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Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

The Bermuda Carifta Swimming Championship team arrived back home last night, being greeted at the airport by friends, family, Minister of Health & Seniors Jeanne Atherden and Shadow Minister for Sports Michael Weeks. The swimmers made an exceptional showing, winning an impressive tally of 39 medals, with 16 gold, 14 silver and 9 bronze. National... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimming Championships Conclude

Carifta Swimming Championships Conclude

The Carifta 2017 Swimming Championships came to an official end in Nassau, Bahamas, with Bermuda finishing the competition 7th overall with 404 points, and an impressive tally of 39 medals, with 16 gold, 14 silver and 9 bronze. Elan Daley finished as the top performer in the 11-12 Girls Age Group Division with 59 points, while Payton Zelkin was second... Read more of this article

Carifta: Bermuda Swimmers Win 39 Medals

Carifta: Bermuda Swimmers Win 39 Medals

Following the fourth day of competition at the Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas, Bermuda swimmers have racked up an impressive total of 39 medals, marking the most successful showing by the island in the Carifta Swimming Championships. Payton Zelkin won the 11-12 Girls 400 LC Meter Freestyle Gold Medal stopping the clock in a time of 4:43.68,... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimmers Win 28 Medals In Bahamas

Carifta Swimmers Win 28 Medals In Bahamas

Bermuda swimmers were back in action for the third day as the XXXII Carifta Swimming Championships continued at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in the Bahamas, with the team making an exceptional showing to win a total of 28 medals. Elan Daley won the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter IM Gold Medal with a time of 2:30.90, breaking her own record of 2:30.95... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Win 19 Carifta Medals

Bermuda Swimmers Win 19 Carifta Medals

Bermuda swimmers continue to impress at the 2017 Carifta Swimming Championships being held in the Bahamas, winning 19 medals so far in the competition. Payton Zelkin won the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Freestyle Gold Medal with a time of 2:12.77, which broke Elan Daley’s record time of 2:15.81 set back in January 2017 at the MAC Winter Invitational in... Read more of this article

8 Carifta Swimming Medals Won On First Day

8 Carifta Swimming Medals Won On First Day

The XXXII Carifta Swimming Championships 2017 are underway at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in the Bahamas with eight medals being won on day one. Payton Zelkin captured the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke silver medal when she touched the wall in a time of 2:56.35. Elan Daley finished 5th clocking 3:04.34. Sam Williamson won a gold medal... Read more of this article

Blackburn To Host Swimming Clinic On April 15

Blackburn To Host Swimming Clinic On April 15

On Saturday April 15th, “Ace Girls Bermuda” will be hosting a girls only swimming clinic featuring Pan American Games silver medalist and Masters World Record holder Lisa Blackburn, with Olympic diver Katura Horton-Perinchief to be a special guest. The event poster said, “Learn champion swimming techniques from professional swimmer and... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates Kappa Classic, Blackburn

Minister Congratulates Kappa Classic, Blackburn

Minister of Social Development and Sports Nandi Outerbridge recently congratulated both the organizers of the Kappa Classic and Lisa Blackburn on her Masters World Record. Minister Outerbridge said, “As Minister of Social Development and Sports, I want to congratulate the organizers and young athletes of the eighteenth annual Kappa Classic three-day... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn made a very impressive showing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Canada this weekend, breaking the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle.Racing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Toronto, Ontario, she shattered the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.24. Ms Blackburn... Read more of this article

Four Records Broken At Best Of Best Meet

Four Records Broken At Best Of Best Meet

The Best of the Best #3 Swim Meet was held at the BASA Pool, with the young swimmers putting on strong showings and breaking four records. Marleigh Howes established two new Girls 8 & Under Records. She touched the wall in a time of 1:20.85 during the 100m Freestyle breaking Elan Daley’s record time of 1:20.97 back on December 15th, 2013 in, Ontario,... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Best Of The Best Swim Meet

Photos & Results: Best Of The Best Swim Meet

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association hosted the 2nd Best of the Best Swimming Meet at the BASA Pool. Sam Williamson had a day to remember as he broke four Individual Records in the Boys 11-12 Age Group. Williamson broke the 11-12 Boys 100 SC Meter Freestyle record touching the wall in a time of 59.34. He then stopped the clock in a time of 1:12.25... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Carifta Swimming Team Announced

Bermuda’s Carifta Swimming Team Announced

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association has announced the island’s Carifta swimming team for 2017. At the conclusion of the selection process a team of 15 swimmers was selected to represent Bermuda at the 32nd Carifta Swimming Championships; the event will be held in Nassau, Bahamas from April 15th to 19th . The 15 swimmers include: 11-12 GirlsElan... Read more of this article

Best Of The Best Swimming Meet Results

Best Of The Best Swimming Meet Results

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association hosted the 1st Best of the Best Swim Meet at the BASA Pool, with multiple records broken. Marleigh Howes broke Elan Daley’s record in the Girls 8 & Under 200m Freestyle, she touched the wall in a time of 3:01.87 breaking the previous record of 3:02.15 set back on December 14th, 2013, in Ontario, Canada. Sam... Read more of this article