Bermuda team selected for inaugural Caribbean Games
Bermuda will be sending five athletes to the inaugural Caribbean Games, which will be held in Guadeloupe from June 27 to July 3.
Liam Flannery, Alexander Miller and Nicholas Narraway will represent cycling, while the two track and field athletes are Mikal Dill (long jump, triple jump) and Ryan Outerbridge (1,500 metres).
The Games, for athletes under 23, will feature five other sports — three-a-side basketball, futsal, judo, netball and swimming — with 29 countries represented.
Bermudian interest begins on June 30 with the time-trial and the athletics starts on July 1.
Bermuda Olympic Association president Peter Dunne will travel with the squad as head of delegation.
The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees was established in 2003 with the goal to promote sport in the Caribbean and to host a regional games for athletes under the age of 23. Approximately 800 athletes and 200 officials will participate in what will be an historic first Caribbean Games.
“We are excited to participate in the Caribbean Games and are proud of the athletes that have been chosen to represent Bermuda,” the BOA said in as statement. “We look forward to watching them compete.”