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Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 4th In 100m

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 4th In 100m

Jessica Lewis got her 2024 season underway at the 15th International Open Athletics Meeting / Grand Prix in Dubai, competing in the 100m final. Lewis crossed the line fourth in time of 17.74. The race was won by Catherine Debrunner from Switzerland in a time of 15.49, Samantha Kinghorn from Great Britain was second in 15.56, and Hamide Dogangun from... Read more of this article

Lewis Ranked In Top 10 In Three Distances

Lewis Ranked In Top 10 In Three Distances

As the new year starts, Jessica Lewis is ranked in the top 10 in the world in three different distances. The Bermudian sprinter is ranked 5th in the T53 women’s 100m after clocking a time of 16.52 on May 27th, 2023 in Nottwil, Switzerland. With a time of 58.12, Lewis is ranked 7th in the T53 women’s 400m, she clocked the time back on February... Read more of this article

Videos: Jessica Lewis Wins Parapan Gold Medal

Videos: Jessica Lewis Wins Parapan Gold Medal

[Updated with videos] Jessica Lewis has just claimed a very impressive victory in the 100-meter race at the Parapan Games in Chile today [Nov 25], winning the gold medal in dominant style, setting a new Parapan record. Update | Video of the race showing the stunning win by Jessica Lewis Lewis, who entered the race as the defending gold medalist and... Read more of this article

Trio Set To Compete At Para Pan Am Games

Trio Set To Compete At Para Pan Am Games

Bermuda will be represented at the 2023 Para Pan American Games in Chile by three athletes, with Jessica Lewis, Yushae DeSilva Andrade and Omar Hayward set to be in action. Lewis will be competing in the 100m, 400m, and 800m, while DeSilva Andrade and Hayward will compete in boccia. The Games will be held between 17-26 November and will feature 2,000... Read more of this article

Petty Selected To Officiate Paralympics Triathlon

Petty Selected To Officiate Paralympics Triathlon

The World Triathlon organisation announced the Technical Officials that will officiate at the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games, which includes Bermuda’s Patricia Petty. Ms Petty — who received the Queen’s Certificate and Badge of Honor award for her services to the sport of triathlon back in 2019 – has been selected as one of... Read more of this article

Lewis Concludes Grand Prix With Personal Best

Lewis Concludes Grand Prix With Personal Best

Jessica Lewis concluded competing in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai. During the third day of action, she competed in the T52/53 women’s 400m finals. Lewis finished 5th clocking a personal best time of 58.12, Catherine Debrunner clocked a winning time of 50.17, with Samantha Kinghorn 2nd in 52.60, and Hongzhuan Zhou third clocking 54.11. Related... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, 360: Pedal For Paralympics

Photos, Video, 360: Pedal For Paralympics

The Pedal for Paralympics event is taking place today [Feb 19] — starting at Royal Naval Dockyard in Sandys this morning and finishing at Ferry Reach Park in St George’s — with cyclists coming out to support the Bermuda Paralympic Association to raise funds towards Bermuda’s elite para-athletes competing abroad at the World Championships,... Read more of this article

Pedal For Paralympics Race Set For Sunday

Pedal For Paralympics Race Set For Sunday

[Written by Stephen Wright] Avid Cyclists can help support Bermuda’s elite para-athletes by taking part in the Pedal for Paralympics event on Sunday [February 19]. The race, organised by the Bermuda Paralympic Association, features routes for mountain and road bikes and starts at Royal Naval Dockyard in Somerset at 9.45 am and finishes at Ferry Reach... Read more of this article

Pedal For Paralympics To Be Held On March 20

Pedal For Paralympics To Be Held On March 20

Bermuda’s Paralympian Jessica Lewis will join Bermuda cyclists this weekend as the annual Pedal for Paralympics will take place on Sunday, March 20th. Pedal for Paralympics is an opportunity for avid cyclists to support the Bermuda Paralympic Association to raise funds enabling Bermuda’s elite para-athletes to compete abroad at World Championships,... Read more of this article

Sprinter Jessica Lewis Earns ‘PLY’ Designation

Sprinter Jessica Lewis Earns ‘PLY’ Designation

Jessica Lewis – who recorded a 4th place finish in the 100m at the Paralympic Games, marking the highest ever finish by Bermuda — recently received a Certificate of Recognition from the International Paralympic Committee. Ms. Lewis tweeted the graphic below, saying, “Being part of the Paralympic movement is an opportunity I am grateful... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Reflects On Paralympic Games

Jessica Lewis Reflects On Paralympic Games

Following the conclusion of the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis reflected on her whole experience, thanking Bermuda for the support, saying that she was proud to have represented the island once again. In making her third Paralympic appearance, Ms Lewis competed in three events — the 100m, 400m, and 800m — and in... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes 5th In 400M Heats

Jessica Lewis Finishes 5th In 400M Heats

[Updated] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis is set to compete in the T53 Women’s 400m heats at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo at 12.17am this morning [Sept 2] and you can watch live below. This is the third event the sprinter will compete in, following after the 800m where she set a personal best and the 100m where she claimed a 4th place finish. Update 12.22am:... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes 4th In 100M Finals

Jessica Lewis Finishes 4th In 100M Finals

[Updated] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis is set to compete in the 100m finals at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo at 8.37am this morning [Sept 1]. This will mark the second event for the sprinter — Bermuda’s sole representative at the Paralympic Games — following after her appearance in the 800m race, where she recorded a personal best time. Update... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Records Personal Best In 800m

Jessica Lewis Records Personal Best In 800m

[Updated] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis is set to compete in the T53 Women’s 800m heats at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo from approximately 10.36pm onwards [Bermuda time] this evening [Aug 28]. There are two heats scheduled, one at 10.36pm and one at 10.41pm and the official schedule lists Ms Lewis as competing in the second heat, however under the old... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Jessica Lewis Facebook Cover Graphic Designs

Jessica Lewis is set to hit the big stage this month, with the Bermudian sprinter scheduled to represent the Island at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo— which started today – with Ms Lewis set to compete in the 100m, 400m and 800m. Ms Lewis is currently ranked [PDF] third in the world in the 100m — with a time of 17.00 recorded in June 2021... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda’s Team In Paralympic Opening

Photos: Bermuda’s Team In Paralympic Opening

The Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony is taking place today [Aug 24] in Japan, and Bermuda’s team has just entered the stadium, with the island’s sole athlete Jessica Lewis carrying the flag. Ms Lewis will compete in the T53 Women’s 800m heats scheduled for Saturday, August 28th evening [Bermuda time], the T53 Women’s 100m heats... Read more of this article