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Column: The Inspiration Of Flora Duffy’s Victory

Column: The Inspiration Of Flora Duffy’s Victory

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Flora Duffy’s performance this past weekend was far more than a victory in a sporting event. As Minister Michael Weeks pointed out; “..those who attended on Saturday, experienced something special.” The Opposition Leader – Jean Atherden noted; “..it was an inspiration to all”. The response of the... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: Motorcade For Duffy & Saunders

Photos, Videos: Motorcade For Duffy & Saunders

Locals lined the streets today [April 30] to celebrate Bermuda’s two Commonwealth Gold Medalists — Clarence ‘Nicky’ Saunders and Flora Duffy — with a motorcade making its way through Hamilton before stopping on the grounds of Cabinet, where the athletes were greeted by Premier David Burt, Cabinet Ministers, Bermuda Olympic... Read more of this article

OBA Leader: Flora Is “An Inspiration To Us All”

OBA Leader: Flora Is “An Inspiration To Us All”

Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden thanked everyone for for making the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series event successful saying that Flora Duffy’s  “dedication and commitment is to be commended, and her performance at home proves that she is a force to be reckoned with in the triathlon world”. The Opposition Leader said, “The show... Read more of this article

Minister Weeks Congratulates Flora Duffy

Minister Weeks Congratulates Flora Duffy

“An incredibly proud day for Bermudians,” is how the Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks described triathlon champion Flora Duffy’s win yesterday in the Elite Women’s Race at the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda. “I think anyone who was there on Saturday shared in something very special,” said Minister Weeks. “The atmosphere... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy: ‘Absolute Highlight Of My Career’

Flora Duffy: ‘Absolute Highlight Of My Career’

Reigning world champion Flora Duffy came in as the favourite and delivered in emphatic fashion, as she raced to victory in the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, becoming the first woman in WTS history to win a race after being the leader in all three disciplines. The gold medal earned on home soil was her first WTS win of the season, and she held... Read more of this article

Flora Featured In 220 Triathlon Magazine

Flora Featured In 220 Triathlon Magazine

The magazine ’220 Triathlon’ is running a 7-page story in its latest edition profiling ITU World Champion Flora Duffy and Bermuda. “The story was captured during a tour of sports journalists to Bermuda arranged by the Bermuda Tourism Authority and hosted by Flora Duffy herself back in January of this year,” the BTA said. “In... Read more of this article

Motorcade To Celebrate Commonwealth Medals

Motorcade To Celebrate Commonwealth Medals

[Updated with video] Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks Today [April 27] announced that there will be a motorcade through Hamilton on Monday morning to celebrate Bermuda’s triathlon champion Flora Duffy and her triumphant win at the Commonwealth Games earlier this month. Also travelling in the motorcade will be Clarence “Nicky”... Read more of this article

Duffy’s Bike Inspired By Colours Of Bermuda

Duffy’s Bike Inspired By Colours Of Bermuda

Flora Duffy has unveiled her new cycle, inspired by the colours of Bermuda, which she will take to the roads tomorrow [April 28] for the World Triathlon Series. Duffy tweeted the photos below showing the pale pink and turquoise cycle, saying, “Oh hey now. The most beautiful bike. Inspired by the colors of Bermuda. It is a master piece. Such a privilege... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Arrives In Bermuda For Triathlon

Flora Duffy Arrives In Bermuda For Triathlon

Reigning world champion Flora Duffy arrived home last night, where she was greeted by the Minister of Sports Michael Weeks and the Bermuda Olympic Association President Judy Simons. The Minister welcomed Duffy home saying, “Welcome home, we look forward to celebrating along the route screaming her name.”Simons said, “I watched her grow from... Read more of this article

Duffy Withdraws From Commonwealth Cycling

Duffy Withdraws From Commonwealth Cycling

Flora Duffy has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games Mountain Bike event, deeming the risk too high for the upcoming WTS Bermuda and triathlon season ahead. Inn an email to the Bermuda Chef-de-Mission Katura Horton Perinchief stated, “After taking two days to familiarize myself on the Commonwealth Games Mountain Bike track, I’ve made difficult... Read more of this article

Bermudians Reflect On Team Relay Finish

Bermudians Reflect On Team Relay Finish

After Bermuda’s team of Flora Duffy, Erica Hawley, Tyler Butterfield and Tyler Smith finished in fifth place at the island’s first ever showing in the Commonwealth Games team relay triathlon, the athletes reflected on the experience, all expressing how exciting it was to race as a team. The 5th place in the team relay capped off an excellent... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy Reflects On Gold Medal Win

Video: Flora Duffy Reflects On Gold Medal Win

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy claimed the first gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia after racing to victory in the women’s triathlon. Duffy grabbed a Bermuda flag from the crowd as she approached the finish line where her winning time of 56.50 earned her Bermuda’s second-ever gold medal in Commonwealth Games, the first by a Bermudian... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo Congratulates Flora Duffy

Minister Foggo Congratulates Flora Duffy

The Acting Minister of Social Development and Sports Lovitta Foggo congratulated triathlete Flora Duffy on her gold medal win at the Commonwealth Games yesterday when she won the Women’s Triathlon event in Australia. Minister Foggo said, “I am absolutely delighted for Flora! I hope she woke up this morning filled with pride and a sense of achievement... Read more of this article