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Bermuda To Send Chess Team To Suriname

Bermuda To Send Chess Team To Suriname

Bermuda will be sending its first ever youth chess team to the 2018 CARIFTA Games in Suriname next year. The inaugural team was selected this weekend from the top performers of the six round CARIFTA qualifiers tournament organized by the Bermuda Chess Association [BCA]. The selected players, Niccolo’ Walrond, Conor Outerbridge, and Dimitri Gontcharov... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

The Bermuda Carifta Swimming Championship team arrived back home last night, being greeted at the airport by friends, family, Minister of Health & Seniors Jeanne Atherden and Shadow Minister for Sports Michael Weeks. The swimmers made an exceptional showing, winning an impressive tally of 39 medals, with 16 gold, 14 silver and 9 bronze. National... Read more of this article

Carifta Track Team Members Arrive Home

Carifta Track Team Members Arrive Home

Some of the members of the Bermuda Carifta track and field team arrived back in Bermuda last night, including one of the two medal winners. Bermuda won two bronze medals, with Tiara Derosa winning a medal in the Under 20 Girls Discus event, while Sakari Famous leaped to a third place finish in the Under 18 Girls High Jump. “We came out with two medals... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimming Championships Conclude

Carifta Swimming Championships Conclude

The Carifta 2017 Swimming Championships came to an official end in Nassau, Bahamas, with Bermuda finishing the competition 7th overall with 404 points, and an impressive tally of 39 medals, with 16 gold, 14 silver and 9 bronze. Elan Daley finished as the top performer in the 11-12 Girls Age Group Division with 59 points, while Payton Zelkin was second... Read more of this article

Carifta: Bermuda Swimmers Win 39 Medals

Carifta: Bermuda Swimmers Win 39 Medals

Following the fourth day of competition at the Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas, Bermuda swimmers have racked up an impressive total of 39 medals, marking the most successful showing by the island in the Carifta Swimming Championships. Payton Zelkin won the 11-12 Girls 400 LC Meter Freestyle Gold Medal stopping the clock in a time of 4:43.68,... Read more of this article

Sports Minister Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Sports Minister Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Nandi Outerbridge, Minister of Social Development and Sports, today [April 18] congratulated the Bermudian athletes competing in the 46th Flow Carifta Games in Curaçao and the Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas. Minister Outerbridge said, “Our young Bermudian athletes have truly shown that they punch above their weight in international... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimmers Win 28 Medals In Bahamas

Carifta Swimmers Win 28 Medals In Bahamas

Bermuda swimmers were back in action for the third day as the XXXII Carifta Swimming Championships continued at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in the Bahamas, with the team making an exceptional showing to win a total of 28 medals. Elan Daley won the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter IM Gold Medal with a time of 2:30.90, breaking her own record of 2:30.95... Read more of this article

BNAA President: “I Am Very Proud Of Team”

BNAA President: “I Am Very Proud Of Team”

We won two medals and nine personal bests at the Carifta Track & Field Games, as “these athletes fought hard” and “I am very proud of our team,” BNAA President Donna Raynor said, with Ms Raynor also confirming that Bermuda has bid for the 2020 Games. Ms Raynor said, “The final day of competition was good for Team Bermuda.... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulates Bermuda’s Carifta Athletes

PLP Congratulates Bermuda’s Carifta Athletes

Following their impressive performances at the Carifta Games, Shadow Minister of Community, Youth & Sports Development Michael Weeks congratulated the athletes, saying “you represented yourselves and Bermuda well.” Mr Weeks said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party congratulates our Carifta athletes on their impressive performances at the... Read more of this article

Track & Field Athletes Continue At Carifta Games

Track & Field Athletes Continue At Carifta Games

The 2017 Carifta Track and Field Games continued at the Curacao National Stadium, with Bermuda’s athletes seeing action. Telilah Wears finished 6th in Heat 3 of the Under 18 Girls 200 Meter Dash with a time of 26.06 to see her finish 16th overall. Suresh Black finished 4th in Heat 1 of the Under 18 Boys 200 Meter Dash with a time of 22.77, while... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Win 19 Carifta Medals

Bermuda Swimmers Win 19 Carifta Medals

Bermuda swimmers continue to impress at the 2017 Carifta Swimming Championships being held in the Bahamas, winning 19 medals so far in the competition. Payton Zelkin won the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Freestyle Gold Medal with a time of 2:12.77, which broke Elan Daley’s record time of 2:15.81 set back in January 2017 at the MAC Winter Invitational in... Read more of this article

8 Carifta Swimming Medals Won On First Day

8 Carifta Swimming Medals Won On First Day

The XXXII Carifta Swimming Championships 2017 are underway at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in the Bahamas with eight medals being won on day one. Payton Zelkin captured the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke silver medal when she touched the wall in a time of 2:56.35. Elan Daley finished 5th clocking 3:04.34. Sam Williamson won a gold medal... Read more of this article

Sakari Famous, Tiara DeRosa Win Carifta Medals

Sakari Famous, Tiara DeRosa Win Carifta Medals

[Updated] Bermuda has claimed our first medal at the 2017 Carifta Track and Field Championships taking place in Curacao, with Sakari Famous winning a bronze medal in the U18 girls high jump. This adds to Sakari’s medal tally from past years, with the young Bermudian a consistently high performer at Carifta Games, having won a medal at each Carifta... Read more of this article