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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

Olympics: Tyrone Smith To Carry Bermuda Flag

Olympics: Tyrone Smith To Carry Bermuda Flag

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced that Tyrone Smith will be the flag bearer for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies this evening, saying that the three-time Olympian has “earned the right to carry the flag and proudly lead our team.” Smith is part of an 8-strong Bermuda team which also includes triathlete Flora Duffy, sailor... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Finishes Second In Amsterdam

Tyrone Smith Finishes Second In Amsterdam

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith competed in Amsterdam at the Flame Games, placing second  with a top leap of 7.87m. In the first round Smith recorded a 7.87m attempt, then aa leap of 7.55 on his second attempt, he passed on his third attempt, recorded a foul on his fourth before leaping 7.56m on the fifth attempt, and on his final Smith leaped 7.42m. Amsterdam... Read more of this article

Tyrone Smith Advances To Finals In China

Tyrone Smith Advances To Finals In China

With a leap of 8.03m, Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith has advanced to the finals of the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China. Smith — a two-time Olympian who has already qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics — leaped 7.72m on his first attempt, 8.01m on his second attempt and then 8.03m on his third attempt to advance to... Read more of this article

Pan Ams: Smith Advances To Long Jump Final

Pan Ams: Smith Advances To Long Jump Final

Tyrone Smith advanced to the men’s Long Jump Finals of the Pan American Games in Toronto with a top leap of 7.72m on his second attempt in Group A. Smith recorded a foul on his first attempt before leaping the 7.72m, and he decided not to take the third jump knowing he had already sealed a place in the Final. Buffalo Bills wide receiver Marquise... Read more of this article