Tag: Swimming

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

Sports Minister Congratulates Junior Athletes

Sports Minister Congratulates Junior Athletes

Bermuda swimmers and track and field athletes have shined very brightly in Mexico and Barbados winning gold, silver and bronze medals. Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, Wayne Scott today [July 7] extended congratulations to the junior track and field and swim teams for their performances at the Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships... Read more of this article

Seven More Medals At CISC Championships

Seven More Medals At CISC Championships

Bermuda’s swimmers have racked up another seven medals while taking part in the 20th Caribbean Island Swimming Championships on Saturday [July 5] in Barbados. Day three of competition saw Rebecca Heyliger capture a silver medal during the Girls 18 & Over 50m Freestyle final clocking a time of 27.00 while Lisa Blackburn won the bronze medal... Read more of this article

Swimmers Medal At CISC 2014 Championships

Swimmers Medal At CISC 2014 Championships

The 20th Caribbean Island Swimming Championships continued on Friday [July 4] in Barbados with our Bermuda team racking up eight medals in the first two days of competition. Shannon Hassell and Julian Fletcher both won gold medals on day one of the championships with Lisa Blackburn and Ethan Daley each capturing bronze. Hassell captured gold during... Read more of this article

10 Underwater Action Shots Of Roy Allan Burch

10 Underwater Action Shots Of Roy Allan Burch

Two-time Olympian Roy Allan Burch [@roy_burch] is fast building a dedicated following on Instagram, with his series of unique underwater action shots amassing thousands of “likes” on the photo sharing network. The most popular photo from the swimmer — who is hoping to represent the island again at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro... Read more of this article

Video: Local Diving Promoted By Olympians

Video: Local Diving Promoted By Olympians

Three prominent members of the diving community are working to promote the sport in Bermuda, with diving coach Terry Faulkenberry, American Olympic medalist Scott Donie and Bermuda Olympic diver Katura Horton Perinchief, speaking at the National Aquatics Centre about the many benefits of sport diving. Helping to increase the opportunities for young... Read more of this article

Emma Harvey Wins Two Medals In Scotland

Emma Harvey Wins Two Medals In Scotland

Bermuda’s Emma Harvey is competing in the Scottish National Age Group Swimming Championships in the Aberdeen Sports Village in Scotland, where the young swimmer has claimed two medals. Harvey finished 3rd in the 10-12 Girls 100m freestyle final picking up a bronze medal with a time of 1:02.69, and also won a silver medal in the 10-12 Girls 200m... Read more of this article


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