The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) announced the selection of Team Bermuda for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham, from July 28-August 9th.
Each athlete has successfully met the established qualifying standards for their sport, a tribute to their commitment and dedication in preparation for the Games. Bermuda has a strong team heading to Birmingham with representation from five (5) different sport disciplines.
The BOA is delighted to announce the seventeen (17) member team which will begin competition on July 29th. The team numbers are up from the previous Gold Coast Games in 2018 where Bermuda was represented by eight (8) athletes.
Emma Harvey, Madelyn Moore, Jack Harvey
Caitlyn Bobb, Tiara DeRosa, Sakari Famous, Dage Minors, Jah’ Nhai Perinchief
Caitlin Conyers, Kaden Hopkins, Nicholas Narraway, Conor WhiteSquash
Flora Duffy, Erica Hawley, Tyler Butterfield, Tyler Smith
Chef de Mission, Donna Raynor, said, “I am pleased with the team selection. I recognize the team is young but they all have a lot of experience. I look forward to working with the officials who will be traveling with each sport and I’m excited about the Commonwealth Games competition for Team Bermuda.”
Triathlete Tyler Butterfield said, “It is always an honor representing Bermuda at any significant sporting event, but there is something special about a major games event such as the Commonwealths. It is such a privilege and honor to race under the Bermuda flag and wear the Bermuda uniform.”
Sakari Famous who will be competing in the high jump responded by saying, “I am super grateful to be able to represent my country on the big stage again participating in the Commonwealth Games! I’m also excited to share this opportunity with the rest of the team.“
Swimmer Emma Harvey said, “I could not be more honored to be representing Bermuda amidst a group of such talented athletes. This is a phenomenal opportunity, and I am incredibly excited to compete and support the rest of the team.”