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Flora Duffy: It’s Not Just My Medal, It’s Our Medal

Flora Duffy: It’s Not Just My Medal, It’s Our Medal

“Of course it is special for me, but it’s so special for the island of Bermuda, it’s not just my medal, it’s our medal,” Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy said. Ms Duffy’s view appears to be shared by most of us here on the island, as judging by the numerous comments, Bermudians have been proudly claiming the medal,... Read more of this article

Rower Dara Alizadeh Places 18th At Olympics

Rower Dara Alizadeh Places 18th At Olympics

Bermuda’s Dara Alizadeh finished 6th in the Final C in the Men’s Singles Sculls at the Tokyo Olympics in a time of 7:09.91, and his overall times throughout the Olympics means the rower finishes in 18th place, a strong showing in this world class field from the first time Olympian. His appearance in the Final C means Bermuda’s competition... Read more of this article

Team Bermuda Attend Dinner At Olympics

Team Bermuda Attend Dinner At Olympics

The Bermuda contingent at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics attended a team dinner celebrating the accomplishments of the two athletes, Flora Duffy and Dara Alizadeh. Flora Duffy made history when she captured the Gold Medal during the triathlon, earning the island’s first ever Olympic Gold Medal, while rower Dara Alizadeh has advanced to the Men’s Singles... Read more of this article

San Marino Becomes Smallest Nation To Medal

San Marino Becomes Smallest Nation To Medal

Bermuda has passed the torch, so to speak, to San Marino who are now the smallest nation in the world to ever win a medal at the Olympic Summer Games, with Alessandra Perilli claiming the bronze medal in the women’s trap shooting final giving her country of only 33,000 people, their first medal. Bermuda had held the distinction of being the smallest... Read more of this article

CARICOM Congratulates Flora Duffy

CARICOM Congratulates Flora Duffy

CARICOM has extended congratulations to Bermuda’s Flora Duffy after her gold medal winning performance at the Tokyo Olympics Triathlon, saying it is “further evidence of the ability of small states like ours to compete and be successful in the global arena.”The message from CARICOM CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque... Read more of this article

Michael Douglas Congratulates Flora Duffy

Michael Douglas Congratulates Flora Duffy

Prominent actor Michael Douglas has offered his congratulations to Bermudian triathlete Flora Duffy after she won the island’s first ever Olympic gold medal during the Tokyo Olympics. Mr. Douglas, whose mother is Bermudian, shared his positive words via a video with his five million Facebook followers and nearly one million Instagram followers. A... Read more of this article

Alizadeh Advances To The C Final At Olympics

Alizadeh Advances To The C Final At Olympics

Competing on the Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo, Japan, Bermuda rower Dara Alizadeh finished 3rd in the Men’s Singles Sculls C/D Semi-Final 1, clocking a time of 7:11.14 to advance to the C Final. Alizadeh finished behind the Semi-Final C/D winner Alvaro Torres Masias, from Peru who recorded a time of 7:02.49, while Quentin Antognelli from Monaco... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Highly Ranked In Google Trends

Flora Duffy Highly Ranked In Google Trends

People around the world have been Googling Bermuda’s Flora Duffy following her Olympic win, with the Bermudian triathlete ranking in the top Google Trends, a very notable achievement considering they process billions of searches per day. Shortly after her medal win, Google Trends showed her as the top trend in both New Zealand and Switzerland,... Read more of this article

Video: CNN Interviews Triathlete Flora Duffy

Video: CNN Interviews Triathlete Flora Duffy

CNN interviewed Olympic Champion Flora Duffy, who told CNN that winning the island’s first ever gold Olympic medal is ‘bigger than her’ as it means so much to everyone in Bermuda. Flora Duffy claimed the victory in a dominant style, finishing more than one minute ahead of the silver medalist to claim the gold, causing the entire island... Read more of this article

Video: Olympic Champion Flora Duffy Interview

Video: Olympic Champion Flora Duffy Interview

The win was more than just a win, as it means so much to everyone in Bermuda, Flora Duffy said following her historic victory at the Tokyo Olympics, where she claimed Bermuda’s first ever gold Olympic medal. Duffy — whose win gives Bermuda the distinction of being the smallest nation or territory in the world to have a gold Olympic medal —... Read more of this article

Officials Congratulate Triathlete Flora Duffy

Officials Congratulate Triathlete Flora Duffy

The Governor, Premier David Burt, Minister Dr Ernest Peets, Deputy Premier Walter Roban, Opposition Leader Cole Simons, and the Mayor of Hamilton congratulated Flora Duffy after she won Bermuda’s first ever gold Olympic medal.City of Hamilton A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is thrilled to celebrate Flora Duffy’s Olympic gold medal... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Douglas Hosts Duffy Celebration

Video: Dr Douglas Hosts Duffy Celebration

Dr Ty Douglas is hosting a special broadcast today [July 27] to celebrate Flora Duffy‘s historic gold medal win at the Olympics, with  the guests including Olympian Katura Horton Perinchief, Olympian Brian Wellman, the BNAA’s Donna Raynor, Director of Youth and Sport Norbert Simons, Patty Petty from the Bermuda Triathlon Association and... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Flora Duffy Wins Gold At Olympics

Photo Set II: Flora Duffy Wins Gold At Olympics

The island wakes up this morning with a new distinction — being the smallest nation in the world to ever win a Gold Medal at the Summer Olympics — thanks to a first class showing from Flora Duffy who recorded a massive win at the Tokyo Olympics, finishing more than one minute ahead of the silver medalist to claim the historic victory. With... Read more of this article