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2021 World Triathlon Cancelled Due To Covid

2021 World Triathlon Cancelled Due To Covid

The 2021 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championship – which Bermuda was scheduled to host next month — will not take place this year, officials have just confirmed. The event, which Bermuda’s Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy was scheduled to compete in, will not take place, with organisers citing an analysis that “considered... Read more of this article

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 15th In Ironman 70.3

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 15th In Ironman 70.3

Tyler Butterfield finished 15th competing in the 70.3 World Championships Pro Men’s Division in St. George, Utah. In a field of 36 Pro Men, the Bermudian triathlete clocked an overall time of 3:50:17. He recorded a time of 24:28 on the swim, clocked 2:0:39 on the bike, and closed out with a time of 1:15:31 on the run. Related... Read more of this article

Video: World Triathlon Highlights Flora Duffy

Video: World Triathlon Highlights Flora Duffy

To celebrate 50-days since the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the World Triathlon has highlighted Bermuda’s Flora Duffy in a video entitled Flora Duffy History Maker.The video description says, “Flora Duffy is the first Bermudian in history to become Olympic Champion and makes history again by adding a third world title to Olympic gold in 2021!... Read more of this article

Public Holiday To Celebrate Flora Duffy

Public Holiday To Celebrate Flora Duffy

October 18th has been declared a public holiday to recognize and celebrate Flora Duffy’s success in the Tokyo Olympics, the Government announced today. Flora Duffy is a 10 time world champion, the first triathlete in history to be crowned both the World and Olympic Champion in the same year, and Bermuda’s first ever Olympic Gold Medalist with... Read more of this article

Photos: Flora Duffy’s ‘Forever Golden’ Bike

Photos: Flora Duffy’s ‘Forever Golden’ Bike

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy – a 10-time world champion and the first triathlete in history to be crowned both the World and Olympic Champion in the same year – recently thanked Specialized Triathlon for a special bike presented to celebrate her Olympic gold. The impressive bike sports gold colouring on the tires and frame with the words “Forever... Read more of this article

Organisers Seeking Volunteers For WTSBDA

Organisers Seeking Volunteers For WTSBDA

People are being encouraged to register to volunteer for the upcoming World Triathlon Sprint and Relay Championship in Bermuda [WTSBDA]. A spokesperson said, “Local fans of Flora Duffy are encouraged to show their love for the international superstar by registering to volunteer at her first triathlon on home soil since winning the sport’s Olympic... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Superwoman Flora Duffy

Wallpaper Wednesday: Superwoman Flora Duffy

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features Flora Duffy – a 10 time world champion and the first triathlete in history to be crowned both the World and Olympic Champion in the same year –with a slight adjustment to her racing attire.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermudian Triathletes In Canada

Photos: Bermudian Triathletes In Canada

Bermuda had the rather impressive distinction of having three Bermudian triathletes in action in the World Championships in Edmonton, Canada this weekend; with Flora Duffy claiming another World Title, while Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley competed in the Under 23 World Championships. Flora Duffy competed in the women’s World Triathlon Championship... Read more of this article

Smith & Hawley Compete In U23 World Triathlon

Smith & Hawley Compete In U23 World Triathlon

Bermudian triathletes made a huge showing at the World Championships this weekend, as in addition to Flora Duffy claiming another World Title, the island had two triathletes competing in the Under 23 World Championships, with both Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley making strong showings. The appearance of Smith and Hawley — who are world class triathletes... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Wins Another World Championships

Flora Duffy Wins Another World Championships

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has claimed yet another world title, this time winning the 2021 World Triathlon Championships today [Aug 21], making her the first triathlete in history to be crowned both the World and Olympic Champion in the same year. She competed in the women’s World Triathlon Championship Series Grand Final in Edmonton today, earning the... Read more of this article

Three Elite Triathletes To Compete In Edmonton

Three Elite Triathletes To Compete In Edmonton

In what can be seen as a testament to how deep the triathlon talent is on the island, Bermuda will have three elite triathletes in action in Edmonton this weekend, with Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley set compete in the U23 World Triathlon Championship, while Flora Duffy will be competing in the Elite women’s race. With just over 110 spots in these... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video: Full Olympic Triathlon Race

Two Hour Video: Full Olympic Triathlon Race

If you’d like to relive the glory of Flora Duffy’s historic gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympics, the video below offers a full two hour replay of the triathlon event and medal ceremony. Ms Duffy claimed a massive win at the Tokyo Olympics last month, giving the Island the distinction of being the smallest nation in the world to ever win a Gold... Read more of this article

HSBC Bank To Sponsor World Triathlon Event

HSBC Bank To Sponsor World Triathlon Event

HSBC Bermuda will “focus on the island’s young athletes and promote youth engagement as a main sponsor of this fall’s World Triathlon Championship,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] announced today. “The newly announced HSBC partnership paves the way for the return of key youth training and development opportunities for aspiring... Read more of this article