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Minister Darrell’s Trip To Germany Cost $3,981.97

Minister Darrell’s Trip To Germany Cost $3,981.97

A trip in June 2023 by Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Senator Owen Darrell to Germany for the 16th Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 cost $3,981.97, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from June 15, 2023 – June 22, 2023, and the web page listing said, “Minister of Youth,... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Celebrating Special Olympians

Photo Set II: Celebrating Special Olympians

Bermuda’s Special Olympians – who recently won 11 medals at the World Games in Berlin, Germany — traveled via a motorcade to the Cabinet Grounds yesterday [July 18] where they received certificates in recognition of their achievement. You can view our first set of photos and video here, and all our Special Olympics coverage by clicking here. Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Celebrating Special Olympians

Photos & Video: Celebrating Special Olympians

Bermuda’s Special Olympians – who recently won 11 medals at the World Games in Berlin, Germany — traveled via a motorcade to the Cabinet Grounds today [July 18] where they received certificates in recognition of their achievement. Speaking at the event today, Premier David Burt said, “Good afternoon Ministers, Distinguished guests,... Read more of this article

Motorcade To Celebrate Special Olympians

Motorcade To Celebrate Special Olympians

On Tuesday, July 18, starting at 12.00pm, the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Sport will have a series of celebration activities to recognize the achievement of Bermuda’s Special Olympians at the World Games in Berlin last month. A Government spokesperson said, “Nineteen athletes participated in a range of sports, including athletics, bowling... Read more of this article

Ministry: Special Olympians To Be Recognised

Ministry: Special Olympians To Be Recognised

Following their outstanding achievement at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin, Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Senator Owen Darrell confirmed that plans are currently underway to publicly recognise Bermuda’s Special Olympians. A Government spokesperson said, “The community will be aware that Bermuda was represented by a full contingent... Read more of this article

Special Olympic Athletes Return Home

Special Olympic Athletes Return Home

Bermuda’s athletes made a triumphant return home following their impressive performance at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin, Germany that saw them win 11 medals. The Bermuda team claimed a total of two gold, one silver, and eight bronze medals, which surpassed the eight medals they won at the previous Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi, United... Read more of this article

Special Olympians Had A ‘Great Time At Games’

Special Olympians Had A ‘Great Time At Games’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda’s athletes at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin have been hailed for their medal-winning heroics and camaraderie. The team will return home with 11 medals from the Games, claiming two gold, one silver and eight bronze. They surpassed the eight medals they won at the previous Special Games in Abu Dhabi,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win 11 Medals At Special Olympics

Bermuda Win 11 Medals At Special Olympics

Bermuda have finished with a haul of 11 medals at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin. The Bermuda team claimed two gold, one silver and eight bronze medals after Micah Lambert and Bridget Marshall won Bermuda’s final medal today, claiming bronze in the mixed doubles tennis after winning 6-0, 6-0. Bermuda surpassed the eight medals they... Read more of this article

Marshall And O’Loughlin Win Medals In Tennis

Marshall And O’Loughlin Win Medals In Tennis

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda have claimed two more medals in tennis at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin today [June 24]. Bridget Marshall took bronze in the women’s singles, winning 6-2, 6-3, and Zafar O’Loughlin secured bronze in the men’s singles, winning 4-2, 4-1. Bermuda have now won ten medals, surpassing the eight medals... Read more of this article

Three Athletes Win Participation Medals

Three Athletes Win Participation Medals

Exodus Somner, Jaime Brangman, and Kimo Robinson won participation medals at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin. Special Olympics Bermuda posted the graphic online below, saying, “We are proud of our #bdabrave who represent the SO motto in all they do. “‘Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me brave in the attempt.’” Exodus... Read more of this article

Micah Lambert Wins Gold At Special Olympics

Micah Lambert Wins Gold At Special Olympics

[Written by Stephen Wright] Micah Lambert has won Bermuda’s second gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin after winning the men’s individual tennis competition today [July 24]. Lambert defeated Nadav Sarfati, of Israel, 4-1, 4-2. A team of 19 athletes are representing Bermuda at the Special Olympics in athletics, bowling, equestrian,... Read more of this article

Bowlers Win More Medals At Special Olympics

Bowlers Win More Medals At Special Olympics

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda’s bowling team have claimed their third and fourth medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin today [June 24]. Patrick Thomas won silver in the men’s singles -D52, with scores of 107, 76 and 112 for a total of 295 pins. Wayne Smith secured bronze in the men’s singles – D49, with scores of 35, 43 and... Read more of this article

Symons Wins Bermuda’s First Gold Medal

Symons Wins Bermuda’s First Gold Medal

[Written by Stephen Wright] Alshauntae Symons has won Bermuda’s first gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin after winning the women’s singles bowling event today [June 23]. Symons scored 110, 94 and 109 for a total score of 313 pins. Bermuda has won four medals so far at the Games, with Solay Thomas claiming bronze in the women’s... Read more of this article

Solay Thomas Wins Bronze At Special Olympics

Solay Thomas Wins Bronze At Special Olympics

[Written by Stephen Wright] Solay Thomas has won Bermuda’s third medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin after claiming bronze in the women’s shot put with a personal best throw today [June 22]. A team of 19 athletes are representing Bermuda at the Special Olympics, which started on Saturday [June 17], in athletics, bowling, equestrian,... Read more of this article

Kris Trott Wins Bronze At Special Olympics

Kris Trott Wins Bronze At Special Olympics

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kris Trott has won Bermuda’s second medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin after claiming bronze in the men’s 200 metres Level B today. A team of 19 athletes are representing Bermuda at the Special Olympics, which started on Saturday [June 17], in athletics, bowling, equestrian, swimming and tennis. It is... Read more of this article

Laura Repose Wins Medal At Special Olympics

Laura Repose Wins Medal At Special Olympics

[Written by Stephen Wright] Laura Repose has won Bermuda’s first medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin after claiming bronze in the women’s 800 metres. A team of 19 athletes are representing Bermuda at the Special Olympics, which started on Saturday [June 17], in athletics, bowling, equestrian, swimming and tennis. It is the first... Read more of this article