Carifta Swimmers Win 28 Medals In Bahamas

April 18, 2017

Bermuda swimmers were back in action for the third day as the XXXII Carifta Swimming Championships continued at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in the Bahamas, with the team making an exceptional showing to win a total of 28 medals.

Elan Daley won the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter IM Gold Medal with a time of 2:30.90, breaking her own record of 2:30.95 she set back on July 31st 2016 during the Canadian Age Group Championships in Alberta, Canada, while Payton Zelkin won the Silver Medal clocking a time of 2:32.18.

Sam Williamson won the 11-12 Boys 200 LC Meter IM Gold Medal with a time of 2:25.27, smashing the record of 2:33.74 he set on January 14th 2017 at the BASA LC Qualifying Meet.

Elan Daley won the 11-12 Girls 50 LC Meter Breaststroke Gold Medal touching the wall in a time of 36.12, while Payton Zelkin finished 8th with a time of 38.93.

Sam Williamson won the 11-12 Boys 50 LC Meter Breaststroke Gold Medal with a record breaking time of 32.42, breaking his own record of 33.96 set back on December 10th 2016 during the Sharks Winter Meet at the N.S.C., Bermuda

Elan Daley clocked a time of 1:00.58 on her way to winning the 11-12 Girls 100 LC Meter Freestyle Gold Medal, breaking her own record of 1:01.06, she set back on April 24th 2016 during the MAC Invitational in Ontario, Canada, while Payton Zelkin won the Bronze Medal with a time of 1:01.83.

Logan Watson Brown won the Bronze Medal competing in the 13-14 Girls 100 LC Meter Freestyle touching the wall in a time of 59.77, and during the 15-17 Girls 100 LC Meter Freestyle Madelyn Moore finished sixth with a time of 59.67.

Jesse Washington captured the Gold Medal in the 15-17 Boys 100 LC Meter Freestyle touching the wall in a time of 52.40, breaking his own record of 52.49, set back on March 24th 2016 during the XXXI Carifta Swimming Championships in Martinique.

Taylor White finished the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Butterfly 5th with a time of 2:45.75.

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