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Eight Athletes Qualified For 2017 Carifta Games

Eight Athletes Qualified For 2017 Carifta Games

Eight Bermuda athletes have qualified so far for the 2017 Carifta Games, Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, adding that they have until March 26th to name the team, so there is still time for athletes to reach the standards. Ms Raynor said, “Before this week we started with five athletes qualified. During the... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Carifta Swimming Team Announced

Bermuda’s Carifta Swimming Team Announced

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association has announced the island’s Carifta swimming team for 2017. At the conclusion of the selection process a team of 15 swimmers was selected to represent Bermuda at the 32nd Carifta Swimming Championships; the event will be held in Nassau, Bahamas from April 15th to 19th . The 15 swimmers include: 11-12 GirlsElan... Read more of this article

Four Athletes Qualify For 2017 Carifta Games

Four Athletes Qualify For 2017 Carifta Games

Four local athletes reached the Carifta standard at the Tokio Millennium track meet held this standard. Ashley Irby qualified in the U18 girls 1500m in a time of 5.01.23, Sakari Famous qualified in the U18 girls high jump with a leap of 1.70m, Elisha Darrell met the mark with a leap of 2.05m and Kevin Miller qualified with a leap of 2.0 in the U20... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Shadow Minister Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Shadow Sports Minister Michael Weeks extended his congratulations to the island’s Carifta Games athletes, who combined to win some 22 medals at the events in Grenada and Martinique. Mr Weeks said, “On behalf of the Progressive Labour Party, I would like to welcome back the Carifta track and field team who represented us well in Grenada over... Read more of this article

Carifta Track Team Return With A Bronze Medal

Carifta Track Team Return With A Bronze Medal

The Bermuda National Athletic Association’s 2016 Carifta Games team returned with one medal, with Sakari Famous claiming a bronze medal in the high jump. Donna Raynor, President of the Bermuda National Athletics Association, said, “We knew we had a young and inexperienced team but I feel they all performed at their best.”“We had several... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Medal Winning Team Returns

Video: Bermuda’s Medal Winning Team Returns

Bermuda’s Carifta swimming team returned to the island after making an outstanding showing at the 2016 Carifta Swimming Championships in Martinique, with Bermuda collecting an impressive 20 medals in the pool as well as an open water medal. Bermuda finished the event with 208 points alongside Aruba, Guadeloupe were crowned the overall champions with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Wins First Athletics Carifta Medal

Bermuda Wins First Athletics Carifta Medal

Bermuda has won its first medal at the 2016 Carifta Track & Field Games being held in Grenada, with Sakari Famous claiming a bronze medal in the high jump with a leap of 1.77. This opens Bermuda’s medal tally for the athletic portion of these Games, and adds another Carifta medal to Sakari’s collection, with the young Bermudian having... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Carifta Athletics Team Departs

Bermuda’s Carifta Athletics Team Departs

Bermuda’s Carifta athletics team departed for the 2016 Games, which will be held from March 26 to March 28 in Grenada. The team, accompanied by Team Manager Mia Black and Coach Devon Bean, will return to the island on March 29.The team is listed below: U18 GirlsSakari Famous – HJ [previous Carifta medalist] Lynsey Palmer – 3000m... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Carifta Athletics Team Announced

Bermuda’s Carifta Athletics Team Announced

[Updated] Bermuda’s Carifta athletics team has been selected for the 2016 Games, the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] announced today. “The BNAA Board has ratified the team and are very happy with our selection,” BNAA President Donna Raynor said. “We were surprised to find that we had an athlete overseas in school... Read more of this article

Video: Carifta Swim Team Return With 24 Medals

Video: Carifta Swim Team Return With 24 Medals

The Bermuda Carifta Swimming Team returned home last night [April 9] with 24 medals after taking part in the Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, with Bermuda’s top junior swimmers competing against athletes from 20 countries in the region.Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, Patricia Gordon-Pamplin greeted the athletes at the... Read more of this article

Video: Carifta Track Team Return With Medals

Video: Carifta Track Team Return With Medals

Bermuda’s medal winning team in the 2015 Carifta Track & Field Games held at the Silver Jubilee Athletic Stadium in St. Kitt’s, returned home last night [April 8] arriving at the airport to a crowd of cheering family, friends and supporters. Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, Patricia Gordon-Pamplin was also on hand to welcome and... Read more of this article

Kyrah Scraders Wins Second Medal At Carifta

Kyrah Scraders Wins Second Medal At Carifta

Kyrah Scraders has won her second — and Bermuda’s third — medal of the 2015 Carifta Track & Field Games at the Silver Jubilee Athletic Stadium in St. Kitt’s, claiming the silver medal in the Under 20 800m event. During the final, Ms. Scraders clocked a time of 2:12.16 to finish second and pick up the silver medal, with the Bahamas’... Read more of this article

Video: Madelyn Moore Awarded Carifta Gold

Video: Madelyn Moore Awarded Carifta Gold

Bermuda’s Madelyn Moore was recently awarded the gold medal for the 100 free at the Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, where Bermuda’s top junior swimmers are competing against athletes from 20 countries in the region. After bending to be awarded the medal, Madelyn and her fellow athletes turned to face the flags of the three nations... Read more of this article