Tag: Swimming

Round-The-Sound Swimathon On Oct 12th

Round-The-Sound Swimathon On Oct 12th

The 24th annual Round-the-Sound Swimathon is set to take place on October 12, 2014, bringing together swimming enthusiasts in order to take part in the event, which features distance categories including 10 km, 7.25 km, 4 km, 2 km, and 0.8 km. The plotted course will take swimmers in a general circle, with each distance category seeing swimmers start... Read more of this article

Washington Sets Another Age Group Record

Washington Sets Another Age Group Record

Jesse Washington took to the pool for the second time during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Washington set a new Bermuda Age Group Record in the 100m freestyle when he touched the wall 4th in Heat 1 clocking 53.89. Washington’s time saw him finish 34th overall. Related PostsJesse Washington Wins Heat In Nanjing, China Swimming... Read more of this article

Jesse Washington Wins Heat In Nanjing, China

Jesse Washington Wins Heat In Nanjing, China

Bermuda’s Jesse Washington took to the pool for the 100m Butterfly during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Washington set a new Bermuda Age Group Record when he touched the wall first in Heat 1 clocking 59.09. Washington out swam Lalanomen Andrianirina from Madagascar who clocked 1:03.26 and Harris Bandey from Pakistan who clocked... Read more of this article

Bermuda Master Swimmers Continue In Canada

Bermuda Master Swimmers Continue In Canada

Three Bermuda Masters swimmers competed in the last day of pool at events of the World Maters Swimming Championships in Montreal, Canada. Sandra Dallas, 75, was first off the blocks in the 75-79 50 metres backstroke. She turned in a time of 1:07.88 and finished in 15th place. Her goal had been to swim under the qualifying standards in all her events,... Read more of this article

New Swimming Long Course Meter Records

New Swimming Long Course Meter Records

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have updated their Long Course Meter Records after the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and the 2014 Canadian Age Group Championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 2014 Commonwealth Games – July 21st – July 28th , 2014 – Glasgow, Scotland Bermuda Open Age Group – Male Roy-Allan Burch... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Win Medals In Canada

Bermuda Swimmers Win Medals In Canada

The Bermuda Masters have had a string of impressive performances at the World Masters Swimming Championships in Canada, winning a host of medals as they compete against thousands of swimmers from over 70 countries. Bermuda swimmers have collected over ten medals; with 75 year old Sandra Dallas earning herself a place on the podium, both Lisa Blackburn... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers To Compete In Canada

Bermuda Swimmers To Compete In Canada

Bermuda will again be represented at the FINA Masters World Championships to be held in Montreal, Canada. This is the third time that Bermuda has participated as a team at the World Championships. This year, we will have the largest team with ten swimmers, four men and six women. There will be several thousand athletes, including many former Olympians,... Read more of this article

BASA Release Short Course Swimming Records

BASA Release Short Course Swimming Records

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have updated their Short Course Meter Records, following the Barry Hanson Open Meet, held at the BASA Pool. 11 and 12 Girls Emma Harvey now holds the 100m Butterfly Record after touching the wall in a time of 1:08.53, breaking her own record of 1:08.78 set on March 23rd, 2014 Boy’s 15 and 16 Jesse Washington... Read more of this article

New Swimming Long Course Records Set

New Swimming Long Course Records Set

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association released the updated Long Course Meter records after the XX Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships held July 3rd through 7th, 2014 in Wildey, Barbados. Jesse Washington broke the 15 and 16 Boys 100m Freestyle record clocking a time of 54.54, breaking Nicholas Thomson’s record of 55.02 set on July 12th, 2008,... Read more of this article

Videos: Athletes Return Home With Medals

Videos: Athletes Return Home With Medals

The American Airlines flight from Miami was tonight [July 8] loaded with swimmers and track and field athletes, all returning from overseas competitions this past weekend. The athletes were met at the LF Wade International Airport by Minister for Community, Culture and Sports Wayne Scott along with Junior Minister, Senator Alexis Swan.Bermuda swimmers... Read more of this article


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