Tag: CARIFTA Games

Video: CARIFTA Athletes Receive Certificates

Video: CARIFTA Athletes Receive Certificates

Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Wayne Scott met with the 2014 CARIFTA athletes today [May 1], and presented them with certificates and congratulated them for their outstanding performances in Aruba and Martinique. Minister Scott said, “On behalf of the Ministry of Community, Culture and Sports and the Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation,... Read more of this article

Video: CARIFTA Team Return With 22 Medals

Video: CARIFTA Team Return With 22 Medals

[Updated] Bermuda’s swimmers have concluded competing at the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba, and are set to return home with an impressive 22 medals. Bermuda captured 7 gold medals, 11 silver medals and 4 bronze medals along with two CARIFTA records. In addition, Emma Harvey was the age group champion in the 11-12 girls category,... Read more of this article

Day Four Of CARIFTA Swimming Championships

Day Four Of CARIFTA Swimming Championships

Day four of the CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba saw preliminary heats takes place this morning [Apr 25], with several members of the Bermuda team positioning themselves for a showing in the finals. A spokesperson said, “On the final day of competition at the pool, it would be easy to lie back after the results of the first three days,... Read more of this article

Video: CARIFTA Track & Field Team Returns

Video: CARIFTA Track & Field Team Returns

Bermuda’s medal-winning track & field team returned home this evening [Apr 24] following a successful showing at the 2014 CARIFTA Games in Martinique. The team was greeted by Senator Alexis Swan, as well as their friends and family who cheered them as they walked out of the airport. Bermuda won five medals in total, placing 9th on the overall... Read more of this article

Swimmers Capture Five More CARIFTA Medals

Swimmers Capture Five More CARIFTA Medals

Ashley Irby, Maddy Moore, Jesse Washington and Emma Harvey continued their medal winning form, capturing five more medals at the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba today [Apr 24]. A BASA spokesperson said, “After the morning we were well placed with 6 finals and the team was hungry to surpass our best CARIFTA result ever. First up was... Read more of this article

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


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