Tag: CARIFTA Games

Bermuda’s Swimmers Win Seven More Medals

Bermuda’s Swimmers Win Seven More Medals

A strong showing by Bermuda’s swimmers on the second day of the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba has seen the team’s medal tally increase to eleven, with seven medals won. Ashley Irby delivered Bermuda’s third gold medal, Jesse Washington added a bronze and a silver, Emma Harvey added two more silvers, Maddy Moore collected... Read more of this article

Photos: Day #2 CARIFTA Games Swimming

Photos: Day #2 CARIFTA Games Swimming

The CARIFTA Games swimming championships continued for the second day in Aruba, with several Bermuda competitors positioning themselves for an appearance in the finals. A  BASA spokesperson said, “The heats on day two started with the 200 freestyle with Ashley Irby and Alyssa Paynter. Alyssa had a good swim in her event but was not able to surpass... Read more of this article

St Kitts & Nevis To Host 2015 CARIFTA Games

St Kitts & Nevis To Host 2015 CARIFTA Games

St Kitts and Nevis have been chosen to host the 2015 CARIFTA Games, while the 2016 Games will be held in Grenada. Both islands have hosted the Games before, with St Kitts and Nevis last hosting in 2008, while Grenada last hosted in 2000. Grenada was chosen as host venue for the 2016 games, an interest which had also been expressed by Turks and Caicos... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimmers Win 2 Golds & 2 Silvers

CARIFTA Swimmers Win 2 Golds & 2 Silvers

Bermuda’s swimmers had an excellent opening day at the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba, capturing four medals, two of which were gold, and setting one new CARIFTA record. Both Emma Harvey and Jesse Washington won gold medals, while Harvey added another silver, as did the girls relay team. Emma Harvey won gold in the 50m backstroke,... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimming Now Underway In Aruba

CARIFTA Swimming Now Underway In Aruba

[Updated] The 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships is now underway in Aruba, with Bermuda’s swimmers taking to the pool for the first round of preliminaries this morning [Apr 22]. The team started off strong, with several swimmers setting new Personal Bests [PB], and Shannon Hassell, Emma Harvey, Ethan Daley and Jesse Washington all qualifying... Read more of this article

Bermuda Finish CARIFTA With Five Medals

Bermuda Finish CARIFTA With Five Medals

[Updated] Bermuda has ended the 2014 CARIFTA Games in Martinique with five medals, placing 9th on the overall medal table. Kyrah Scraders was the island’s top performer with two medals including a gold won a dramatic ‘come from behind’ style, while Sakari Famous [high jump], Jahnai Perinchief [high jump], and Dage Minors  [1500m]... Read more of this article

Video: Scraders Wins Gold CARIFTA Medal

Video: Scraders Wins Gold CARIFTA Medal

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s CARIFTA medal tally is now up to five, with Kyrah Scraders claiming her second medal and Bermuda’s first gold medal of these Games. Competing in the 800 finals this evening [Apr 21], Scraders outsprinted both the Jamaican competitors on the final stretch to cross the line in 2.10.68 to claim her first gold medal... Read more of this article

4th Medal For Bermuda, Perinchief Wins Silver

4th Medal For Bermuda, Perinchief Wins Silver

Bermuda’s CARIFTA medal tally is now up to four, with Jahnai Perinchief winning silver in the high jump this evening [Apr 20] in Martinique. Perinchief’s medal win follows after yesterday’s medal winning performances by Kyrah Scraders, Sakari Famous and Dage Minors, who claimed three medals for Bermuda during the first day of competition. Scraders... Read more of this article

Famous, Scraders, Minors Win CARIFTA Medals

Famous, Scraders, Minors Win CARIFTA Medals

[Updated: Bermuda wins three medals, with Kyrah Scraders, Sakari Famous and Dage Minors all delivering big performances to open Bermuda's medal tally.] The 2014 CARIFTA Games is underway in Martinique, with Bermuda’s team among the hundreds of athletes competing in the regional track and field competition. Bermuda’s 13-strong team consists... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s CARIFTA Swimming Team Named

Bermuda’s CARIFTA Swimming Team Named

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association has announced a 14 member team for the upcoming CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba. The team consists of Shannon Hassell, Madelyn Moore, Ashley Irby, Philip Hagen, Jesse Washington, Emma Harvey, Alex Pilgrim, Alyssa Paynter, Keagan Wooley, Brett Smith, Nicholas Brando, Jude Moseley, Ethan Daley and Isabelle... Read more of this article


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