USATF Bermuda Grand Prix Returns for Second Year
Track and Field Stars Including Noah Lyles, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn and Abby Steiner Set to Attend*
Indianapolis, USA – May 10, 2023: USA Track & Field (USATF), Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) and Bermuda National Athletics Association (BNAA) are pleased to announce the return of the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix in partnership with the Puma American Track League on May 21, 2023.
Serving as the fifth stop on the World Athletics Continental Tour – Gold, the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix will provide athletes with the opportunity to earn valuable World Athletics Rankings points across 16 events.
Tracy Berkeley, BTA CEO said, “We are thrilled to bring the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix back for a second year. With the success of last year’s event, sports tourism continues to prove it has a place within our island and organisational objectives. We look forward to welcoming all the best-in-class athletes to our shores for what is sure to be a weekend of dynamic and exhilarating competition.”
Now in its second year, the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix boasts a robust, sprint-heavy list of events. The men’s and women’s 100, 200, 400, and 4×100, men’s 1500 and 110 hurdles, and women’s 100 and 400 hurdles are scheduled for the track, while field events on the docket include the men’s and women’s long jump and men’s triple jump. Bringing further excitement to the event will be the inclusion of a men’s and women’s 4×100 relay. In addition to Lyles, Camacho-Quinn and Steiner, global track and field stars including Christian Coleman, Steven Gardiner, Dalilah Muhammad, Christian Taylor, Andre DeGrasse, Ese Brume, Dage Minors* are set to attend the event, bringing world class talent to Bermuda for the second year in a row. Additionally, long jumpers Tara Davis-Woodhall and Quanesha Burks – current world number 1 and 2 – will face- off for the first time since their highly publicized meeting at LSU in April.
“Partnering with USATF to bring a world class track and field event to Bermuda is a testament to the sports capabilities we exhibited when delivering the inaugural event. Like a relay race, it has taken a collective effort from the BTA, Bermuda National Athletics Association (BNAA), sponsors and residents to ensure the event reaches the finish line,” said three-time U.S. Olympian Hazel Clark, BTA Director of Global Sales & Business Development.
This year, the event will once again engage the youth of Bermuda…
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