Five Athletes To Compete At NACAC In Trinidad

June 5, 2017

The Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] will be sending a team of five athletes to the NACAC Age Group Championships in Trinidad beginning on June 17th.

BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “This event is a multi event with the 11-12 year olds competing in 5 events [60m dash, 800/1000m, LJ, HJ and baseball throw] and the 13-14 year olds competing in 7 events [80m dash, 1000/1200m, 60/80m hurdles, LJ, HJ, Baseball throw and Shot Put].

“Bermuda has entered in this competition before and won the 13-14 year olds with Jordan Bascome and placed in the last competition in the 11-12 age group.

“The team has been training over the last 3 weeks and we are very excited about this team. We are very grateful to the coaches Joyann Clarke and Kerry Maxwell putting in the work with these athletes. We have also had a lot of financial support from various persons to make sure this team is able to travel to this event.

“I watched these athletes perform these weekend at the track meet and was very impressed with the athletes’ performance and they look very promising and will be competitive. They have been only been doing hurdles for the last 2 weeks and they looked very good going over the hurdles.

The team is below:

  • Anaya West – boys 11-12
  • Selah Tuzo – girls 13-14
  • Za’Kayza Parsons – girls 13-14
  • Sancho Smith – boys 13-14
  • Nairobi Smith-Mills – boys 13-14
  • Coaches – Kerry Maxwell, Terry-Lynn Paynter

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