Tag: Swimming

Swimmers Capture Five More CARIFTA Medals

Swimmers Capture Five More CARIFTA Medals

Ashley Irby, Maddy Moore, Jesse Washington and Emma Harvey continued their medal winning form, capturing five more medals at the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba today [Apr 24]. A BASA spokesperson said, “After the morning we were well placed with 6 finals and the team was hungry to surpass our best CARIFTA result ever. First up was... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Swimmers Win Seven More Medals

Bermuda’s Swimmers Win Seven More Medals

A strong showing by Bermuda’s swimmers on the second day of the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba has seen the team’s medal tally increase to eleven, with seven medals won. Ashley Irby delivered Bermuda’s third gold medal, Jesse Washington added a bronze and a silver, Emma Harvey added two more silvers, Maddy Moore collected... Read more of this article

Photos: Day #2 CARIFTA Games Swimming

Photos: Day #2 CARIFTA Games Swimming

The CARIFTA Games swimming championships continued for the second day in Aruba, with several Bermuda competitors positioning themselves for an appearance in the finals. A  BASA spokesperson said, “The heats on day two started with the 200 freestyle with Ashley Irby and Alyssa Paynter. Alyssa had a good swim in her event but was not able to surpass... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimmers Win 2 Golds & 2 Silvers

CARIFTA Swimmers Win 2 Golds & 2 Silvers

Bermuda’s swimmers had an excellent opening day at the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba, capturing four medals, two of which were gold, and setting one new CARIFTA record. Both Emma Harvey and Jesse Washington won gold medals, while Harvey added another silver, as did the girls relay team. Emma Harvey won gold in the 50m backstroke,... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimming Now Underway In Aruba

CARIFTA Swimming Now Underway In Aruba

[Updated] The 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships is now underway in Aruba, with Bermuda’s swimmers taking to the pool for the first round of preliminaries this morning [Apr 22]. The team started off strong, with several swimmers setting new Personal Bests [PB], and Shannon Hassell, Emma Harvey, Ethan Daley and Jesse Washington all qualifying... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimmers Holding Car Wash Today

CARIFTA Swimmers Holding Car Wash Today

The 14 strong CARIFTA swim team are holding a car wash today [Apr 5]. The event being held at the Shelly Bay Market Place parking lot from 10.30am – 4.30pm, and will help fund the team’s travel costs to Aruba.The CARIFTA Swimming Championships will be held in Aruba from April 22nd to 25th with the open water swim on April 26th. The team... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s CARIFTA Swimming Team Named

Bermuda’s CARIFTA Swimming Team Named

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association has announced a 14 member team for the upcoming CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba. The team consists of Shannon Hassell, Madelyn Moore, Ashley Irby, Philip Hagen, Jesse Washington, Emma Harvey, Alex Pilgrim, Alyssa Paynter, Keagan Wooley, Brett Smith, Nicholas Brando, Jude Moseley, Ethan Daley and Isabelle... Read more of this article

Local Olympian Burch Gives Back To Community

Local Olympian Burch Gives Back To Community

After Roy-Allan Burch was able to give the crowd at the BASA pool a show last weekend with his two national records, he followed that up with a busy schedule intended to help him to encourage others to achieve success with their dreams and aspirations. In wanting to give back to the community that has given him so much, his aim this past week was to... Read more of this article

24 New Records Set At Swim Championships

24 New Records Set At Swim Championships

The Schroders Spring Swimming Championships were held this past weekend, with over 20 records falling as some of the island’s best swimmers hit the pool. Speaking after the meet, Coach Richard Goodwin said “From a National perspective having this level of results at this point in the season can only build confidence in what the Bermuda program... Read more of this article

Day #1 Results: Spring Swim Championships

Day #1 Results: Spring Swim Championships

Day One of the Schroders Spring Age Group Championships took place last night [Mar 21], with the island’s swimmers hitting the pool for the first day of competition. A record was erased during the 11 – 12 Girls 800m Freestyle as Ashley Irby dropped 17 seconds off Nicole Yearwood’s record from 2004 when she touch the wall in a time of 10:14.77.... Read more of this article


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