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Photos: BASA’s Best of Best Swimming Meet

Photos: BASA’s Best of Best Swimming Meet

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association hosted the Best of Best Meet and a Development Meet at the BASA Pool, and although the conditions started out unfavourably for the swimmers, things heated up once the competition got underway. Elan Daley set three records on the day, set a new Girls 10 & Under 200 SC Meter Breaststroke record clocking a... Read more of this article

Best Of Best & Development Swim Meet Results

Best Of Best & Development Swim Meet Results

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association hosted the Best of Best Meet and a Development Meet at the BASA Pool, and although the conditions started out unfavourably for the swimmers, things heated up once the competition got underway. Elan Daley set three records on the day, set a new Girls 10 & Under 200 SC Meter Breaststroke record clocking a winning... Read more of this article

Photos: Danish Swim Team Arrive In Bermuda

Photos: Danish Swim Team Arrive In Bermuda

The Danish National Swim Team is currently in Bermuda for training as they prepare for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, with eight of the country’s top swimmers attending. Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Community, Culture & Sports Patricia Gordon Pamplin, and Bermuda Tourism Authority Chief Product & Experience Officer... Read more of this article

Roy Allan Burch On Cover Of German Magazine

Roy Allan Burch On Cover Of German Magazine

Roy Allan Burch has been featured on the cover of a German magazine, with Swim showcasing the Bermudian swimmer on the cover of their February/March 2016 issue.Burch — who holds multiple Bermuda National Records and has represented the island at two Olympic Games — was also recently featured in the Charlotte Observer, who ran a feature... Read more of this article

BASA Update Short Course Swimming Records

BASA Update Short Course Swimming Records

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have updated their current Short Course Meter Records following the Harbor Amateur Swim Club Club Championships at the National Sports Center Pool and the Ontario Winter Championships held at the Etobicoke Olympium in Ontario, Canada. Harbor Amateur Swim Club Club Championships – December 13th, 2015 @ National... Read more of this article

Swimming: BASA Update Short Course Records

Swimming: BASA Update Short Course Records

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association [BASA] have updated their short course meter records, following on the completion of the Mailboxes Unlimited Winter Age Group Championships at the BASA Pool and the Mega City Invitational Meet at the Etobicoke Olympium in Toronto, Canada, which saw strong swimming from a number of competitiors In boys 11 and... Read more of this article

Forbes Features Swimmer Roy Allan Burch

Forbes Features Swimmer Roy Allan Burch

Forbes has featured Bermudian swimmer Roy-Allan Burch in an article highlighting the “Time Management Secrets Of 13 Olympic Athletes.” Kevin Kruse writes, “How do Olympic athletes maintain their focus, discipline and energy? How do the unsponsored athletes juggle their rigorous training with their “day job” and family obligations?... Read more of this article

Awbury To Sponsor Swimmer Rebecca Heyliger

Awbury To Sponsor Swimmer Rebecca Heyliger

Awbury Insurance Ltd. will be sponsoring swimmer Rebecca Heyliger in her quest to represent Bermuda in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games being held in Rio de Janeiro. The announcement said, “Awbury Insurance Ltd. proudly announces exclusive support and sponsorship of Bermuda native Rebecca Heyliger in her quest to represent Bermuda in the 2016 Summer... Read more of this article

Denmark Swimming Team To Train In Bermuda

Denmark Swimming Team To Train In Bermuda

The Danish National Swim Team has confirmed that they will be in Bermuda for training this winter as they prepare for the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. “It’s great to have the opportunity to come to Bermuda,” said Denmark’s Head Swimming Coach Nick Juba. “We are looking forward to it very much.” “The team’s training... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Sets New Masters World Record

Lisa Blackburn Sets New Masters World Record

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn put on a tremendous showing at the 2015 Rowdy Gaines Classic in Florida, shattering the Masters World Record with a time of 1:04.19. Her time — which is also a new Bermuda record — broke the previous record of 1:04.25 set by American Olympic medalist Susan Von Der Lippe back in 2008. Ms Blackburn was competing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Get BOA Elite Promotions

Bermuda Swimmers Get BOA Elite Promotions

Bermudian swimmer Julian Fletcher has been promoted in the Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] elite athlete program, while Jesse Washington has joined the elite athlete program. National Swim Coach Ben Smith said, “As we start our 2015/ 2016 season we are excited to be able to announce that Julian Fletcher has been promoted from level B to level... Read more of this article

BASA Open Water Swimming Championships

BASA Open Water Swimming Championships

Teenager Emma Harvey continued her Open Water dominance when she won the 2015 Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association 5K Open Water Swimming Championships this weekend. Harvey put on a strong showing crossing the line in a time of 1:10:53, while Erik Soria was the Male Champion after finishing second clocking a time of 1:10:54. Jesse Washington and Ashley... Read more of this article

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