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Smith Wins Bermuda’s Third CAC Games Medal

Smith Wins Bermuda’s Third CAC Games Medal

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith leaped into medal position at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Colombia, winning a silver medal in the men’s long jump with a leap of 8.03, to mark the island’s third medal win of these Games thus far. Jamaican Ramone Bailey leaped 8.07m to claim gold, while Andwuelle Wright from Trinidad won the bronze... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Jumps Season Best In Stockholm

Tyrone Smith Jumps Season Best In Stockholm

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith leap of 7.94m at the Diamond League meet in Stockholm, Sweden was a season best for the three time Olympian, who said the meet was his ‘season opener’. In a post on social media, the long jumper said, “7.94m for a new seasons best but I still have a bad taste in my mouth! Had a solid 8.20-8.30 foul. Ultimately... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Competes In Netherlands

Tyrone Smith Competes In Netherlands

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith has finished 8th competing in the IAAF World Challenge FBK Games Hengelo in The Netherlands. Smith recorded a top leap of 7.62m, Luvo Manyonga from South Africa picked up the win with a leap of 8.18m, Jeff Henderson from the USA was second leaping 8.15m and Marquis Dendy from the USA was third leaping 8.13m. Related... Read more of this article

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