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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

Triathlon Economic Impact Report Released

Triathlon Economic Impact Report Released

The WTS Triathlon in Bermuda “generated an overall economic impact of $4.4 million, representing a 152 percent return on the $2.9 million investment by the Government,” according to a new economic impact report that has been released. “Flora Duffy’s dominant hometown victory at MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda was not only a celebratory... Read more of this article

ITU: 2019 Bermuda Triathlon To Be Held In April

ITU: 2019 Bermuda Triathlon To Be Held In April

The International Triathlon Union [ITU] announced the ITU World Triathlon Series calendar for the 2019 season, with the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda at be held at the end of April. The announcement said, “The International Triathlon Union [ITU] is pleased to announce the ITU World Triathlon Series calendar for the 2019 season. With seven regular... Read more of this article

Videos: Highlights Of WTS Triathlons In Bermuda

Videos: Highlights Of WTS Triathlons In Bermuda

Reigning world champion Flora Duffy came in as the favourite and delivered in emphatic fashion, as she raced to victory in the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda held last Saturday, becoming the first woman in WTS history to win a race after being the leader in all three disciplines. The gold medal earned on home soil was her first WTS win of the season,... Read more of this article

Goal To ‘Leverage The Longer-Term Value’

Goal To ‘Leverage The Longer-Term Value’

The Bermuda Tourism Authority said they aim to “leverage the longer-term value through a healthy return on investment,” saying they view the island hosting the World Triathlon Series as “part of an investment that can bring returns for many years to come.” The event was held this past weekend with an elite men’s race attracting... Read more of this article

Column: The Inspiration Of Flora Duffy’s Victory

Column: The Inspiration Of Flora Duffy’s Victory

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Flora Duffy’s performance this past weekend was far more than a victory in a sporting event. As Minister Michael Weeks pointed out; “..those who attended on Saturday, experienced something special.” The Opposition Leader – Jean Atherden noted; “..it was an inspiration to all”. The response of the... Read more of this article

OBA Leader: Flora Is “An Inspiration To Us All”

OBA Leader: Flora Is “An Inspiration To Us All”

Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden thanked everyone for for making the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series event successful saying that Flora Duffy’s  “dedication and commitment is to be commended, and her performance at home proves that she is a force to be reckoned with in the triathlon world”. The Opposition Leader said, “The show... Read more of this article

Minister Weeks Congratulates Flora Duffy

Minister Weeks Congratulates Flora Duffy

“An incredibly proud day for Bermudians,” is how the Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks described triathlon champion Flora Duffy’s win yesterday in the Elite Women’s Race at the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda. “I think anyone who was there on Saturday shared in something very special,” said Minister Weeks. “The atmosphere... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy: ‘Absolute Highlight Of My Career’

Flora Duffy: ‘Absolute Highlight Of My Career’

Reigning world champion Flora Duffy came in as the favourite and delivered in emphatic fashion, as she raced to victory in the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, becoming the first woman in WTS history to win a race after being the leader in all three disciplines. The gold medal earned on home soil was her first WTS win of the season, and she held... Read more of this article

Photos: MS Amlin World Triathlon Series

Photos: MS Amlin World Triathlon Series

The MS Amlin World Triathlon Series saw the Tokio Millennium Re [TMR] Kids Duathlon take place on Friday night [April 27] while the Amateur Age Group Races and Elite Races took place on Saturday [April 28]. With an incredible performance in front of her home crowd, Flora Duffy won the elite women’s event in a time of 2:01:39. The gold earned on home... Read more of this article

Beauty Queen To Triathlete, A 55-Year Story

Beauty Queen To Triathlete, A 55-Year Story

Nancy Missett of New York City is in Bermuda this weekend for the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series, but also to recapture the memories of a visit she made out here in 1963. The 75 year-old was invited to the island a half-century ago to be the April Floral Pageant Queen, after having won a College Weeks pageant the prior spring. Now 55 years later she’s... Read more of this article

Bad Weather Cancels Hangover Beach Swim

Bad Weather Cancels Hangover Beach Swim

The Bermuda World Triathlon Festival Weekend Hangover Beach Swim event scheduled for this morning [April 29] has been cancelled due to weather conditions. Organizers said they are “sorry that the Hangover Beach Swim at Horseshoe Bay is cancelled due to stormy weather approaching.” The Bermuda Weather Service forecast says, “Occasional... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: World Triathlon Elite Race Women

Photo Set #2: World Triathlon Elite Race Women

Flora Duffy won the elite women’s event at the ITU World Triathlon Series Bermuda yesterday [April 28] crossing the line in just over two hours. The day started with the Amateur Age Group races in the morning, followed by the elite races in the afternoon. Vicky Holland came in second place while Katie Zaferes placed third in the elite women’s... Read more of this article