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    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted its second National Aquathlon Championships. In partnership with title sponsor Rascals Barbados Waterpark, the event took place along Brandon’s Beach and the Mighty Grynner Highway late last month. The highly anticipated Championships was welcomed by avid triathletes and catered to over 50 competitors across 6 categories, ranging […]

    April 11, 2022Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Bajan Triathlete earns scholarship for Wingate University this fall in North Carolina

    Zahra Gaskin has signed to attend Wingate University and to compete for the Bulldogs Triathlon Team this fall 2022. Zahra triathlon’s journey began at the tender age of 5 through the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) Kid’s Series. Years later, her determination and potential saw her being named as one of the first athletes […]

    March 23, 2022Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Young Barbadians compete at Clermont Draft Legal Challenge

    The Draft Legal Challenge, USA’s launchpad for triathlon’s best talent, saw six emerging athletes from Barbados compete in the two-day open event in the beautiful Lake Louisa State Park of Clermont, Florida. Unlike the warm crystal clear waters of the Caribbean sea, the Bajan upstarts were greeted by a ‘Beware of the Alligators’ sign and […]

    March 14, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  4. 2019 Barbados National Aquathlon Championships

    The very young, rising stars and experienced comprised the field of over 40 athletes who competed in calm waters and flat roads free of traffic, providing ideal conditions for the 2019 Barbados National Aquathlon Championships. Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted it’s 3rd Aquathlon event in collaboration with the Barbados Olympic Association BiiG Games […]

    December 10, 2019Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Barbados #1 Triathlete Matthew Wright finishes in the top 10 at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend

    Matthew Wright has been a steady fixture on the triathlon world stage this season. Jumping 15 places to 140th in the World Rankings after recently competing at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend; Matthew is on a mission to be in the top 70 by May next year to place […]

    October 8, 2019Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Labour Minister attends Port St Charles Sprint Triathlon

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted yet another Age Group Sprint and Sprint Relay over the weekend at Port St. Charles Yacht Club, St. Peter. BFIT welcomed Labour Minister & the MP for St. Peter – Colin Jordan, who attended among many other supporters on a hot day for the second annual Triathlon […]

    July 16, 2019Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) focused on youth development

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) just revealed their continued commitment to the future of triathlon on the island, highlighting the recent implementation of a range of youth-oriented activities designed to strengthen the skills of Barbados’ up and coming triathletes. Commencing late last year, elite local triathlete Matthew Wright held two separate triathlon camps […]

    February 5, 2019AthleticsNo comments

    The President of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has hinted a global contest will be brewing next Sunday at the Spring Garden Highway for the 28th National Triathlon… The BFIT President also said when the cut-off point will be for any late entries; – Mr Treasure assured the journalists not only a special […]

    October 8, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Team Barbados does nation proud at CARIFTA 2018

    Team Barbados’ youth and junior Triathlon and Aquathlon team have returned home in high spirits after doing Barbados proud at this year’s second annual CARIFTA Championships at Turtle Beach, Tobago. The two-day event, held over 29-30 September, saw Team Barbados place 4th overall out of the 11 regional teams represented, just falling short of 3rd […]

    October 4, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Team Barbados set to take on CARIFTA

    The Barbados Triathlon and Aquathlon team is preparing to fly out this week to compete in the second annual CARIFTA Championships from 29-30 September in Tobago. Team Barbados will take part in the two-day event at Turtle Beach, and have their sights set on bringing home top results in the Triathlon and Aquathlon events. This […]

    September 26, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  11. BFIT developing triathlon to new heights

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has recently hosted athlete and coaching development camps as part of the organisation’s commitment to improving the skills of the triathlon community. In collaboration with British Triathlon, the two intensive training camps were a first of their kind in the Caribbean, as well as for British Triathlon. Led […]

    July 26, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments

    Team Barbados believes a home game ups the ante for the CARIFTA games this weekend. Coach Mike Sims has high hopes for the hosts at the Triathlon Championships on 7th and 8th although many officials still unsure how the local cohort will adapt so soon. Darren Treasure, President of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes […]

    October 4, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Temporary road and lane closures during CARIFTA 2017

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has announced temporary lane and road closures will be in effect during the inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championships. The event, a first of its kind in Barbados, will be held at the Barbados Aquatic Centre and Gymnasium Complex in Wildey between 7th – 8th October. Every effort […]

    September 26, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Rio 2016 Olympiad may only see Barbadian Track & Field competing: Brazilian envoy pledges all will be ready next year

    With a slim hope in the triathlon field, it appears Track & Field is most likely the only sport where Barbadians will compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil. Barbados Olympic Association president Steve Stoute admitted to this serious fallback in Bajan prowess during a hand over of Barbados’ invitation to the […]

    August 14, 2015Featured, OlympicsNo comments