Busy Day For Bermuda Athletes in Singapore

August 11, 2010

SOON after a 24-hour flight via New York and Frankfurt and arriving at Changi Airport at 6.30am yesterday, the Bermuda Youth Olympic team were whisked away to a full day of activities.

But the bunch from the British overseas territory, off the east coast of the United States, showed no signs of fatigue as they went through their introductory tours and equipment checks with zest.

‘We didn’t see Monday, as we were on the plane throughout,’ quipped Xavier James, 34, the team coach of Bermuda, which has a population of about 68,000 and is about 11 hours behind Singapore. ‘We are trying to stay awake to acclimatise.’

The quote above is from an article about the Bermuda Youth Olympic team from the Singaporean press, read the full article here.

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