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2024 Carifta Swimming Team Announced

2024 Carifta Swimming Team Announced

The Bermuda Carifta Swimming Age Group Championship team has been selected, with the Games set to take place from March 30th to April 2nd at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Center in Nassau, Bahamas. Several of the swimmers will be representing Bermuda for the first time in this international event, including Rory Shepperd, Scarlett Spurling, Dominic... Read more of this article

BNAA To Hold Golf Fundraiser For Carifta

BNAA To Hold Golf Fundraiser For Carifta

The Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] will hold its Second Annual Carifta Fundraising Golf Tournament at Belmont Hills Golf Course on February 24. The format of the tournament, which starts at noon, will be Captain’s Choice. Funds raised will go towards supported the island’s athletes at the Carifta Games in Grenada from March 30 to... Read more of this article

BermudAir Charter Planned For Carifta Games

BermudAir Charter Planned For Carifta Games

The Bermuda National Athletic Association said they are working with BermudAir to arrange a charter flight to Grenada for the 2024 Carifta Games. A BNAA spokesperson said, “Bermuda National Athletic Association with the support of BermudAir is in the process of arranging a charter flight to Grenada for the Carifta Games 2024. “After the team... Read more of this article

Track & Field Athletes Qualify For Carifta

Track & Field Athletes Qualify For Carifta

Bermudian track and field athletes delivered outstanding performances over the weekend, with Jaeda Grant [1500m], Norre Robinson [100m], Cameron Adkins [3000m], Jake Brislane [5000m], and Elise Dickinson [400m] securing Carifta qualifications. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, January 27th, Jaeda Grant [1500m] 4:57.72 joined Norre Robinson [100m]... Read more of this article

Three Athletes Meet Carifta Track Standards

Three Athletes Meet Carifta Track Standards

The Bermuda National Athletics Association hosted a track meet where three athletes –  Jaeda Grant, Cameron Adkins, and Jake Brislane — successfully met the Carifta Standards. Jaeda Grant achieved the Carifta standard in the Under 17 women’s 1500 meter run with a time of 4:57.72, surpassing the set standard of 5:06.00. Cameron Adkins... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win 5 Medals In Carifta Triathlon

Bermuda Win 5 Medals In Carifta Triathlon

The 5th annual CARIFTA Triathlon got underway in Nassau, Bahamas, with Bermuda’s athletes making a strong showing to win five medals on the first day. In the female 11-12 age group division, Sofia LeClerc finished 5th with a time of 24:06, Daisy Langley was 9th clocking 25:57, while Riana Robinson was 12th with a time of 27:24, Elena Bortoli crossed... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carifta Triathlon Team Announced

Bermuda Carifta Triathlon Team Announced

The Bermuda Triathlon Association today announced the names of the 29 athletes chosen to take part in the 5th annual Carifta Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Team Relay Championship scheduled to be held in Nassau, Bahamas this weekend. Male and female athletes will compete in 11-12, 13-15, 16-19 and 20-21 age groups with draft legal triathlon events being... Read more of this article

Minister Darrell’s Trip To Bahamas Cost $2,424

Minister Darrell’s Trip To Bahamas Cost $2,424

A trip in April 2023 by Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Senator Owen Darrell to Bahamas for the Carifta Games 2023 cost $2,424.71, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from April 8, 2023 – April 11, 2023, and the web page listing said, “Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Senator,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carifta Track Team Returns Home

Bermuda Carifta Track Team Returns Home

Bermuda’s Carifta track team arrived at the LF Wade International Airport after competing at the Carifta Games. The Government posted the photos below online, saying, “Guess who arrived back home last night…Bermuda’s Carifta track team. Welcome home team! Can’t wait to hear about your Carifta experiences in the days to come.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

Members of Bermuda’s Carifta Swimming Championships team arrived at the LF Wade International Airport after their medal winning showing in Curaçao. Competing in the 13-14 girls division Marleigh Howes led the medal count with four silver medals in the 100, 200, and 400m freestyles, and the 100m backstroke. Bella Howes captured a silver medal in the... Read more of this article

Video: Sealey & Brislane Win Carifta Medals

Video: Sealey & Brislane Win Carifta Medals

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kahzi Sealey and Jake Brislane claimed more medals for Bermuda on the final day of the 50th Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas, yesterday [April 10]. After winning Bermuda’s first medal on the opening day of the Games on Saturday, finishing runner-up in the under-20 1,500 metres, Sealey continued his fine form by clinching... Read more of this article

Video: J’Auza James Wins Bronze In Carifta

Video: J’Auza James Wins Bronze In Carifta

[Written by Stephen Wright] J’Auza James claimed Bermuda’s second medal at the 50th Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas, after winning bronze in the octathlon yesterday [April 9]. James’s medal-winning performance follows Kahzi Sealey’s silver in the men’s under-20 1,500 metres on Saturday. Featuring eight events over two days – the... Read more of this article

Marleigh Howes Wins Carifta Swim Medal

Marleigh Howes Wins Carifta Swim Medal

Bermuda swimmers were back in action on the final day of the 2023 CARIFTA Aquatics Championships in Curacao. Bermuda captured one more medal on the day, with Marleigh Howes winning the silver medal in the 13-14 girls 400 meter LC freestyle touching the wall in a time of 4:48.44. Also competing in the finals on the final night was Howes in the 13-14... Read more of this article

Howes Sisters Win More Medals For Bermuda

Howes Sisters Win More Medals For Bermuda

[Written by Stephen Wright] Sisters Bella and Marleigh Howes added to Bermuda’s medal count at the Carifta Swimming Championships in Willemstad, Curaçao, yesterday [April 8]. Bermuda have won seven medals across the first three days of the annual regional competition. Marleigh, who won a pair of silver in the girls’ 13-14 200 metres freestyle and... Read more of this article

Sealey Wins Silver Medal In Carifta Games

Sealey Wins Silver Medal In Carifta Games

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kahzi Sealey claimed Bermuda’s first medal at the 50th Carifta Games in the Bahamas after winning silver in the boys’ under-20 1,500 metres. Sealey delivered a superb showing on the opening day of the competition, finishing in 4min 6.34sec. In the same race, Kallan Richardson placed tenth in 4:20.78. Jaeda Grant pushed... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimmers Win Three More Medals

Carifta Swimmers Win Three More Medals

Bermuda swimmers picked up yet another three medals on the second day of the Carifta Swimming Championships. In the 13-14 girls 100 meter backstroke final Marleigh Howes captured the silver medal with a time of 1:10.33, while Elanna Fulton finished 6th clocking 1:12.16. Fulton won the bronze medal competing in the 13-14 girls 50 meter butterfly touching... Read more of this article