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BBC: Tyrone Smith Jump One Of Top 20 Photos

BBC: Tyrone Smith Jump One Of Top 20 Photos

A photo of Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith taken during the Commonwealth Games recently ranked as one of “20 great photos,” according to the BBC. Smith, the Bermuda national record holder, advanced through the men’s long jump preliminaries to make the finals, where he finished 10th recording a top leap of 7.79m. Apart from being an excellent... Read more of this article

Smith Finishes 10th In Commonwealth Games

Smith Finishes 10th In Commonwealth Games

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith has finished 10th at the Commonwealth Games Men’s Long Jump Final, with the finals taking place Australia this morning. Smith, the Bermuda National Record Holder, advanced through the preliminaries to make the finals, where he finished 10th recording a top leap of 7.79m.South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga won the gold medal,... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Qualifies For Long Jump Final

Tyrone Smith Qualifies For Long Jump Final

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith has qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games Men’s Long Jump Final. Competing in Heat 1, Smith recorded a top leap of 7.89m to finish 4th, Smith had a leap of 7.52m in his first attempt, before leaping to his qualification mark, he would pass on his third and final attempt heading into the Final. And we're through... Read more of this article

Smith Finishes 11th In World Championships

Smith Finishes 11th In World Championships

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith competed in the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England. Smith — a three time Olympian and the Bermuda National Record Holder — competed in the Men’s Long Jump finished 11th. He had one legal jump in three attempts reaching 7.75m. Juan Miguel Echevarria from Cuba won the event with a leap of 8.46m,... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Wins Bronze In Canada

Tyrone Smith Wins Bronze In Canada

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith competed in the Montreal Grand Prix at the 2018 Canadian Indoor Championships in Quebec, earning a bronze medal with a top leap of 7.68m. The Championships were held at the Claude-Robillard Sport Facility, with Smith competing in the Men’s International Long Jump.Smith finished on the podium with a top leap of 7.68m, which... Read more of this article

Smith On Lockdown During Las Vegas Shooting

Smith On Lockdown During Las Vegas Shooting

[Written by Don Burgess] Three-time Olympian Tyrone Smith was in lockdown at the Luxor Hotel for six hours in Las Vegas after the shooter rained down bullets upon country music fans. At least 59 people are dead, and 527 injured after Stephen Paddock smashed out a window with a hammer at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and then opened fire on the crowd at the... Read more of this article

Smith To Compete At  World Championships

Smith To Compete At World Championships

Tyrone Smith will be representing Bermuda at the IAAF World Athletics Championship being held in London from August 4th – August 13th. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “I will be travelling Saturday as I have to attend the two day IAAF World Congress which will be held August 1st – 3rd. “There is only one election being held... Read more of this article

Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet Results

Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet Results

Para-athlete, Jessica Lewis, competing in Bermuda for the first time in years, enjoyed a win in the Para 800 meters at the Invitational Permit Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday [July 1]. Lewis finished with a time of 2 min 32.48 sec, with Canadians Jessica Frotten and Iliana Dupont following in 2:35.26 and 2.38.47 respectively. Lewis hopes to... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Sets New Bermuda LJ Record

Tyrone Smith Sets New Bermuda LJ Record

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith made an outstanding showing at the Tom Tellez Invitational meet at the University of Houston, leaping 8.34m, which is a new personal best for him, a new Bermuda record, and qualifies him for the IAAF World Championships. His massive leap of 8.34m — over 27 feet — is a world class showing, and to provide a comparison... Read more of this article

Smith Sets New Bermuda Long Jump Record

Smith Sets New Bermuda Long Jump Record

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith competed in the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham, England, shattering the Bermuda Indoor National Long Jump Record in the process. The three time Olympian broke the Bermuda Indoor National Long Jump Record with his leap of 7.83m. Smith finished second behind Godfrey Khotso Mokoena from South Africa who finished with... Read more of this article

Smith Makes “Sexiest” Caribbean Olympian List

Smith Makes “Sexiest” Caribbean Olympian List

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith has been credited for one of “Twelve Of The Sexiest Moments From Caribbean And Caribbean-Roots Athletes At Rio 2016,” with an article saying that there is “no denying the sexiness” of a moment captured during his competition. The News America article said, “Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith may not have... Read more of this article

Video: Tyrone Smith Reflects On Rio Olympics

Video: Tyrone Smith Reflects On Rio Olympics

Following his performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith said that “it’s hard to come away with nothing” but focused on having “some really good efforts.” Smith — the Bermuda National Record holder — placed 16th in the long jump with a leap of 7.81. The 32-year-old athlete has... Read more of this article

Olympics: Tyrone Smith Finishes In 16th Place

Olympics: Tyrone Smith Finishes In 16th Place

[Written by Don Burgess] It was heartbreak for Olympic medal hopeful Tyrone Smith in the long jump. Sky Bet had Smith as a 16 to 1 favorite to win a gold medal in Rio. Smith’s first leap was 7.78 meters and managed to marginally improve upon it with his second at a distance of 7.81.He finished the men’s long jump competition in 16th place after... Read more of this article