Three strike gold
Luis Sebastian Weekes ended the just concluded Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica on a high over the weekend.
Weekes emerged as the overall age-group champion among competitors age 11 to 12. Weekes took the gold medal in the 200m individual medley in a time of 2:24.70, to add to his bronze medal in the 50m fly in a time of 29.19. Both these times were new Barbados national records, as well as his earlier 1:15.62 in the 100m breaststroke.
Also striking gold on the fourth day of competition was Zabrina Holder. She got to the top of the podium in the 50m fly in a time of 29.48. The consistent Damon St. Prix also set a new national record when he won the 100m freestyle in a time of 58.08 seconds.
Sariyah Sherry also accredited herself well in the 100m freestyle clocking 1:0.35 to take the silver medal. Barbados finished seventh overall in the tournament.