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Moore & Washington Compete Again In Peru

Moore & Washington Compete Again In Peru

Bermuda swimmers Jesse Washington and Madelyn Moore hit the pool in Peru as the Pan American Games continued. Moore was first in the water as she competed in the Women’s 100m Freestyle Heat 2, she finished 6th with a time of 59.02, her time saw her finish 17th overall. Washington hit the water for the Heat 4 of the Men’s 100m Freestyle,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Bowlers Begin Individual Tournament

Bermuda Bowlers Begin Individual Tournament

Bermuda’s bowlers took part in the Individual portion of the Pan American Games Bowling competition in Peru. David Maycock and Damien Matthews both took to the lanes for the Men’s Single Qualifying First Block. At the conclusion of the First Block, Maycock finds himself in 15th place with 1315 Pins with an Average of 219, Maycock had his best... Read more of this article

Lewis Officially Congratulated At Cabinet Office

Lewis Officially Congratulated At Cabinet Office

Earlier today [Aug 19] Premier Michael Dunkley welcomed record-setting gold medalist Jessica Lewis to the Cabinet Office to officially congratulate her on her outstanding performance at the recent Parapan Am Games in Toronto. Ms Lewis’ gold medal win was the first ever major medal won by a Bermudian in para-sports, when she bested the competition... Read more of this article

Video: Gold Medalist Jessica Lewis Returns

Video: Gold Medalist Jessica Lewis Returns

Jessica Lewis returned to the island today [Aug 17] after her impressive showing at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto, which saw her capture the gold medal in record setting style. The medal win was the first ever major medal won by a Bermudian in para-sports, and Ms Lewis did it in style, literally blowing the competition away in the 100m race to finish... Read more of this article

Lewis Wins Parapan Gold Medal, Breaks Record

Lewis Wins Parapan Gold Medal, Breaks Record

[Updated with video + Minister's & Shadow Minister's remarks] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just claimed a Parapan Am Games medal in top style this evening [Aug 13], capturing the gold medal in the 100m and shattering the Parapan record in the process.The 22-year-old sprinter had entered the finals as a medal contender, having recorded the... Read more of this article

Video: Lewis Wins Heat, Qualifies For Finals

Video: Lewis Wins Heat, Qualifies For Finals

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just won her heat at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto this evening [Aug 12], and has qualified for the finals in the 100m, recording the fastest time of all competitors in both semi-final heats. Lewis raced to victory in a personal best time of 16.85, Canada’s Ilana Dupont was second in 17.63,... Read more of this article

Wilson & DeSilva-Andrade Compete In Toronto

Wilson & DeSilva-Andrade Compete In Toronto

The 2015 Parapan Am Games got underway in Toronto on August 7, with Bermuda represented by three athletes in two sports, as Jessica Lewis, Steve Wilson, and Yushae DeSilva-Andrade joined athletes from 28 other nations. In summing up the competition thus far, a spokesperson said, “Yushae competed against 47th ranked Lucas De Araujo Ferreira from... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Team At Opening Ceremony

Video: Bermuda’s Team At Opening Ceremony

Bermuda’s team joined athletes from 28 other nations at the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Parapan Am Games in Toronto last night [Aug 7], with Jessica Lewis, Steve Wilson, and Yushae DeSilva-Andrade set to test their athletic skills against some of the best in the world.The 2015 Parapan Am Games will feature 1,608 athletes from 28 countries... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Team Ready For Parapan Am Games

Bermuda’s Team Ready For Parapan Am Games

The 2015 Parapan Am Games are set to get underway in Toronto this evening [Aug 7] and Bermuda will be represented by three athletes in two sports, with Jessica Lewis, Steve Wilson, and Yushae DeSilva-Andrade set to join athletes from 28 other nations. Ms. DeSilva-Andrade will be the official flag bearer for Bermuda at the opening ceremony this evening,... Read more of this article

Lewis Finishes 4th In 100m In Mexico

Lewis Finishes 4th In 100m In Mexico

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis made history when she became the first ever track and field athlete to represent Bermuda at a major para-sport Championships at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Competing last night [Nov.16] Ms Lewis just missed out on claiming a medal by .03 of a second in the Women’s 100m when she finished 4th with... Read more of this article

Lewis Carries Bermuda Flag In Mexico

Lewis Carries Bermuda Flag In Mexico

The 2011 Parapan American Games Opening Ceremony took place last night [Nov.12] in Guadalajara, Mexico, and Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis carried the Bermuda flag into the Telmex Athletics Stadium. Ms Lewis, 18, is set to make history when she becomes the first Bermudian  to compete in athletics at a major para-sport championships when she lines up... Read more of this article