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Hamilton, Bermuda–—26 January 2018: The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) today officially announced the team that will represent Bermuda at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea. The XXIII Olympic Winter Games are the eighth Winter Olympics in which Bermuda will participate.

Bermudian cross-country skier, Tucker Murphy, 36, will compete in the Men’s 15K Free Individual Start cross-country ski event.

The PyeongChang Games will be Mr. Murphy’s third Olympics. He also competed for Bermuda in the Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014 Winter Games.

Mr. Murphy will be accompanied by his Coach, Pepa Miloucheva, and Assistant Coach/Waxer Jeff Shaw, as well as Chef de Mission Lawrence (Mike) Murphy, and Sean Field-Lament who will be representing the Executive Board of the BOA, joining executive delegates from 206 other National Olympic Committees.

 

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will be held for 17 days from 9 to 25 February 2018 in PyeongChang County, Gangwon Province, the Republic of Korea (South Korea). Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be held in PyeongChang , as will most snow sports, whilst alpine speed events will take place in Jeongseon, and ice sports will be hosted in Gangneung.

An Olympic Games was last held in South Korea 30 years ago when the Summer Games were held in Seoul in 1988.

Judy Simons, BOA President said, “The BOA congratulates Tucker on his upcoming participation in his third Olympic Games; an impressive achievement for any athlete. We are proud to have him represent Bermuda and we wish him the very best in competition.”

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