wins 200m C Final In China

Bermuda’s Kionje Somner won the Men’s 200m C Final during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Somner clocked a personal best time of 22.28 to finish ahead of Dwayne Koroka from Papua New Guinea who was second in a time of 22.69 and Vladislav Grigoryev from Kazakhstan who finished third in a time of 22.83, with athletes from the U.S.... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Wins Long Jump in Estonia

Tyrone Smith Wins Long Jump in Estonia

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith competed in the Saaremaa Gala athletics competition in Estonia, leaping to victory in the long jump. Competing in the city of Kuressaare, the two time Olympian competed under harsh conditions, recording a top leap of 7.59pm as lightning and thunder were heard over the stadium. Related PostsTyrone Smith Wins... Read more of this article

Perinchief Places 8th At Youth Olympics In China

Perinchief Places 8th At Youth Olympics In China

Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief finished 8th overall in the high jump at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China, recording a leap of 2.00m after qualifying for the “A finals” after equaling his personal best in the preliminaries. Danil Lysenko from Russia won the gold with a jump of 2.20m, Yuji Hiramatsu from Japan claimed silver with... Read more of this article

Kyrah Scraders Wins B Finals At Youth Olympics

Kyrah Scraders Wins B Finals At Youth Olympics

Bermuda’s Kyrah Scraders raced to victory in the 800m B Final during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China today [Aug 23] running a season best time of 2:10.66 to finish ahead of Celia Alonso from Spain who clocked 2:11.12 to place second, Ana De Campos Silva from Brazil who finished third in 2:11.27, while athletes from Ukraine, Botswana,... Read more of this article

Kionje Somner Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Kionje Somner Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Kionje Somner took to the track in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, with the teenage sprinter representing Bermuda in the 200m. Somner competed in Heat Two of the Men’s 200m race, finishing 6th in a time of 22.39 which qualified him for the C Final. Somner is one of seven young Bermudian athletes representing the island at the Youth... Read more of this article

Scraders, Perinchief Through To Finals In China

Scraders, Perinchief Through To Finals In China

Both Kyrah Scraders and Jah’Nhai Perinchief have qualified for the finals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China following strong showings in the preliminaries. Kyrah Scraders ran to a third place finish in heat 2 of the 800m, clocking a time of 2:11.27 which saw her qualify for the B final. Meanwhile Jah-Nhai Perinchief equaled his... Read more of this article

Kyrah Scraders Named Bermuda’s Flag Bearer

Kyrah Scraders Named Bermuda’s Flag Bearer

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that 17-year old runner, Kyrah Scraders, will be the Bermuda team’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the Youth Olympic Games being held on 16 August in Nanjing, China. Ms. Scraders, who is a Grade 11 student at The Berkeley Institute, will represent Bermuda in the 800 meter race. She started... Read more of this article

24 Years Later: Saunders Record Still Stands

24 Years Later: Saunders Record Still Stands

Following the conclusion of the high jumping competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, the record-breaking leap by Bermuda’s Clarence “Nicky” Saunders continues to stand the test of time, remaining unbroken after 24 years. Mr. Saunders set the record at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in New Zealand, becoming the first... Read more of this article

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Finishes Second In Holland

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Finishes Second In Holland

Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief recently competed in the Holland National Championships, where he placed 2nd in the high jump with a leap of 2.08m. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Watson said, “Jah-Nhai Perinchief competed in the Holland National Championships. “This is his first senior competition and first time... Read more of this article


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