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Photos/Video: Bermuda’s Two Olympic Medalists

Photos/Video: Bermuda’s Two Olympic Medalists

Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy acknowledged Clarence Hill — the first Bermudian to win an Olympic medal — during the special presentation held yesterday [Oct 11] at the Cabinet Office, saying that he showed that a Bermudian could win a Olympic medal, and paved the way.“Thank you to Clarence,” Ms Duffy said, resulting in... Read more of this article

Video: BOA’s Brenda Dale Rotary Presentation

Video: BOA’s Brenda Dale Rotary Presentation

The Bermuda Olympic Association’s Brenda Dale – who was the Chef De Mission for the Bermuda contingent at the Tokyo Olympics – recently delivered a virtual presentation to the Rotary Club, with Ms Dale giving a first hand account of Flora Duffy’s history making gold medal performance. Ms Dale divided the presentation into three... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Celebration: Arrival, Motorcade, More

Flora Duffy Celebration: Arrival, Motorcade, More

[Updated] The Bermuda Government has declared October 18th a public holiday to celebrate Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy, and the details are being delivered in the Senate today [Sept 15], and you can listen below. Update 10.44am: The Minister said that Ms Duffy arrives on 11 October 11th, and she will be welcomed at the airport... Read more of this article

Video: World Triathlon Highlights Flora Duffy

Video: World Triathlon Highlights Flora Duffy

To celebrate 50-days since the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the World Triathlon has highlighted Bermuda’s Flora Duffy in a video entitled Flora Duffy History Maker.The video description says, “Flora Duffy is the first Bermudian in history to become Olympic Champion and makes history again by adding a third world title to Olympic gold in 2021!... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video: Full Olympic Triathlon Race

Two Hour Video: Full Olympic Triathlon Race

If you’d like to relive the glory of Flora Duffy’s historic gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympics, the video below offers a full two hour replay of the triathlon event and medal ceremony. Ms Duffy claimed a massive win at the Tokyo Olympics last month, giving the Island the distinction of being the smallest nation in the world to ever win a Gold... Read more of this article

PanAm Sports Highlight Bermuda’s Flora Duffy

PanAm Sports Highlight Bermuda’s Flora Duffy

In highlighting how the “America’s Region shined” at the Olympics, the Panam Sports Organisation featured Bermuda’s Flora Duffy alongside other gold medal winners from the PanAm region such as the Jamaican women’s 4×100 relay team, the Canadian women’s football team, American hurdler Sydney McLaughlin and more. As... Read more of this article

Bermuda 8th: All Time Olympic Medals Per Capita

Bermuda 8th: All Time Olympic Medals Per Capita

Following the most recent Olympic Games, Bermuda — which now has two Olympic medals to date –  is ranked 4th as far as all-time gold medals per capita, and 8th in all-time total medals per capita. Bermuda came into the Games with one medal — a bronze medal won by boxer Clarence Hill in 1976 — and triathlete Flora Duffy earned... Read more of this article

ICC To Bid For Cricket’s Inclusion In Olympics

ICC To Bid For Cricket’s Inclusion In Olympics

The International Cricket Council confirmed its “intention to bid for cricket’s inclusion in the Olympic Games.” The ICC has convened a Working Group to lead the bid on behalf of the sport which will be focused on cricket becoming part of the Olympic family for LA 2028, Brisbane 2032 and beyond. ICC Chair Greg Barclay said: “Firstly... Read more of this article

Bermuda Ranks 2nd In ‘Olympics Search Interest’

Bermuda Ranks 2nd In ‘Olympics Search Interest’

The Tokyo Olympics came to an end on Sunday [Aug 8], with Bermuda finishing in 63rd overall on the official medal table — thanks to the historic Gold Medal win by Flora Duffy — and according to data provided by Google Trends about Olympics search interest, Bermuda ranked second, behind only Japan, which was the host nation. The search giant... Read more of this article

Duffy: #1 In Female Triathlete Google Searches

Duffy: #1 In Female Triathlete Google Searches

Almost two weeks after racing to victory to win Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal, people around the globe are still ‘Googling’ Bermuda’s Flora Duffy. She was in the top sports search trends overall after her win, and according to Google’s stats, as of this morning [Aug 8], she remains the #1 searched female triathlete... Read more of this article

Olympic Medal Table & Per Capita Rankings

Olympic Medal Table & Per Capita Rankings

The Tokyo Olympics came to an end today [Aug 8] with the official closing ceremony, and Bermuda finished the Games placing 63rd overall on the official medal table, and if you look at the medals on a per capita basis, the island was second per capita in overall medals, and first as far as gold medals per capita. The 63rd overall — as per the official... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Nominated For Olympic Visa Award

Flora Duffy Nominated For Olympic Visa Award

Bermuda’s Olympic Gold Medalist Flora Duffy has been nominated for the Olympic Visa Award, one of 16 nominees for the award which seeks to highlight “special moments of perseverance, inclusion and friendship.” With over 11,000 athletes from over 200 nations and territories taking part in this year’s Olympics, being one of the... Read more of this article

Video: Triathlete Flora Duffy On Future Plans

Video: Triathlete Flora Duffy On Future Plans

Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy discussed her future plans, saying that while it’s still too soon to say about the next Olympics, before these Games she “was 100% no to Paris and now I’m less 100% no to Paris.” The 2024 Summer Olympics will be held in Paris from 26 July to 11 August 2024. The multiple time world champion also indicated she... Read more of this article