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Marshall & Lambert Compete In Championships

Marshall & Lambert Compete In Championships

[Written by Stephen Wright] Two Bermudian athletes represented the island at the Special Olympics North American Tennis Championships in South Carolina. Bridget Marshall and Micah Lambert, of Special Olympics Bermuda, took part in the competition, which attracted players from 17 states of the United States and a team from Costa Rica The four-day event,... Read more of this article

Fundraiser For Special Olympics Tennis Team

Fundraiser For Special Olympics Tennis Team

A Special Olympics Bermuda Tennis Program Delegation is getting set to attend the Special Olympics North America [SONA] Tennis Championships in Hilton Head, South Carolina, with the island to be represented by Bridget Marshall and Micah Lambert and a fundraising event will be held in advance of the competition. A spokesperson said, “Preparations... Read more of this article

Video: Members Of Special Olympics Team

Video: Members Of Special Olympics Team

Members of our Special Olympics team will be joining Bernews at 8.00pm tonight [June 22] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. The team is fresh off their medal winning performance at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Summer Games in Florida, where equestrian Eden Woolery won a bronze medal in the Western Equitation B1 Class, Micah... Read more of this article

Photos: Special Olympics Team Arrives Home

Photos: Special Olympics Team Arrives Home

Bermuda’s Special Olympians –  who won four medals at the Special Olympics in Florida — arrived home last night, where they were greeted by Minister of Youth, Culture & Sports Dr Ernest Peets, who said it gives him ”immense pride” to congratulate the team on their successful performance. The Government said, “Congratulations... Read more of this article

Special Olympic Team Finish With 4 Medals

Special Olympic Team Finish With 4 Medals

Bermuda’s Special Olympic Team has concluded competition at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Summer Games in Florida, making an excellent showing to claim four medals. Equestrian Eden Woolery won a bronze medal in the Western Equitation B1 Class, Micah Lambert won a silver medal in tennis-singles, Bridget Marshall won a bronze medal in tennis-singles,... Read more of this article

Tennis Players Win Medals In Special Olympics

Tennis Players Win Medals In Special Olympics

Bermuda’s team is racking up the medals at the Special Olympics in Florida, with Bridget Marshall and Micah Lambert claiming a bronze medal in the tennis mixed doubles, while Lambert won a silver medal in tennis singles and Marshall won a bronze in tennis singles. The three medal wins come after days of action from the players, who are coached... Read more of this article

Lambert, Marshall Continue In Special Olympics

Lambert, Marshall Continue In Special Olympics

Bridget Marshall and Micah Lambert took to the tennis court yesterday [June 8] at the Special Olympics in Florida playing in mixed doubles where split the matches, winning one and losing one. In their first match, they played mixed doubles against opponents from Delaware and won 6-2, and after a short break, the pair went back to the court to match... Read more of this article

Eden Woollery Wins Medal At Special Olympics

Eden Woollery Wins Medal At Special Olympics

Bermuda has claimed a medal at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Summer Games in Florida, with equestrian Eden Woollery winning a bronze medal in the Western Equitation B1 class. The Special Olympics, which run until June 12th, involves over 5,500 athletes and coaches from the United States, the Caribbean and Bermuda; and the island is being represented... Read more of this article

Lambert & Marshall Continue In Special Olympics

Lambert & Marshall Continue In Special Olympics

Micah Lambert and Bridget Marshall, were back in action at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida. Marshall was the first of the local players to get on the court, and she got off to a roaring start playing Angela Dohrn, where she dominated the match-winning 6-1. Then Lambert took to the court facing off against Shakir Stapleton, with... Read more of this article

Tennis Players Earn Wins At Special Olympics

Tennis Players Earn Wins At Special Olympics

Micah Lambert and Bridget Marshall were in action on the opening day of the 2022 Special Olympics in Orlando, Florida, with both tennis players making strong showings to claim victories. Lambert took to the court to play Santiago Castro and came away with a 6 – 1 win. Coach Brent Smith said, “Lambert worked hard, he had great footwork and movement,... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Team Attend Special Olympic Games

Bermuda’s Team Attend Special Olympic Games

On June 4th, the Special Olympics Bermuda delegation headed to Orlando, Florida for the 2022 USA Summer Games. “From June 5-12, more than 5,500 athletes and coaches from all 50 United States and the Caribbean and 125,000 spectators will come together to ‘Shine As One’ at one the most cherished sporting events. Approximately 20 sport disciplines... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Special Olympics Bermuda held their first Polar Plunge today [Dec 4] at Horseshoe Bay, with people taking the plunge to support the charity. A spokesperson previously said, “The Polar Plunge is a registered trademark fundraising event for Special Olympics around the world and is increasing in popularity in the US and Canada, and hopefully here in... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sandcastle Supports Special Olympics

Bermuda Sandcastle Supports Special Olympics

The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition organisers recently showed their support for the upcoming Special Olympics Bermuda Polar Plunge with a special sculpture, with the charitable event set to be held on December 4. The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition posted the graphic and photos online, saying, “This week’s build is all about feeling the chill... Read more of this article