Hamilton, Bermuda─31 March 2017:
The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) today announced the major international sports festivals at which it anticipates Bermuda will be represented during the 2016-2020 quadrennial.
Those festivals are as follows:
- 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games – Nassau, Bahamas – 18-23 July 2017
(Chef de Mission: Ms. Mia Black)
- 2018 Winter Olympics, PyeongChang, South Korea – 9-25 February 2018
(Chef de Mission: Mr. Michael Murphy)
- 2018 Commonwealth Games – Gold Coast, Australia – 4-15 April 2018
(Chef de Mission: Ms. Katura Horton-Perinchief)
- 2018 CAC Games – Barranquilla, Colombia – 20 July-2 August 2018
(Chef de Mission: Mr. Jon Beard)
- 2018 Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina – 1-12 October 2018:
- 2019 Pan American Games – Lima, Peru – 26 July to 11 August 2019
- 2020 Olympic Games – Tokyo, Japan, 24 July to 9 August 2020
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has set the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay in motion during a star-studded commencement ceremony today at Buckingham Palace as part of Commonwealth Day celebrations.
Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and the Earl of Wessex, The Queen placed Her message to the Commonwealth and its athletes inside the distinctive Baton.
The Queen’s Baton will now travel through the entire Commonwealth for 388 days, covering 230,000 kilometres to its final destination, the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) on 4 April 2018.
Dage Minors, a senior at Franklin Pierce University, has been named East Region Track Athlete of the Year by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
It is Minors’s second straight selection. Minors heads into this weekend’s NCAA Championships holding the nation’s fastest time in the 800 metres, after he posted a 1:48.70 in January, at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational hosted by Boston University. The time also ranks fifth all-time in Division II history.
Minors has bettered the automatic qualifying mark for the NCAA Championships in the event three times this winter.
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Swimming sensation Elan Daley was at it again breaking 5 Bermuda Girls 11 Year Old Long Course Records, during the Central Region 'A' Champs Winter in Canada.
Daley, competed in six Individual events winning 5 Gold and 1 Silver.
Daley set a new record in the 50m Freestyle Final on her way to winning Gold touching the wall in 27.25.
A Gold Medal came during her record breaking performance in the 100m Freestyle Final stopping the clock in 1:00.49.
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