Bermuda Track Trio Compete In Indoor Meets

February 23, 2022

Three Bermuda’s track & field athletes — Nathan Simons, Diarra-James Powell-Burgess & Nathan Armstrong — recently competed overseas.

Nathan Simons

Nathan Simons and his Mount Marty men’s track & field teammates traveled to Crete, Nebraska. to compete in the GPAC Championships.

The men’s team placed 3rd overall in the GPAC with 87 points, 3 first-place finishes, and multiple top-8 placements.

The men’s 4×400 relay team — which Simons was on — placed first with a qualifying time of 3:20.55.

During the men’s 200m, Simons finished 2nd, clocking a time of 22.34, and he also finished second during the 600m with a time of 1:22.13.

Diarra-James Powell-Burgess

Diarra-James Powell-Burgess and his Clayton State men’s track & field teammates closed its indoor regular season at the USC Indoor Open in Columbia, S.C.

Powell-Burgess competed in the men’s 200m dash where he clocked a time of 23.51, finishing 53rd out of 91 competitors.

Nathan Armstrong

Nathan Armstrong and his Rider University men’s track and field teammates finished in second place with 172 points at the MAAC Championships.

Beating the previous MAAC record, Armstrong, Kevin Heredia, Leo Zaccaria and Tamrat Snyder finished the men’s 4x800m relay with a time of 7:39.14 in second place, with Monmouth also beating the mark at 7:36.98.

During the men’s 800 meters,Armstrong finished 12th clocking a time of 1:55.61.

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