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Photos & Video: Special Olympics Track & Field

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Track & Field

[Updated with video] Special Olympics Bermuda hosted their track and field heats today [Sept 17] at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire with approximately 100 participants reportedly registering for the event.Individuals ages 8 and up with an intellectual disability are eligible to participate in the Special Olympics. Parents, guardians and care... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 800M Heats

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 800M Heats

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 800m heats at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this morning, crossing the line in a time of 1:58.24, marking a personal best for the 23-year-old athlete.Racing in the second of two heats, Hongzhuan Zhou from China was 1st, Angela Ballard from Australia was 2nd, Samantha Kinghorn... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th in 400M Heats

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th in 400M Heats

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 400m heats at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this afternoon [Sept 10], crossing the line in a time of 1:00.25. This time will not see her advance to the finals, however the 23-year-old sprinter did record a personal best, recording her fastest ever time in the 400m today.Racing... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 100M Finals

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 100M Finals

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 100m finals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this evening [Sept 8], racing across the line in a time of 17.25.Lisha Huang from China won the gold medal with a time of 16.28, Hongzhuan Zhou from China won silver in 16.51, Angela Ballard from Australia won bronze in 16.59, Hamide... Read more of this article

Video: Lewis Advances To Finals At Paralympics

Video: Lewis Advances To Finals At Paralympics

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just qualified for the 100m finals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, recording a time of 17.42 in this afternoon’s heats  to advance to the finals.Hongzhuan Zhou from China finished first with a time of 16.64, Angela Ballard from Australia was second in 16.80, Kelsey Lefevour from the... Read more of this article

Lewis ‘Extremely Proud To Represent Bermuda’

Lewis ‘Extremely Proud To Represent Bermuda’

[Written by Don Burgess] When you’re the gold medal champion from the Parapan Games, the bar is raised and so are expectations. It’s raised even higher when you’ve made the podium at the World Championships. Along with those lofty expectations comes added pressure to do well, but athlete Jessica Lewis can handle it.Lewis — along with... Read more of this article

Best Wishes Extended To Bermuda Paralympians

Best Wishes Extended To Bermuda Paralympians

As Bermuda’s two paralympians Jessica Lewis and Yushae Desilva-Andrade prepare to leave for the Rio 2016 Paralympics, the Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards wished them luck in their respective competitions. “On behalf of the Government and people of Bermuda, I want to congratulate and thank Jessica and Yushae for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: CBIS “Goes To The Olympics”

Photos & Video: CBIS “Goes To The Olympics”

For the month of June, the Chatmore British International School “went to the Olympics” as part of their International Early, Primary and Middle Years Curriculum, which consists of students ranging from ages of 18 months to 15 years old. A spokesperson said, “Students were exposed to the history, symbols and events of the Olympics, researching... Read more of this article

Video: Houston Returns From Olympic Games

Video: Houston Returns From Olympic Games

Tre Houston returned home from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio today [August 23], and speaking at the airport, Houston said the “experience was wonderful” and he “wouldn’t trade it for the world.” The sprinter — who made Bermuda’s first appearance in the 200m in twenty years — said he has worked hard... Read more of this article

Olympian Tre Houston: “A Dream Come True”

Olympian Tre Houston: “A Dream Come True”

[Written by Don Burgess] A passing moment between the seventh and ninth 200m heats saw Tre Houston and Usain Bolt cross paths at the Rio Olympics. Bermuda’s fastest man ran a 20.85 in his Olympic heat, which was not enough to make it to the semifinals, but Houston was okay with that considering he had spent the past three weeks recovering from an... Read more of this article

Olympics: Tre Houston Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Olympics: Tre Houston Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Bermuda’s Tre Houston made his Olympic debut today, placing 6th in the 200m heats, crossing the line in a time of 20.85. Houston, 26, was running in lane five in the seventh of 10 heats. Only the top two athletes from each heat automatically advance to the next round with the next four fastest times also moving on to one of the coveted spots. Houston’s... Read more of this article

Video: Tyrone Smith Reflects On Rio Olympics

Video: Tyrone Smith Reflects On Rio Olympics

Following his performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith said that “it’s hard to come away with nothing” but focused on having “some really good efforts.” Smith — the Bermuda National Record holder — placed 16th in the long jump with a leap of 7.81. The 32-year-old athlete has... Read more of this article

Olympics: Tre Houston To Compete On Tuesday

Olympics: Tre Houston To Compete On Tuesday

Bermuda’s Tre Houston is set to compete on Tuesday in the 200m sprint at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, marking the first time in 20 years the island will be represented in the 200m at the Olympics. This is the first time in over a decade that Bermuda has been represented by a sprinter at the Olympic Games, with the last Bermudian being Xavier James,... Read more of this article