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70 Athletes To Represent Bermuda In Gotland

70 Athletes To Represent Bermuda In Gotland

Seventy of Bermuda’s top athletes are getting ready to head to Sweden to take part in the 2017 NatWest Island Games. On June 22, Team Bermuda will set off for the Swedish island of Gotland, which has a population of 57,000 people. Jon Beard, Chairman of the Bermuda Island Games Association, said: “These games are of a high standard. They are not... Read more of this article

Gymnastics Team Named For Island Games

Gymnastics Team Named For Island Games

Five gymnasts between 13 and 15 years old have been named to the 2017 Island Games team, with Max Blakeney, Chantae Wilson, Anna Francoeur, Taj Lowery, and Gianna Webbe all set to represent Bermuda. “In March 2017, the Bermuda Gymnastics Association, in its capacity as the National Governing Body of Gymnastics [BGA] ran its Island Games trials... Read more of this article

Bermuda Island Games Golf Team Announced

Bermuda Island Games Golf Team Announced

The Bermuda Golf Association [BGA] has selected eight players to represent Bermuda at the 2017 NatWest Island Games to be contested from June 24-30 at the Visby and Slite Golfklubbs in Gotland, Sweden. The men’s team will include Walker Campbell, Jarryd Dillas, Will Haddrell and Mark Phillips, with Spencer Wideman and Mitchell Campbell named as the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Representatives Finish Gotland Visit

Bermuda Representatives Finish Gotland Visit

Bermuda’s representatives have just completed the preliminary visit to Gotland to view arrangements for the 2017 NatWest Island Games. The visit took place with representatives from all 24 participating islands and culminated in the annual general meeting. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s Jon Beard and Juanita Blee were very impressed... Read more of this article

NatWest Island Games Annual General Meeting

NatWest Island Games Annual General Meeting

The Chairman and the Secretary of the Bermuda Island Games Association leave this week for the Annual General Meeting of the International Island Games Association. The meeting will be held on the Swedish island of Gotland, where Jon Beard and Juanita Blee will meet their counterparts from the other 24 international islands. Among the items to be discussed... Read more of this article

IIGA’s Bo Frykenstam “Will Be Greatly Missed”

IIGA’s Bo Frykenstam “Will Be Greatly Missed”

Bo Frykenstam, one of the founding fathers of the International Island Games Association, recently passed away at age 78, leaving behind a sporting legacy that spans Bermuda and all the other small island nations involved in the IIGA. Jon Beard, Chairman of the Bermuda Island Games Association, said, “Bo was a terrific contributor to the Island... Read more of this article

Gymnasts Win 17 Medals At 2015 Island Games

Gymnasts Win 17 Medals At 2015 Island Games

The Bermuda team continued its dominance in Ynys Mon during the gymnastics portion of the Island Games, winning 17 medals in the second round of competition. On Saturday, July 25th, the team of 14 girls and boys took the floor against Isle of Man, Jersey, Aland, Cayman, Gotland, Shetland Islands, and Ynys Mon in the FIG meet, performing their highest... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gymnasts Dominate At Island Games

Bermuda Gymnasts Dominate At Island Games

The gymnastics portion of the 2015 Island Games is now taking place in the Welsh island of Ynys Môn, and Bermuda’s gymnastics team have turned in a dominating performance, winning multiple team and individual medals. For the first time ever, Bermuda is fielding a male gymnastics teams at the Island Games, and they made their debut in style,... Read more of this article

Paul Scope Voted Onto Island Games Executive

Paul Scope Voted Onto Island Games Executive

At the AGM of the International Island Games Association [the governing body of the Island Games], Bermuda’s Paul Scope was nominated and voted onto the Association’s executive body. “Mr Scope has been member of the Bermuda Island Games Association since the Shetland Games in 2005,” a spokesperson said. “His love of sport... Read more of this article

Sun Life Congratulates Island Games Athletes

Sun Life Congratulates Island Games Athletes

Sun Life Financial International today commends all the Bermuda athletes who participated in the NatWest Island Games this week, which saw Bermuda collect 16 medals, including five gold medals. Andrew A. Darfoor, Senior Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Financial International, says, “We would like to congratulate the athletes and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Wins 8 More Island Games Medals

Bermuda Wins 8 More Island Games Medals

[Updated] Bermuda continues to rack up the Island Games medals — including three more golds — as Dominique Mayho, Chris Estwanik, Taahira Butterfield, Natasha Trott, Adrienne Smatt and the women’s cycling team have all added to our medal tally. Taahira Butterfield won gold in the 200m in a time of 25.51, Natasha Trott won silver in... Read more of this article

Bermuda Archers End Island Games In Fine Form

Bermuda Archers End Island Games In Fine Form

Bermuda’s archery team ended their stint at the Island Games in fine form. For Bernard Wade III and Robert O’Connor, this was their first Island Games. Both have taken up archery in the last two years or so and both beat archers from other islands with much more experience. Robert O’Connor finished thirty-first out of thirty-nine in the 1440 round... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win Two More Island Games Medals

Bermuda Win Two More Island Games Medals

Bermuda won two more Island Games medals today [July 2] with David Kendell winning a silver medal in the sailboarding event and Kalin Hillier claiming a bronze in the sailing Laser Standard Rig competition. Also in action for Bermuda during the sailboarding event was Scott Mello who placed 9th, Matthew Wilken who finished 15th and Alexander Jones who... Read more of this article