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Hopkins Top Amateur Finisher In Time-Trial

Hopkins Top Amateur Finisher In Time-Trial

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda cyclist Kaden Hopkins was the top amateur finisher in the men’s time-trial after producing a thrilling ride at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. All of the riders finishing ahead of Hopkins, who came an impressive eleventh, were UCI World Tour or Continental Team cyclists. The 22-year-old completed the technical... Read more of this article

Cyclists Compete In Commonwealth Time Trial

Cyclists Compete In Commonwealth Time Trial

Bermuda’s Kaden Hopkins, Conor White, and Nicholas Narraway competed in the Commonwealth Games Men’s Individual Time Trial in Birmingham. Hopkins led the Bermuda group finishing 11th overall clocking a time of 50:00.27, White finished 15th stopping the clock in 50:52.19, and Narraway finished 26th with a time of 53:34.82. Unfortunately, Caitlin... Read more of this article

Video: Dage Minors Finishes Ninth In 1,500m

Video: Dage Minors Finishes Ninth In 1,500m

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dage Minors remained philosophical after finishing ninth in his 1,500 metres heat at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Minors pointed out that his time of 3min 46.67sec would have been fast enough to qualify for the final at the previous Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, four years ago. Results of both heats, Minors... Read more of this article

Sakari Famous Finishes 8th In High Jump Heat

Sakari Famous Finishes 8th In High Jump Heat

[Written by Stephen Wright] Sakari Famous — who made her Commonwealth Games debut for Bermuda today — said she had a few issues with her high jump approach after finishing eighth in her qualifying group, however added that the event was ‘amazing.’ Famous, competing at her first major Games, had a successful attempt at 1.76 metres... Read more of this article

Cycling: Conyers Out Of Time-Trial At Games

Cycling: Conyers Out Of Time-Trial At Games

[Written by Stephen Wright] Caitlin Conyers has been ruled out of the time-trial race at the Commonwealth Games because of illness. Conyers, the island’s top female rider, was set to race this morning at West Park in Wolverhampton. She will be hoping to recover in time for the road race in Warwick on Sunday. Kaden Hopkins, Nicholas Narraway and... Read more of this article

Perinchief Looking Forward To Triple Jump

Perinchief Looking Forward To Triple Jump

[Written by Stephen Wright] Jah-Nhai Perinchief said he is even more determined to try and win a medal at the Commonwealth Games after what he called a disappointing World Athletics Championships. Perinchief said he is still smarting after falling short of reaching the triple jump final at the recent worlds in Eugene, Oregon, finishing 22nd overall... Read more of this article

Videos: Bobb Finishes In 20th At Commonwealth

Videos: Bobb Finishes In 20th At Commonwealth

[Written by Stephen Wright] Caitlyn Bobb — one of the youngest members of Bermuda’s team — said she had no complaints after just missing out on reaching the 400 metres semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after placing 4th in her heat. The 19-year-old needed to finish in the top three in her heat to automatically advance... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Two Time Champion

Wallpaper Wednesday: Two Time Champion

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features Dame Flora Duffy, who has become the first triathlete in history to win back to back gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, with the Bermudian superstar racing to victory to claim yet another major international win. The design is available in different versions in two sizes;... Read more of this article

Madelyn Moore Sets Another National Record

Madelyn Moore Sets Another National Record

Swimmer Madelyn Moore has set another Bermuda national record at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Moore finished sixth in her heat in the 50 metres backstroke semi-finals at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre tonight [Aug 2] in 29.18sec. It was the second national record she has set at these Games after also swimming a personal best in the 50 freestyle... Read more of this article

Video: DeRosa Makes Commonwealth Debut

Video: DeRosa Makes Commonwealth Debut

[Written by Stephen Wright] Tiara DeRosa said it was an “eye-opening experience” competing in the discus final at the Commonwealth Games but said she learnt some valuable lessons and was proud to represent Bermuda on the world stage. DeRosa finished in eleventh place with a best throw of 45.79 metres in her third attempt in front of a... Read more of this article

Conor White Feeling Strong Ahead Of Time-Trial

Conor White Feeling Strong Ahead Of Time-Trial

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda cyclist Conor White feels confident as he gets set to race against the clock in the time-trial at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. White has left no stone unturned in his preparations for the energy-sapping event, where each rider sets off at one-minute intervals. The 22-year-old spent almost three weeks in Maine,... Read more of this article

Moore & Harvey Both Qualify For Semi Finals

Moore & Harvey Both Qualify For Semi Finals

[Updated with videos] [Written by Stephen Wright] Madelyn Moore and Emma Harvey have qualified for the 50 metres backstroke semi-finals tonight [Aug 2] at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Moore, who will compete in her third semi-final in Birmingham, finished fourth in her heat this morning in 29.29sec, while Harvey came fifth in her heat in 29.38... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Triathletes At Commonwealths

Photos: Bermuda Triathletes At Commonwealths

Bermuda had a spectacular performance in triathlon at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, led of by Dame Flora Duffy who cemented her status as one of the best triathletes of all time by becoming the first triathlete to win back to back Commonwealth gold medals. The team showed a stunning amount of depth for a small island, with Erica Hawley racing to a 16th... Read more of this article