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Swimmers Madelyn Moore and Kai Legband and sprinter Clevonte Lodge-Bean have been chosen to represent Bermuda at next month's Youth Olympic Games in Argentina.

The Bermuda Olympic Association confirmed the team yesterday, naming the three-member team to compete from October 6 to 18 in Buenos Aires.

Moore, 18, will compete in the women's 100 metres freestyle, 50 metres backstroke, 50 metres butterfly and 50 metres freestyle, while Legband, also 18, will see action in the men's 50 and 100 metres freestyle.

Lodge-Bean, 16, will compete in the 400 metres. The team will be accompanied by Zoenique Williams, who will be the chef de mission.

Brenda Dale, the BOA vice-president who is also attending the Games as a BOA representative, said: “The BOA congratulates these three young athletes on their upcoming participation in the Buenos Aires Summer Youth Olympic Games.

“We are proud to have them represent Bermuda and we wish them the very best in competition.”

Argentina trip: Madelyn Moore
Quarter-miler: Clevonte Lodge-Bean (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published September 21, 2018 at 9:00 am (Updated September 21, 2018 at 1:47 am)

Trio chosen for Youth Olympics

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