Tag: Swimming

Jesse Washington’s New Records Confirmed

Jesse Washington’s New Records Confirmed

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have confirmed the new long course records set by Jesse Washington. During the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, Jesse Washington set two new boy’s 15 – 16 age group records. Washington set a new 100m freestyle record touching the wall in a time of 53.89, breaking his own record of 53.90 set on... Read more of this article

Warwick Dominates At Primary School Meet

Warwick Dominates At Primary School Meet

A total of thirteen schools participated in the Bermuda School Sports Federation’s Primary School Swim Meet at the National Sports Centre earlier this week. Warwick Academy dominated the day winning three of the four divisions. Warwick won the Girls B division by the slimmest of margins. They won with 79 points finishing one point ahead of BHS who... Read more of this article

Blackburn Relocates, Aims For 2016 Olympics

Blackburn Relocates, Aims For 2016 Olympics

Aiming to qualify for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Lisa Blackburn has decided to relocate to Ottawa, Ontario and to focus solely on her swim training for the next 2 years. Having resigned from her full time professional position, Ms. Blackburn is now able to focus 100% on all of the necessary pillars of her sport. Ms. Blackburn said, “I... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Saltus School Swimming Gala

Photos & Video: Saltus School Swimming Gala

Saltus held their Annual Secondary Department Inter-House Swim Meet yesterday [Sept 25], the first sports event of the academic year.With the swimmers being enthusiastically cheered on Darrell House just managed to maintain their grip on the Inter-House ‘Amos’ Cup, with victory in the final relay giving them the championship [151 points]. Saltus... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers To Compete In Mexico

Bermuda Swimmers To Compete In Mexico

The qualifying list of Bermuda’s swimmers that will take part in the Central American and Caribbean [CAC] Games in Veracruz, Mexico has been announced. The CAC Games will be held November 14th – 30th, with five Bermuda swimmers set to take to the blocks. Lisa Blackburn, will compete in the 100m breaststroke, while two-time Olympian Roy-Allan Burch... Read more of this article

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 Youth... 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


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