Gymnasts to compete in Caribbean
The Bermuda gymnastics community is preparing to send eighteen 18 young gymnasts to its first Caribbean Championships in Trinidad & Tobago this weekend.
The competition, which has been held annually since 2015, welcomes more than 100 competitors from a number of Caribbean and associated countries.
Athletes from Bermuda were recently selected from the Bermuda Gymnastics Association and Quality Gymnastics to participate. A variety of events being held from June 14 to 16.
The optional girls’ team (USAG level 6 to 10) will compete on Friday and the compulsory girls’ team (USAG level 4&5) and the boys (USAG level 4 to 5) will compete on Saturday.
“Bermuda is fortunate to have a number of talented young gymnasts who have been selected to represent the country as this event” said Julie Bortoli, a representative of the governing body for the sport of
“As Olympic Day approaches we are reminded that local talent exists in a number of sports in Bermuda and we are hopeful that someday these athletes will be representing Bermuda on a global stage.”