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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

Tyrone Smith Wins Long Jump In Lignano, Italy

Tyrone Smith Wins Long Jump In Lignano, Italy

Yesterday [July 7] Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith competed in the 2015 International di Atletica Leggera Sport Solidarieta Track and Field Meet in Lignano, Italy. Smith won the Men’s Long Jump with a leap of 7.78, Emanuele Catania from Italy was second while Roni Ollikainen from Finland rounded out the top three. Last month Smith won the IAAF World... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith Ranked 14th In World

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith Ranked 14th In World

Following his impressive showing in Morocco earlier this month, Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith is now ranked 14th in the world by the International Association of Athletics Federations [IAAF]. The follows after Smith won the IAAF World Challenge Mohammed VI d’Athletisme de Rabat in Morocco with a massive leap of 8.20, which served to qualify him for the... Read more of this article

Smith Wins In Morocco, Qualifies For Olympics

Smith Wins In Morocco, Qualifies For Olympics

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith recently took to the track to compete in the IAAF World Challenge Mohammed VI d’Athletisme de Rabat in Morocco, winning the Men’s Long Jump with a leap of 8.20, and qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games. Smith recorded back to back fouls on his first two attempts, before leaping 7.96 on his third attempt. A foul... Read more of this article

Bermuda Olympians Earn IOC Scholarships

Bermuda Olympians Earn IOC Scholarships

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that all of Bermuda’s London 2012 Olympians who were successful in gaining interim scholarships between the current Olympic Games period have been confirmed upon the BOA’s application for the official full IOC Olympic Scholarships for “Rio 2016”. It was in January 2014 that the same athletes were... Read more of this article