43 Athletes Set For Carifta Games Triathlon

September 13, 2022

The Bermuda Triathlon Association has announced a team of 43 athletes set to take part in the fourth annual CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon, and Mixed Team Relay Championship, scheduled for September 24 and 25 at Clearwater Beach.

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A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Triathlon Association today announced a 43 strong team of athletes to take part in the fourth annual CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Team Relay Championship scheduled for September 24th to 25th at Clearwater Beach.

“This will be the first time this event has been held in Bermuda. Teams are also registered from Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad and Tobago.

“Nick Pilgrim, Fenella Wightman, and Jackson Langley have been selected to act as team captains for this event based on their overall performance, commitment to training, and race results.

Neil de ste Croix, National Coach, said, “All three are tremendous ambassadors for our sport and for Bermuda and we are pleased to recognize them in this role.

“We have been so impressed with the dedication and commitment that has been demonstrated by all of our athletes and we are excited to see them perform on the international stage. By taking part in this prestigious event, we believe that they will become even more motivated to continue in this sport. We hope that their efforts will be rewarded by support from the local community on the home course at Clearwater next weekend.”

The spokesperson said, “Male and female athletes will compete in 11-12, 13-15, 16-19 and 20-21 age groups with draft legal triathlon events taking place on the morning of Saturday 24th and aquathlon [swim/run] and mixed team relay events taking place on Sunday 25th.”

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