THE BERMUDA OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES
Bermuda National Athletics Association receives New Equipment
Hamilton, Bermuda–—18 May 2018: The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) today announced that the Bermuda National Athletics Association (BNAA) has received new equipment for its athletes. Attributed to the partnership between the BOA and the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), new athletic equipment was purchased to help the BNNA in support the development of Athletics in Bermuda.
The following outlines the equipment that the BNNA received through this program;
Three (3) Laptop Computers: – These are required to support Fully Automated Timing (FAT) which capture the photo finish of each race, manage the data to compile the race results with athlete’s names and event and to interface with electronic scoreboards, wind gauges and displays boards that one might have at a meet. They allow us in real-time post results to the web.
Two (2) Lynx Wind Gauges: Lynx wind gauges can be line or battery power to replace the older GILL model units which were just battery power. This improves their reliability. The new wind gauges can function, as standalone units for events, such as Long Jump and Triple Jump. It will also allow for automatic, electronic integration into the FAT system to provide the wind readings. The wind gauge is used to measure the wind force at the time of an event to ensure any record breaking attempt conforms or is within the required wind requirements.
Photo courtesy of Earl Basden Islandstats