Tag: Swimming

Winter Age Group Championships Kicks Off

Winter Age Group Championships Kicks Off

The first day of the 2014 Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association’s Mailboxes Unlimited Winter Age Group Championships got underway last night [Dec 5], with several Personnel Best [PB] set on the first night of action. Jessica Bruton won the Girls 10 & Under 100 Short Course Meter Freestyle race touching the wall in a PB time of 1:11.64, Taylor... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Winter Swimming Championships

Upcoming: Winter Swimming Championships

The Mailboxes Limited Winter Age Group Championships will take place this weekend and is the first championship level meet for the new season. The meet will be held on Friday evening [Dec 5] from 6 – 7:15pm, Saturday morning from 8:30 – 10:30am and Sunday morning from 8:30 to 10:30am. A spokesperson said, “Most of the swimmers have... Read more of this article

Roy Allan Burch Featured On Catalog Cover

Roy Allan Burch Featured On Catalog Cover

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products, is featuring Bermuda’s Roy Allan Burch on the cover of the official 2015 Product Catalog. Burch first joined Team FINIS in May of 2013. Since then, he has continued to excel, and now lives in North Carolina and trains under renowned coach Dave Marsh among some of the world’s most elite... Read more of this article

New Bermuda Swimming Records Set In Qatar

New Bermuda Swimming Records Set In Qatar

The FINA World Swimming Championships continue in Qatar, and the Bermuda records continue to tumble. Coach Richard Goodwin said, “In the 50 meter butterfly event, Roy-Allan Burch swam to a new Bermuda record of 0:24.26, slicing 7/10ths of a second off his previous record of 0:24.98 set in 2012 in Bermuda. In heat 5 of a total of 15, Burch was... Read more of this article

FINA World Short Course Championships Day 2

FINA World Short Course Championships Day 2

The 16th annual Short Course World Swimming Championships continues in Doha, Qatar, and the Bermudian Delegation is being led by two-time Olympian Roy-Allan Burch and Julian Fletcher at the Senior level and Richard Goodwin is attending as coach. Coach Goodwin said, “On the second day of competition here in Doha, Qatar at the FINA World Short... Read more of this article

Fletcher Sets New Bermuda Record In Qatar

Fletcher Sets New Bermuda Record In Qatar

On the first day of competition in Doha, Qatar at the 12th FINA Short Course World Swimming Championships, Julian Fletcher swam to a new Bermuda Record in the 100 meter breaststroke. Clipping over a second off of the previous record held by Chris Flook set back in 1992; Fletcher looked strong throughout his swim, finishing in a time of 1:02.04.Having... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimming Delegation In Doha, Qatar

Bermuda Swimming Delegation In Doha, Qatar

This week marks the 16th annual Short Course World Swimming Championships in Doha, Qatar, and the Bermudian Delegation is being led by two-time Olympian Roy-Allan Burch and Julian Fletcher at the Senior level and Richard Goodwin is attending as coach. Mr Goodwin said, “It is incredible to see our athletes perform at such a high level. With the... Read more of this article

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


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