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CARIFTA splash

CARIFTA splash

Nine countries, and over one hundred athletes, will come together for the historic staging of the inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championship scheduled for this weekend at the Barbados Aquatic Center in Wildey, St Michael. During this morning’s media launch at the Barbados Olympic Association, president of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes, […]

Bajan swimmers finish sixth

Bajan swimmers finish sixth

Host country Trinidad & Tobago topped the Caribbean countries competing in the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships (CCCAN) that came to a close at the National Aquatic Centre on Sunday. The twin-island republic won a total of 50 medals that included 16 gold, 19 silver and 15 bronze medals and was among five countries […]

29 swimmers for championships

29 swimmers for championships

Thirteen female and 16 male swimmers will be representing Barbados at this year’s Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships in Trinidad and Tobago between June 22 and July 3. The swim team will be captained by Alex Sobers and Lani Cabrera in the pool, while the open water swim team is captained by Rebecca Lashley. […]

When sport saves lives

When sport saves lives

FINA, the International Swimming Federation, has recognized that almost four hundred people drown on a yearly basis and has taken steps to sensitize its member countries through an initiative called Swim for Life. This is according to National Sports Council swim coach, Adele Price, who recently returned home from Thailand where the course, the first […]

Holder dominant at Campus Games

Holder dominant at Campus Games

National record holder Zabrina Holder was unstoppable in the pool during the University of the West Indies Inter Campus Games at the Aquatic Centre, Wildey, Sunday. Holder, who had the pleasure of wearing Barbados’ national colours at previous CARIFTA Games, Youth Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games, was outstanding for University of the West Indies, Cave […]

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 […]

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