The Bahamas Triathlon Association (BTA) was formed in the 1980's and has been dormant for a number of years. It became active again since 2015 and from that time we focused on the development of the sports in the country. We want to expose the World to our triathlons and our Triathletes to the world. There are currently between six and eight events a year throughout The Bahamas.
The association is open to all ages regardless of experience, background or ability. We are an inclusive and welcoming, supporting beginners through their first triathlon alongside more experienced athletes - many members have gone onto represent the Bahamas in international age group races, IronMan, Caribbean and CARIFTA Championships.
Silver Medalist - Time Trial and Road Race
Parade of Athletes for the 2022 Ironman 70.3 World Championships. JULIE SALAS representing the Bahamas.
ROACH happy with triathlon team’s performance
BTA looking to improve for next year
The 5th CARIFTA Triathlon and Aquathlon is in the books and the Bahamas Triathlon Association’s president, Dorian Roach was happy with Team Bahamas’ performance, which was the best The Bahamas ever did.
The championship was held at Goodman’s Bay in New Providence this past weekend.
“We performed the best we ever have,” Roach said. “We’re hoping that we got in the top three and we did. We got six medals. Our previous best was four medals. We got our first ever gold medal. We’re really happy about that. It’s definitely our best performance ever and we’re happy and we’re very proud of our team.”
The Bahamas was able to secure the third-place finish and secure one gold, three silver and two bronze. Barbados was the overall winner, while Bermuda was second.
The NASSAU GUARDIAN
Simba French, August 30, 2023