“Flora did it!” ~ Premier David Burt expressed the elation of all Bermuda at the news of Flora Duffy’s gold medal performance in Tokyo.
The Premier said, “Words almost cannot do justice to such an incredible effort from an incredible athlete. This remarkable achievement is a true testament to Flora’s unwavering commitment and genuine perseverance in training and preparation. Bermuda is bursting with pride and admiration for this humble champion.”
The Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets said, “ Bermuda’s sporting community is United in saluting this amazing Olympic victory. Every athlete must be inspired by what we saw in Tokyo today. Flora Duffy is a sporting giant and Bermuda could not be more proud of her and her success.”
And the Deputy Premier, the Hon. Walter Roban, JP, MP, added, “It is beyond words to finally witness Bermuda winning gold at the Olympics. Flora has made us all proud.”
The Premier said that all of Bermuda looks forward to celebrating Flora’s historical win as a Country upon her return home.