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Kionje Somner Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Kionje Somner Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Kionje Somner took to the track in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, with the teenage sprinter representing Bermuda in the 200m. Somner competed in Heat Two of the Men’s 200m race, finishing 6th in a time of 22.39 which qualified him for the C Final. Somner is one of seven young Bermudian athletes representing the island at the Youth... Read more of this article

Washington Sets Another Age Group Record

Washington Sets Another Age Group Record

Jesse Washington took to the pool for the second time during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Washington set a new Bermuda Age Group Record in the 100m freestyle when he touched the wall 4th in Heat 1 clocking 53.89. Washington’s time saw him finish 34th overall. Related StoriesMoore & Legband Compete In Youth Olympics Moore... Read more of this article

Smith & Hawley Compete In Relays In China

Smith & Hawley Compete In Relays In China

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith and Erica Hawley were back in action in China taking part in the 4x Mixed Triathlon Relay’s final at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Smith was put on the America’s 3rd team that finished 11th with a time of 1:29:04, Smith competed the swim in 3:24, then covered the bike distance in 10:08 before clocking... Read more of this article

Scraders, Perinchief Through To Finals In China

Scraders, Perinchief Through To Finals In China

Both Kyrah Scraders and Jah’Nhai Perinchief have qualified for the finals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China following strong showings in the preliminaries. Kyrah Scraders ran to a third place finish in heat 2 of the 800m, clocking a time of 2:11.27 which saw her qualify for the B final. Meanwhile Jah-Nhai Perinchief equaled his... Read more of this article

Ceci Wollman Continues At Youth Olympics

Ceci Wollman Continues At Youth Olympics

Ceci Wollman’s Youth Olympic Games campaign has got off to a mixed start in Nanjing, China with two race days under her belt. From four races the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club sailor is 10th overall. On the opening day Wollman posted a 14th and a 31st after receiving an on water penalty, however she hit back on the second day, “I got a second... Read more of this article

Tyler Smith Finishes 19th in Youth Olympics

Tyler Smith Finishes 19th in Youth Olympics

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith competed in the triathlon during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, clocking a personal best time of 58.11 on his way to finishing 19th. Smith completed the 750m in a time of 9:48 which was the 24th fastest time, he then clocked 29:32 on the 20K bike course before closing out with a 17:43, 5K run time. Chef-de-Mission... Read more of this article

Jesse Washington Wins Heat In Nanjing, China

Jesse Washington Wins Heat In Nanjing, China

Bermuda’s Jesse Washington took to the pool for the 100m Butterfly during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Washington set a new Bermuda Age Group Record when he touched the wall first in Heat 1 clocking 59.09. Washington out swam Lalanomen Andrianirina from Madagascar who clocked 1:03.26 and Harris Bandey from Pakistan who clocked... Read more of this article

Ceci Wollmann Now In 10th Place In China

Ceci Wollmann Now In 10th Place In China

Ceci Wollmann was back on the water taking part in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Competing in the Byte CII Women’s One Person Dinghy Race, Wollmann started the day in 23rd place overall after two races, but when the day ended Wollmann was up to 10th place with 52 points. Wollmann finished 2nd in the first race of the day and the... Read more of this article

Triathlete Erica Hawley Finishes 29th In China

Triathlete Erica Hawley Finishes 29th In China

Bermuda’s first competitor in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, was triathlete Erica Hawley, who finished 29th overall during the 750m swim, 20K bike and 5K run in a time of 1:08:14. Hawley had an excellent swim and was right in the mix coming out in 21st with a time of 10:43. Unfortunately, she had a crash on the first lap of the bike... Read more of this article

Video: 2014 Youth Olympics Opening Ceremony

Video: 2014 Youth Olympics Opening Ceremony

The 2014 Youth Olympic Games got underway on Saturday [Aug 16] in Nanjing, China, with seven of Bermuda’s top athletes set to compete the best junior athletes from around the world. Bermuda is being represented in four sports by seven athletes, with Faheemah “Kyrah” Scraders [athletics], Jah-Nhai Perinchief [athletics], Kionje Somner [athletics],... Read more of this article

Kyrah Scraders Named Bermuda’s Flag Bearer

Kyrah Scraders Named Bermuda’s Flag Bearer

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that 17-year old runner, Kyrah Scraders, will be the Bermuda team’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the Youth Olympic Games being held on 16 August in Nanjing, China. Ms. Scraders, who is a Grade 11 student at The Berkeley Institute, will represent Bermuda in the 800 meter race. She started... Read more of this article

BOA Reveals Youth Olympic Games Athletes

BOA Reveals Youth Olympic Games Athletes

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today revealed the names of the athletes who will represent Bermuda at the second Summer Youth Olympic Games being held in Nanjing, China from August 16 to August 28, 2014. Seven athletes will compete for Bermuda in four sports. Those athletes include Faheemah “Kyrah” Scraders [athletics], Jahnhai Perinchief... Read more of this article

Youth Olympians Return From Singapore

Youth Olympians Return From Singapore

Last night [Aug 28] three of the four teenage athletes who represented Bermuda in the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore returned to the island. The three pictured at the airport last night [sprinter Jeneko Place, sailor Owen Siese, and middle distance runner Taylor Ashley-Bean] all captured top 10 finishes in the world class event. Also flying the flag... Read more of this article