Tag: Swimming

New Short Course Swim Records Confirmed

New Short Course Swim Records Confirmed

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have updated their Short Course Meter Records following the 2014 Burlington Open and the Millfield & Taunton Super Series. 2014 Burlington Open – Burlington, Ontario, Canada Boys 8 & Under Elijah Daley set a new 100m Breaststroke record touching the wall in a time of 1:48.59, breaking the record... Read more of this article

Roy Allan Burch Sets National Record In Mexico

Roy Allan Burch Sets National Record In Mexico

Bermuda’s Roy-Allan Burch set a new Bermuda record during the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games now taking place in Mexico, becoming the first Bermudian swimmer to drop under 25 seconds in the 50m butterfly. The record came as Burch was competing in the preliminaries of the men’s 50m butterfly, with the two-time Olympian touching the... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: BASA Winter Swim Meet

Photos & Results: BASA Winter Swim Meet

The Harbour Swim Club recently hosted the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association’s Winter Swim Meet at the BASA Pool. Lindsay Scherer won the 10 & Under Girls 100m Freestyle touching the wall with a Personal Best time of 1:28:13, while Jaedyn Judd finished second clocking 1:32:95 and Chloe Castree finished third recording a time of 1:39.71. Megan... Read more of this article

Burch & Blackburn Advance To Finals In Mexico

Burch & Blackburn Advance To Finals In Mexico

Two Bermuda swimmers have advanced to the finals of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mexico, with both Lisa Blackburn and Roy Allan Burch qualifying during today’s [Nov 15] heats. During the Men’s 100m Freestyle Heat 2, Burch clocked a time of 52.00 finishing 4th, which earned him a spot in the finals with the 8th fastest... Read more of this article

Fletcher To Carry Bermuda’s Flag In Mexico

Fletcher To Carry Bermuda’s Flag In Mexico

The 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games will get underway in Veracruz, Mexico this evening [Nov 14], with swimmer Julian Fletcher set to carry the Bermuda flag during the Opening Ceremony. The regional Games will see athletes from a host of nations competing including: Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Colombia,... Read more of this article

Jesse Washington’s New Records Confirmed

Jesse Washington’s New Records Confirmed

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have confirmed the new long course records set by Jesse Washington. During the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, Jesse Washington set two new boy’s 15 – 16 age group records. Washington set a new 100m freestyle record touching the wall in a time of 53.89, breaking his own record of 53.90 set on... Read more of this article

Warwick Dominates At Primary School Meet

Warwick Dominates At Primary School Meet

A total of thirteen schools participated in the Bermuda School Sports Federation’s Primary School Swim Meet at the National Sports Centre earlier this week. Warwick Academy dominated the day winning three of the four divisions. Warwick won the Girls B division by the slimmest of margins. They won with 79 points finishing one point ahead of BHS who... Read more of this article

Blackburn Relocates, Aims For 2016 Olympics

Blackburn Relocates, Aims For 2016 Olympics

Aiming to qualify for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Lisa Blackburn has decided to relocate to Ottawa, Ontario and to focus solely on her swim training for the next 2 years. Having resigned from her full time professional position, Ms. Blackburn is now able to focus 100% on all of the necessary pillars of her sport. Ms. Blackburn said, “I... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Saltus School Swimming Gala

Photos & Video: Saltus School Swimming Gala

Saltus held their Annual Secondary Department Inter-House Swim Meet yesterday [Sept 25], the first sports event of the academic year.With the swimmers being enthusiastically cheered on Darrell House just managed to maintain their grip on the Inter-House ‘Amos’ Cup, with victory in the final relay giving them the championship [151 points]. Saltus... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers To Compete In Mexico

Bermuda Swimmers To Compete In Mexico

The qualifying list of Bermuda’s swimmers that will take part in the Central American and Caribbean [CAC] Games in Veracruz, Mexico has been announced. The CAC Games will be held November 14th – 30th, with five Bermuda swimmers set to take to the blocks. Lisa Blackburn, will compete in the 100m breaststroke, while two-time Olympian Roy-Allan Burch... Read more of this article


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