Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 800M Semi Finals

October 26, 2015

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just achieved a personal best time the in 800m semi-finals at the IPC World Championship taking place in Qatar, crossing the line in a time of 2:03.40.

She placed 6th in the 800m semi-finals so will not advance to the finals, and now concludes competition in Qatar.

The 22-year-old athlete represented Bermuda in four races; competing in the 400m, placing 4th in the 200m and capturing the bronze medal in the 100m, which marks the first  IPC World Championship medal ever won by a Bermudian.

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The IPC World Championships — which is taking place in Doha, Qatar — features around 1,300 athletes from 90 countries.

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  1. paperboy says:

    Well done! In all your races Ms. Lewis – you are an inspiration and putting Bermuda and your Bermudian talent on the map. Congratulations also to your family and supporters who are and have been on this journey with you.

  2. Barbara Cooper says:

    Thanks for the BerNews coverage which has been excellent throughout Jessica’s World Chapionship races. Congratulations Jessica for your magnificent achievements in all four of your races – and for your achievements for Bermuda – in particular the Bronze Medal in the 100m. Keep on pushin’ and turnin’ left !