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2023 Carifta Games Standards Released

2023 Carifta Games Standards Released

The Bermuda National Athletic Association has released the  Carifta Games Standards ahead of the 2023 iteration of the Games, which will be held in the Bahamas from April 7th to April 10th, 2023. The CARIFTA Games is an annual athletics competition founded by the Caribbean Free Trade Association. Participating countries are; Anguilla, Haiti, Antigua... Read more of this article

2022 Carifta Triathlon Day Two Results

2022 Carifta Triathlon Day Two Results

The 4th Annual CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon, and Mixed Team Relay [MTR] Championship concluded at Clearwater Beach. Mixed Team Relay Aruba One dominated from start to finish to claim the Mixed Relay Triathlon clocking a time of 1:06:35, Bermuda One finished second with a time of 1:07:44, and Barbados One finished third stopping the clock with a time... Read more of this article

Photos: 2022 Carifta Triathlon Championships

Photos: 2022 Carifta Triathlon Championships

The CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Team Relay [MTR] Championship event is taking place at Clearwater Beach, marking the first time the event has been held in Bermuda. A spokesperson previously said, “The island will welcome over 100 athletes from around the region along with officials and supporters from the regional triathlon federations.... Read more of this article

Carifta Triathlon To Take Place This Weekend

Carifta Triathlon To Take Place This Weekend

The 4th annual CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Team Relay [MTR] Championship will take place this weekend at Clearwater Beach. A spokesperson said, “The island will welcome over 100 athletes from around the region along with officials and supporters from the regional triathlon federations. This is the first time that the event will be held... Read more of this article

Carifta Triathlon To Take Place In November

Carifta Triathlon To Take Place In November

Following the postponement of the CARIFTA Triathlon due to Hurricane Fiona, the organizing committee announced that it will now take place on November 12th and 13th at Clearwater Beach. A spokesperson said, “Following the postponement of the 4th Annual CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Team Relay [MTR] Championship due to Hurricane Fiona, the... Read more of this article

Minister Dr Ernest Peets On Carifta Triathlon

Minister Dr Ernest Peets On Carifta Triathlon

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets is celebrating the upcoming 2022 CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathon and Mixed Team Relay Championships, saying “Bermuda has a long and impressive history in triathlon and it is fitting that our island will host these Championships just a year after Dame Flora Duffy achieved Olympic success in the... Read more of this article

Video: Neil De St Croix On Carifta Triathlon

Video: Neil De St Croix On Carifta Triathlon

The Bermuda Triathlon Association’s Neil De St Croix spoke yesterday [Sept 13] at the Rotary Club about the upcoming Carifta Triathlon. More than 100 athletes will participate in the Carifta Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championships, which will be held for the first time in Bermuda from September 24 to 25.  Read More →

43 Athletes Set For Carifta Games Triathlon

43 Athletes Set For Carifta Games Triathlon

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. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Triathlon Association today announced a 43 strong team of athletes to take part in... Read more of this article

Minister Peets’ Trip To Jamaica Cost $2,704.19

Minister Peets’ Trip To Jamaica Cost $2,704.19

A trip in April 2022 by Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr Ernest Peets to Kingston, Jamaica for the 49th 2022 Carifta Games cost $2,704.19, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from April 14, 2022 – April 19, 2022, and the web page listing said, “Dr. The Hon Ernest Peets,... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Bermuda’s Carifta Teams

Minister Meets With Bermuda’s Carifta Teams

Members of Bermuda’s Carifta Teams recently met with the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets, who congratulated them on their success at the 2022 Games. A Government spokesperson said, “As the public is aware last month the Carifta Games took place in Jamaica and Barbados, with Bermudian athletes delivering outstanding performances... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Why Can’t We Compete With Jamaica?’

Column: ‘Why Can’t We Compete With Jamaica?’

[Column written by Dr. Freddie Evans] Despite Bermuda having a lot to celebrate after the 49th Carifta Games held in Kingston, Jamaica. One of the first questions I was asked upon my return is “Why can’t we compete with Jamaica?” After the Covid cancellation of Carifta for the last two years, the Bermuda National Athletic Association [BNAA] and... Read more of this article

Bean Envisages Bright Future For Athletes

Bean Envisages Bright Future For Athletes

[Written by Stephen Wright] DeVon Bean, the Bermuda director of athletics, believes strong foundations were laid by the island’s talented crop of young athletes at the Carifta Games. Bean said the 20-strong team exceeded expectations at the region’s most prestigious athletics meet by winning three medals in Kingston, Jamaica, over the Easter weekend. Caitlyn... Read more of this article

Swimmers Win Another Seven Carifta Medals

Swimmers Win Another Seven Carifta Medals

Bermuda swimmers continued competing at the 2022 Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, winning another seven medals last night [April 19], bringing their overall medal tally to an impressive nineteen. Violet Smith won gold medal and Arabella Newport Derbyshire claimed a bronze medal in the 11-12 girls 200m backstroke to give Bermuda two places... Read more of this article