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Pacers Track Club Win Medals In North Carolina

Pacers Track Club Win Medals In North Carolina

This past weekend saw the Bermuda Pacers Track Club earn a number of medals at the Russell E. Blunt East Coast [REB ECI] Invitational track meet, held at Durham County Memorial Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. A spokesperson said, “The team competed in ninety degree plus temperature for three days against some 82 other track teams from around... Read more of this article

Perinchief Ranked #1 In World In U/20 High Jump

Perinchief Ranked #1 In World In U/20 High Jump

Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief is ranked #1 in the world in the IAAF U/20 Men’s High Jump listings, and the International Association of Athletics Federations [IAAF] cited him as a medal contender at the upcoming IAAF World U20 Championships in Poland, saying that while Bermuda has never won a medal in the event, that “could soon change.” The... Read more of this article

Houston Narrowly Misses Breaking 100m Record

Houston Narrowly Misses Breaking 100m Record

[Written by Don Burgess] Tre Houston narrowly missed breaking the Bermuda record in the 100m this weekend. Running in a meet in Guyana, Houston set a personal best 10.28, finishing third in a thrilling dash that saw the top three runners place within 0.03 seconds of each other. Hosuton, who is representing Bermuda in the Rio Olympics in the 200m, said... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Head To Summer Competition

Bermuda Athletes Head To Summer Competition

A number of Bermuda athletes will be heading overseas for international meets during the summer, including Shaquille Dill, Dage Minors, Kyle Webb, Jah-Nhai Perinchief, Bruce Degrilla, and Lamont Marshall. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “We have several of our athletes who will be going off to international meets an attempt to reach the qualifying... Read more of this article

Day #1 Results: Track & Field Championships

Day #1 Results: Track & Field Championships

The 2016 Bermuda XL Catlin National Track and Field Championships got underway last night, with some of the island’s top athletes competing. Marvellous Ikheukw won the 100m Invitational Open race clocking a time of 11.97, Taahirra Butterfield was second stopping the clock in 11.99 and Cheria Morgan was third in 12.02. Tre Houston clocked 10.52... Read more of this article

Shaquille Dill Wins 800m In Southern California

Shaquille Dill Wins 800m In Southern California

Bermuda’s Shaquille Dill continues his winning ways, racing to victory in the 800m in the So Cal Jim Bush Invitational Championships held in Southern California on June 4th. Dill claimed the victory with a time of 1:48.36, Prince Mumba representing Santa Monica College finished second in 1:48.66 and Immanuel Hutchinson finished third clocking 1:48.94. The... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Hits New PB Times In Switzerland

Jessica Lewis Hits New PB Times In Switzerland

Bermudian sprinter Jessica Lewis hit a new personal best time in the 100m race, recording a time of 16.81 during racing in Switzerland. A recent post on her blog said “The next stop on the Road to Rio was Notwill, Switzerland. We arrived on May 24th and raced May 26th – 29th in two separate competitions. This was my fourth time in Switzerland... Read more of this article

Video: Shaquille Dill Wins 800M & NCAA Title

Video: Shaquille Dill Wins 800M & NCAA Title

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Shaquille Dill has claimed an NCAA championship title after winning the 800m final in Bradenton, Florida. BNNA President Donna Raynor said, “After a disappointing NCAA indoor D2 championships Shaquille came back very strong in the NCAA D2 outdoor Championships. “The championships took place in Bradenton,... Read more of this article

Jackie Joyner-Kersee To Host Clinic In Bermuda

Jackie Joyner-Kersee To Host Clinic In Bermuda

Six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee is set to visit Bermuda in October, where she will be to be the guest speaker at the Bermuda Olympic Association’s 80th Anniversary Gala Dinner and also host a Youth Sports Clinic. Joyner-Kersee dominated the Olympic heptathlon and long jump events throughout her career which spanned four Olympic Games.... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis: ‘Great Feeling’ To Start Season

Jessica Lewis: ‘Great Feeling’ To Start Season

After recording first and second place finishes at the Desert Challenge in Arizona, Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis said it’s “always such a great feeling to get back on the track and race for the first time in a new season.” In a recent post on her blog, Ms Lewis said, “The first race of the 2016 racing season took place last... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: World Athletics Day Meet

Photos & Results: World Athletics Day Meet

The Bermuda National Athletics Association held their 2016 IAAF World Athletics Day at the National Sports Center hosted by the Flyers Track Club. The Under 17 Girls 400 Meter Dash saw Messiah Greaves record the win with a time of 1:00.36, Mikaela Outerbridge finished second in 1:03.85 and Zariah Simmons finished third stopping the clock with a time... Read more of this article

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Named Field Athlete Of Year

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Named Field Athlete Of Year

Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief continues to rack up the accolades, being named the Field Athlete of the Year in the Midwest Region for the 2016 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field season. The winners were announced this week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association [USTFCCCA], having been determined by a vote of USTFCCCA... Read more of this article

New Records Set In Pacers School Relay Classic

New Records Set In Pacers School Relay Classic

The 2016 Bermuda Pacers School Relay Classic took place at the National Sports Center with a large crowd in attendance. Four new records were established on the evening; the Whitney Institute Middle School A team of Natrae Eversley, Clevonte Lodge, Kearje Davis and Ramon Swan set a new Boy’s 400m Middle School Record of 47.99, while CedarBridge’s... Read more of this article