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Daley Sets Records & Wins Gold Medals

Daley Sets Records & Wins Gold Medals

Elan Daley recently began competing in the 2019 Central Region A Championships in Canada, placing first in a number of events in record breaking time. Daley finished with the fastest Girls 13-Year-Old 200 Long Course Meter Freestyle Preliminary time, touching the wall in a time of 2:07.16. In the Girls 13-Year-Old 200 Long Course Meter Freestyle A Final,... Read more of this article

Smith Breaks Bermuda Pentathlon Record

Smith Breaks Bermuda Pentathlon Record

Bermuda’s Shianne Smith shattered the Bermuda pentathlon record while competing in the French Indoor Championships. Smith finished with 3,613 points, which not only broke the Bermuda record, but also earned her the bronze medal.The pentathlon consists of five events, and Smith clocked 9:06 during the 60m dash, finished the high jump with a... Read more of this article

Kieron Burgess Sets Two New ACAC Records

Kieron Burgess Sets Two New ACAC Records

Kieron Burgess led the way in a 108-61 victory for his college basketball team, finishing with 41 points and a massive 31 rebounds, which broke the ACAC single-game records for most rebounds and defensive rebounds. The ACAC — Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference — is the governing body for collegiate sports in Alberta, Canada. Mr Burgess,... Read more of this article

Marshall Breaks Bermuda Indoor 5000m Record

Marshall Breaks Bermuda Indoor 5000m Record

While competing at the 2019 BU John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University, Lamont Marshall broke the Bermuda Indoor 5000m record. Marshall, running in Section One, finished 7th clocking a time of 14:16.67, shattering the old record of 14:22.19 that he set at the same event back in 2018. Related StoriesMarshall Breaks... Read more of this article

Sakari Famous Breaks National Indoor Record

Sakari Famous Breaks National Indoor Record

Bermuda’s Sakari Famous represented the University of Georgia Women’s Track & Field in her first ever Collegiate Indoors Meet at the UAB Blazer Invitational in the CrossPlex facility in Birmingham, Alabama.Famous, a multiple time Carifta medalist, cleared 1.77m on her second attempt to finish the Women’s High Jump in 2nd place, with... Read more of this article

Madelyn Moore Wins Gold & Set School Records

Madelyn Moore Wins Gold & Set School Records

Bermuda’s Madelyn Moore and her University of Northern Colorado Swimming and Diving teammates competed in the 2018 UH Phill Hansel Invitational. Moore led off the Northern Colorado Women’s 200 Yard Freestyle Relay team that finished 4th with a time of 1:32.95. Moore won the Women’s 50 Yard Freestyle A Final Gold Medal when she touched the... Read more of this article

Saunders Record Still Stands 28 Years Later

Saunders Record Still Stands 28 Years Later

Following the conclusion of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, the record-breaking jump by Bermuda’s Clarence “Nicky” Saunders continues to stand the test of time, remaining unbroken after 28 years. The top jump this year was from Australia’s Brandon Starc, who jumped 2.32 metres to win gold, and while very impressive, it did not... Read more of this article

Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Marathon Record

Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Marathon Record

Tyler Butterfield broke a 37-year-old Bermuda record on the final day of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia while competing in the Men’s Marathon. Butterfield crossed the line 12th overall in a time of 2:26.29, with his time breaking Raymond Swan’s National Record time of 2:26.37, set back in April of 1981. Butterfield... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimmers Win Medals & Set Records

CARIFTA Swimmers Win Medals & Set Records

Bermuda’s swimmers made a very impressive start at the 2018 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Jamaica, winning two gold medals in record setting style, as well as one silver medal and four bronze medals. Highlights of the morning session saw Elan Daley break Emma Harvey’s CARIFTA record in the 50m Backstroke clocking 31.62, while both Giada... Read more of this article

Video: Perinchief Breaks Bermuda Indoor Record

Video: Perinchief Breaks Bermuda Indoor Record

Competing in a track meet in the United States, Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief achieved an indoor personal best of 2.22m/7-3 1/4 in the high jump to win the event, setting a new Bermuda record in the process.Perinchief’s leap broke his own Bermuda Indoor Record of 2.17, it also moved him up to No. 9 on the NCAA leader boards. Perinchief,... Read more of this article

Dage Minors Sets New Bermuda Record

Dage Minors Sets New Bermuda Record

Bermuda’s Dage Minors — who recently became the first Bermudian to win the elite Front Street Mile — competed in the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational. Minors set a new Bermudian National Record in the Men’s 800 meters finals clocking an indoor time of 1:47.9, breaking his own record of 1:48.7 he set during the... Read more of this article

Lamont Marshall Breaks 5000M Indoor Record

Lamont Marshall Breaks 5000M Indoor Record

Bermuda’s Lamont Marshall competed at the 2018 BU John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University, breaking the Bermuda men’s 5000m indoor record in the process. His time of 14:22.19 saw him place second in a field of over 60 runners, and set a new Bermuda indoor record, breaking Terrance Armstrong’s record time of 14:45.33. Marshall not only... Read more of this article

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Former Bermuda College mathematics professor Dr. Seán O’Connell has written a book about his record-setting two-day swim around Bermuda in 1976. The 116-page autobiographical account details the then-33-year-old’s months of preparation, a failed attempt, and his gruelling but ultimately successful 38-mile swim that raised $11,000 for charity and... Read more of this article