Sports activities in Bermuda – The World’s Smallest Olympic Island!

Highway to London 2012!

Brian Wellman

Did you know- By 1992,Brian Wellman of Bermuda arrived in fifth position in the men’s triple leap at the XXV Olympic Game titles in Barcelona (Spain). His functionality designed him the Island’s most exceptional athlete. In the up coming Olympiad, he was one particular of the world’s 6 finest triple jumpers.

Debbie Jones

Did you know- By the mid-1970s,the Island’s sprinter Debbie Jones took 1st location in the women’s 100m, ahead of Ela Cabrejas (Cuba) and Lelith Hodges (Jamaica), at the Central American and Caribbean Match in San Juan de Puerto Rico.

Football

Did you know- By 1967, the men’s soccer group from Bermuda was runner-up at the 5th Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada), driving only Mexico (gold medal).

Jennifer Fisher

Did you know- By the mid-1990s, Jennifer Fisher concluded in sixth in the 800m (2:05.62) and seventh in the 1500m (4:29,77) in the Pan American Game titles in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Mexico 1975

Did you know- By October 1975, the Island sent 14 athletes, 4 of them ended up females, to Mexico Town to compete in the VII Pan American Online games. Curiously, the countrywide staff was a person of the smallest delegations in the worldwide Games. They competed in athletics (11), boxing (1), and sailing (2). Ironically, Clarence Hills, the Island’s most highly regarded athlete, did not go to Mexico.

Montreal 1976

Did you know- 1976 was a special yr for Bermuda. Why? That yr Bermuda had its initial (and only) Olympic medal in heritage, ahead of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Burma and a host of nations. By July 1976, the Island’s boxer Clarence Hills won a bronze medal at the Montreal Summer time Olympics. Ironically he did not compete at the 1975 Pan American Game titles in the United Mexican States, the most essential pre-Olympic event in the Americas. Like Gina Swaison (1979 Miss Earth) and Jennifer Smith (previous Primary Minister),Mr Hills is a hero in Bermuda,a lovely island situated in the Atlantic North.

Munich 1972

Did you know- The Island despatched a workforce of 11 athletes to Munich (Germany) to take part in the Summer time Olympics in August and September 1972. Bermuda – a person of the world’s most secure and peaceful islands-competed in a few Olympic sporting activities: boxing (1), rowing (1), and sailing (9).

Pan American Games

Did you know- Toward the stop of the 1950s, Bermuda manufactured its Pan American debut when it sent an Olympic workforce to the Pan American Game titles in Chicago (United states).

Softball

Did you know- The women’s softball team of Bermuda won the right to compete in the 1974 Planet Championship in Stratford, United states.

Spain 1992

Did you know- By the early 1990s,Bermuda’s athlete Clarence Saunders took fifth put in the men’s substantial jump in the Online games of the XXV Olympiad in Barcelona (Spain). Alongside one another with Brian Wellman (triple leap), he was 1 of Bermuda’s most preferred athletes in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Sports

Did you know- the most well known sporting activities in the Island are soccer, cricket, softball, equestrian, athletics, sailing, and swimming.

Sydney 2000

Did you know- Lee White and Peter Bromby (sailing) arrived in fourth area in the Online games of the 27th Olympiad in Australia.

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