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Road Closures On Sunday Due To Triathlon

Road Closures On Sunday Due To Triathlon

The Ministry of Public Works is advising motorists that on Sunday [Sept 30] from 8am until 12pm, there will be lane closures to accommodate the Tokio Triathlon Road Race. The Ministry said, “The following roads will be affected:Crow Lane: Lanes 1 and 2 which lead into Hamilton closed Gorham Road: West bound lane closed Woodbourne Avenue: South... Read more of this article

Youth Urged To Sign Up For TMR Triathlon

Youth Urged To Sign Up For TMR Triathlon

Cash prizes for schools will be on offer as TMR, the organisers of one of the Island’s leading triathlon events, try to encourage Bermuda’s youth to sign up and take part. The 12th TMR 2018 Sprint Triathlon will take place on Sunday, September 30, starting at Albuoy’s Point, and TMR said they would like to see a big increase in the numbers of... Read more of this article

Blackburn Wins Trilogy Bonus Age Group Title

Blackburn Wins Trilogy Bonus Age Group Title

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn won the Female 45 – 49 Mack Cycle Sprint Triathlon Trilogy Bonus Age Group title. Blackburn clocked a winning time of 1:05:06.59, Jessica Oreamuno was second in 1:05:12.60 and Laura Camacho was third in 1:17:30.68. Blackburn came out of the swim in a time of 4:45, then clocked 29:26 on the bike course and then 28:31 on the... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Triathlon Grand Final In 2021

Bermuda To Host Triathlon Grand Final In 2021

[Updated] The Executive Board of the International Triathlon Union [ITU] met in Australia, and after reviewing the bids of the different cities, the ITU Executive Board decided to award the 2021 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final to Bermuda. The ITU’s announcement said, “The Executive Board of ITU has met during two days in the Gold Coast,... Read more of this article

Results: BTA Labour Day Home Triathlon Event

Results: BTA Labour Day Home Triathlon Event

The Bermuda Triathlon Association held their Labour Day Home Event in Harrington Sound. Geoff Smith and Laura Norman won the Senior Division, which saw competitors cover a distance of 750m swim, 18.4k bike and 4.7k run. Smith recorded a time of 1:00.09; he came out of the water in a time of 11.33, he clocked the fastest bike time of 29.19, before clocking... Read more of this article

Triathlon: Smith & Hawley Compete In Sweden

Triathlon: Smith & Hawley Compete In Sweden

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley competed in the World University Triathlon Championships in Kalmar, Sweden. In a field of 53 female starters, Hawley finished 28th, while Smith finished in 29th competing in the Men’s field that featured 76 competitors. Hawley clocked a time of 1:00.45; she covered the 750m swim in a time of 9:57, she would... Read more of this article

Louise Wells Competes In Ironman Worlds

Louise Wells Competes In Ironman Worlds

Bermuda’s Louise Wells competed in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. Wells clocked an overall time of 5:25:55, she was 2,215th overall in a field of 3,670. Wells was 26th in the Women’s 45 – 49 Age Group, she was also the 350th female to cross the line. Wells was clocked at 37:28 on the Swim Course, she was then clocked at 2:59:20 during... Read more of this article

Triathlon: Trio Compete In Ironman 70.3 Maine

Triathlon: Trio Compete In Ironman 70.3 Maine

Steve Smith, Clive Langley and Karl Wilson competed in the Ironman 70.3 Maine. Smith was the first of the trio to cross the line clocking 4:59:54, which saw him finish 48th in the Men’s 45 – 49 Age Group Division. Smith finished 230th overall and the 213th male to cross the line, he completed the swim in 32:08, which was followed by a time of 2:29:29... Read more of this article

Smith Records ‘DNF’ In Triathlon European Cup

Smith Records ‘DNF’ In Triathlon European Cup

Bermudian triathlete Tyler Smith took part in the 2018 Székesfehérvar ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup in Hungary. Competing in the Elite Men’s field, Smith recorded a ‘Did Not Finish’ along with over half a dozen other triathletes, with the race seeing some of the competitors slide out and crash, Smith came out of the water 11th in... Read more of this article

Triathlete Tyler Smith To Compete In Hungary

Triathlete Tyler Smith To Compete In Hungary

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith will line up for the 2018 Székesfehérvar ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup, where a total of 72 Elite Men are listed to start in Hungary. So far, Smith has four top 10 finishes out of the five International events he has gone to battle in thus far this year. Smith had a 6th place finish during the Barranquilla Central American... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Wins Sprint Triathlon Age Group

Lisa Blackburn Wins Sprint Triathlon Age Group

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn stood atop of the 2018 Mack Cycle Sprint Triathlon Trilogy #3 Age Group podium. Blackburn finished as the first finisher in the Female 45 – 49 Age Group with a time of 1:06:02.62. Blackburn finished 79th overall, she clocked 5:19 during the swim, 30:21 on the bike course and 27:56 on the run course. Related... Read more of this article

Doping Violation: Mexican Triathlete Suspended

Doping Violation: Mexican Triathlete Suspended

The International Triathlon Union [ITU] announced that a Mexican triathlete, David Mendoza Sanchez, is suspended from competition until November 2021 for committing a doping violation during the ITU World Triathlon Series Bermuda in April of this year. The story said, “The International Triathlon Union [ITU] announced today that Mr. David Mendoza... Read more of this article

Smith Named Leeds University Athlete Of Month

Smith Named Leeds University Athlete Of Month

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith has been named Athlete of the Month for August by the University of Leeds in England. The school’s website said, “Here at the University of Leeds we are lucky to train some of the most fabulous athletes from around the country. However, students don’t just come from the corners of England to use our first class facilities. “We... Read more of this article