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BERMUDA OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION
P O Box HM 1665, Hamilton, Bermuda | Tel: 441 295 7146 | www.olympics.bm
*** EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 A.M., FRIDAY, 24 JUNE 2016 ***
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE BERMUDA OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION:
BERMUDA TEAM FOR 2016 RIO OLYMPICS
Hamilton, Bermuda 24 JUNE 2016: The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) today
officially announced the names of the athletes that will represent Bermuda at
the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Competing for Bermuda will be:
Harold ‘Tre’Houston in Athletics
Tyrone Smith in Athletics
Julian Fletcher in Swimming
Rebecca Heyliger in Swimming
Michelle ‘Shelley’ Pearson in Rowing
Cameron Pimental in Sailing
Cecilia ‘Ceci’ Wollmann in Sailing
Flora Duffy in Triathlon
There is a possibility that additional athletes may qualify to represent
Bermuda in Athletics and Swimming, in which case a separate announcement
regarding their ratification by the BOA to join Team Bermuda will be issued.
The athletes will be accompanied by their coaches, managers and led by Chef de
Mission, Brenda Dale, along with BOA officials.
Mrs. Simons said, “The BOA congratulates the members of Team Bermuda on their
significant successes in qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics in their
respective disciplines. We are very proud of our athletes and we wish them the
very best in competition in Rio.”
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Notes to Editors
About the Bermuda Olympic Association
Established in 1936, the Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) is the sole
representative of the International Olympic Association, the Pan American
Sports Organization, and the Commonwealth Games Federation, and oversees all
matters pertaining to Bermuda and these international sporting Festivals. The
BOA liaises with the local National Sport Governing Bodies to help identify
Elite Athletes and to assist with and support their development so as to
maximise their participation in the major Festivals.
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