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Hamilton, Bermuda—9 May 2019:

The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) today released the names of Bermuda’s athletes who have qualified for and are eligible to be ratified to represent Bermuda at the upcoming Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru.

Attaining the qualification standard thus far are:

ATHLETICS*

BOWLING

CYCLING

ROWING

SAILING

SQUASH

TRIATHLON

*The qualifying period for Athletics is still open (until 26 June).

Athletes who have qualified to represent Bermuda in SWIMMING will be confirmed on 14 June.

The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international sporting festival (surpassed only by the Olympics and the Asian Games). The XVIII Pan American Games will run from 26 July to 11 August, and will host 7,000 athletes from 41 nations competing in over 400 events across 39 sports. Bermuda has competed in all Pan Am (summer) Games since 1967, taking home a total of 9 medals. The Bermuda Pan Am Team will be officially ratified by the Executive Board of the BOA at the end of June. Branwen Smith-King will be Bermuda’s Chef de Mission at the Games.

Judy Simons, BOA President, said “We congratulate all of Bermuda’s athletes who have met the qualifying standards for their respective sports.  They are talented, committed athletes who have trained hard for the right to represent Bermuda at the Pan Am Games in July, and we are proud of each and every one of them.  The BOA looks forward to officially confirming the team next month.”

Complete Press Release is here