Bermuda’s first Olympic Gold Medalist Flora Duffy has been recognized by “Her Majesty, The Queen’s, annual New Year’s Honors List.
Dame Flora Duffy DBE – for services to Sport in Bermuda
“Duffy is recognized for her exceptional contribution to sport in Bermuda over many years and for her outstanding achievements in Triathlon, which include becoming the first and only person to ever win an Olympic Gold Medal for a British Overseas Territory.
“Her achievements also made Bermuda the smallest country, in terms of population, to win a Gold Medal at a Summer Olympics. In addition to her Olympics win this year, Duffy also won the 2021 Xterra World Championship, the 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Abu Dhabi and the Groupe Copley 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series Montreal.