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Results: Carifta 2017 Swimming Championships

Results: Carifta 2017 Swimming Championships

11-12 Age Group Keilani Talma – Silver 200 Fly Aza Dunwoody – Bronze 200 Fly Zachary Taylor – Bronze 200 Breaststroke; Silver 100m Backstroke; Bronze 100m Breaststroke; Silver 200m Backstroke; Christopher Pollard – Bronze 100m Butterfly; Gold 200m Butterfly; Bronze 200m Backstroke   Zachary Taylor, Christopher Pollard, Kai Trotman and Omari Sealy – Silver 4 […]

Swimmers cop 39 medals

Swimmers cop 39 medals

A total of 39 medals comprised of 12 gold, 16 silver and 11 bronze was the final tally for Team Barbados in the pool at the end of four days of gruelling competition in the 32nd CARIFTA Swimming Championships at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Complex in the Bahamas last night.  In the first event of the […]

Titus, Dunwoody splash gold

Titus, Dunwoody splash gold

The first event to be contested on the third night of the 32nd CARIFTA Swimming Championships at the Betty Kelly Kenning Aquatic Centre, Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, was the 200m individual medley and repeating their gold medal performances from the previous night in the 400IM were Danielle Titus and Nkosi Dunwoody.  Titus faced a brief challenge […]

CARIFTA swimming medal count up to 20

CARIFTA swimming medal count up to 20

Team Barbados added another  12 medals to their haul from the opening night bringing the total to 20 at the end of the second day of competition. Following on from Day one, Hannah Gill would once again secure the first medal of the night for the team in another freestyle event, this time over the […]

Bajan swimmers do well in Antigua

Bajan swimmers do well in Antigua

Over the weekend a team from Saltwater Swimmers Barbados participated in the American University of Antigua’s Rorhman 1.5 km Open water swim held at Ffryes Bay, Antigua.  The swim is part of a memorial triathlon organised in memory of Jonathan Rohr, a former student of AUA and an accomplished triathlete who played a pivotal role […]

Water world

Water world

An exceptional year in the pool earned Olympians Alex Sobers and Lani Cabrera centre stage at the 2016 Barbados Amateur Swimming Association (BASA) Annual Awards Ceremony held Sunday evening at Raddison Aquatica. Sobers and Cabrera were the only two Barbadian swimmers to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games and as expected were named Most Outstanding Senior Male and Female Swimmers in the presence of Barbados […]

Dunwoody, Weekes put Alpha in charge

Dunwoody, Weekes put Alpha in charge

Nkosi Dunwoody and Ashley Weekes both made big splashes to put Alpha Swim Club on top the standings after day two of the National Short Course Championship on Wednesday night. Competing at the Aquatic Centre, both swimmers dominated the 13-14 age category, racing their way to three gold medals each. At the end of the […]

Yellow House rule in the pool!

Yellow House rule in the pool!

Yellow House splashed their way to victory and in the process dethroned Blue House when the Queen’s College Inter-house Swimming Championship was held Tuesday at the Barbados Aquatic Centre. Former champions Blue House with 409 points fell short by 24 points to Yellow House’s 433 while Red House with 291 were third. Orange House placed fourth […]

Lochte punished

Lochte punished

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Swimming have confirmed that swimmer Ryan Lochte has been given a ten month suspension for claiming to have been robbed at gunpoint during the Olympic Games. Lochte’s team-mates Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and James Feigen, who were all involved in the incident, have each been given four month […]

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