OLYMPICS – Cabrera eliminated from women’s 400m freestyle

Barbados’ Lani Cabrera posted a time of 4:28:95 to place sixth in Heat One and 30th overall in the women’s 400m freestyle in Rio today.

The other Caribbean swimmer, Joanna Evans of the Bahamas, finished in 4:07.60 14, to place second behind Japan’s Chihiro Igarashi who finished in 4:07:52

Neither Cabrera nor Evans qualified for the semi-final.

Lani Cabrera
Lani Cabrera

Meanwhile Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson is through to the semi-final of the women’s 100m breaststroke.

Atkinson finished second in Heat Five in 1:06.72 minutes.

However her compatriot, Timothy Wynter, failed to advance in the 100m backstroke, despite stopping the clock at 57.20 seconds to finish second in Heat One.

8 Responses to OLYMPICS – Cabrera eliminated from women’s 400m freestyle

  1. Pat Wilson
    Pat Wilson August 7, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    Great effort! Girl, we’re proud of you! Have a shot of Mount Gay!

  2. Cherylann Bourne-Hayes
    Cherylann Bourne-Hayes August 7, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    Based on the title you would think that she never participated.
    How about she placed 6th in the semis. Or something like that.

  3. Arthur Collymore
    Arthur Collymore August 7, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    She gave of her best.

  4. Camilla Greaves
    Camilla Greaves August 7, 2016 at 4:19 pm


  5. Ras Small
    Ras Small August 7, 2016 at 4:51 pm


  6. Ann Batey
    Ann Batey August 7, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    Well done young lady, am proud of you and you should be proud too x

  7. Maria Kirton
    Maria Kirton August 7, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    Proud of your effort. Thank you

  8. Shelly Ross
    Shelly Ross August 8, 2016 at 10:22 am

    The title of this article does not give justice to the hard work that this athlete has put in to get to the Olympics. Maybe we should show a little more pride in our youth.

    Well done Lani, we are proud of you…your journey was long and tough but you never gave up…..just keep going!


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