Paralympic Association Officially Announce Team

July 9, 2024 | 1 Comment

The Bermuda Paralympic Association have now ‘officially’ announced Bermuda’s team for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris, with Yushae DeSilva Andrade and Jessica Lewis set to represent Bermuda.

The Bermuda Paralympic Association said, “We are excited to officially announce that Yushae DeSilva Andrade [Boccia] and Jessica Lewis [Para Athletics] will make up Bermuda’s team competing at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games! ⁣ This will be Yushae’s second appearance and Jessica’s fourth at the Paralympic Games. ⁣Today marks 50 days till the opening ceremony.”

Jessica Lewis and Yushae DeSilva Andrade at the National Sports Center earlier this month

Jessica Lewis Interview Bermuda July 03 2024 DF-8

The Olympics and Paralympics have separate governing bodies, and the Olympic team was also officially announced this week, with eight athletes set to represent Bermuda in the Olympics; Jah-Nhai Perinchief, Adriana Penruddocke, Tyler Smith, Dame Flora Duffy, Erica Hawley, Emma Harvey, Jack Harvey and Dara Alizadeh, so between the Olympics and Paralympics, Bermuda is fielding a 10 strong team, an impressive accomplishment for a small island.


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  1. Barbara Cooper says:

    Congratulations to these two amazing Paralympians. Bermuda supports you and is very proud of you and all your accomplishments. Bermuda is another world, and you have helped put it on the international stage. WELL DONE !

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