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Sports Centre To Host 100 Visiting Swimmers

Sports Centre To Host 100 Visiting Swimmers

The National Sports Centre [NSC] is preparing for a winter training camp of 100 visiting swimmers, which represents the largest contingent at the pool to utilise the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] sports tourism partnership which began two years ago. About 70 swimmers from Indiana University and 30 from Germantown Academy will train simultaneously... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Sharks Swim Winter Meet

Photos & Results: Sharks Swim Winter Meet

The Sharks Swim Club Winter Swim Meet took place at the BASA Pool, with two unofficial records set by rising star Sam Williamson. Williamson smashed the 11-12 Boy’s 100m Breaststroke record of 1:17.01 set by Keagan Wolley on December 6th 2016 during the Winter Age Group Championships. Williamson stopped the clock in a Personal Best time of 1:13.66. Williamson... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sharks Swim Winter Meet Results

Bermuda Sharks Swim Winter Meet Results

The Sharks Swim Club Winter Swim Meet took place at the BASA Pool, with two unofficial records set by rising star Sam Williamson. Williamson smashed the 11-12 Boy’s 100m Breaststroke record of 1:17.01 set by Keagan Wolley on December 6th 2016 during the Winter Age Group Championships. Williamson stopped the clock in a Personal Best time of 1:13.66. Williamson... Read more of this article

Fletcher Sets Three New Records At World Cup

Fletcher Sets Three New Records At World Cup

Bermudian swimmer Julian Fletcher recently competed at the FINA World Cup meets in Asia, making a very impressive showing which saw him set three new Bermuda records, and become the first Bermudian to swim in a World Cup final. The three national records broken included 50 BR – 28.65 [World Cup Singapore]; 50 BR -28.50 [World Cup Hong Kong]; and... Read more of this article

Swimming: Fletcher Sets New Bermuda Record

Swimming: Fletcher Sets New Bermuda Record

Bermudian Olympian Julian Fletcher competed in the 2016 FINA Short-Course World Cup Series in Singapore, setting a new national record in the process. Fletcher — competing in heat three of the 50m breaststroke — finished 5th with a time of 28.65 which saw him finish 13th overall, and set a new Bermuda National Record.He also competed in... Read more of this article

Club In Miami Appoint Lisa Blackburn As Coach

Club In Miami Appoint Lisa Blackburn As Coach

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn has joined the Gulliver Swim Club in Miami, Florida as a Senior Assistant Coach. The Club’s website said, “Lisa joins Gulliver from the South Florida Aquatic Club, where she was a professional swimmer.” “Prior to moving to South Florida, Lisa coached and held the position of Junior Group Coach... Read more of this article

Video/Results: Open Water Swimming Nationals

Video/Results: Open Water Swimming Nationals

The Bermuda National Open Water Championships took place on Sunday with swimmers taking to the waters at Clearwater Beach and Turtle Bay to participate in one of three races which consisted of a 5k, 1500m or 400m open water swim. Daniel Kunst won the 400m open water swim placing first with a time of 6:26. Harlan Watson-Brown came second in a time of... Read more of this article

Photos: Open Water Swimming Championships

Photos: Open Water Swimming Championships

The Bermuda National Open Water Championships took place this morning [Sept 25] with participants taking to the waters at Clearwater Beach and Turtle Bay. Three races were held of different lengths including the 5K, 1500M and the 400M open water swims. Erik Soria won the 5K open water swim with a time of 1:08:10. Ilya Cherapau placed second in a time... Read more of this article

North Carolina School Hires Roy-Allan Burch

North Carolina School Hires Roy-Allan Burch

Lake Norman Charter School has announced that it has hired Bermudian Roy-Allan Burch to serve as its swimming team’s head coach. Burch is one of Bermuda’s top swimmers, having set multiple Bermuda National Records and represented the island at two Olympic Games. Lake Norman Charter School — a 5th to 12th grade college preparatory charter... Read more of this article

US YMCA Group To “Swim To Bermuda & Back”

US YMCA Group To “Swim To Bermuda & Back”

A North Carolina YMCA group is using the island as its benchmark as individual and team participants “swim to Bermuda and back” by measuring laps in the distance of approximately 1,658 miles [2,668.3 km]. As part of their Fall Swim Challenge, the YMCA swimmers will measure their laps from September 12 through October 21, tracking their progress... Read more of this article

Rip Currents Close West End Of Horseshoe Bay

Rip Currents Close West End Of Horseshoe Bay

The western end of Horseshoe Bay Beach has been closed to swimmers this afternoon [August 28] due to dangerous rip currents. Department of Parks’ Lifeguard Service have posted signs at the western end of the beach that read “Do Not Enter Water” and “Warning: Dangerous Rip Currents”. Visitors to the beach are still able to enjoy... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Olympic Swimmers Return To Island

Bermuda’s Olympic Swimmers Return To Island

Bermuda’s Olympic swimmers Julian Fletcher and Rebecca Heyliger returned to the island earlier today after competing at the recent Games in Rio, with Junior Minister for Social Development and Sports Nandi Davis on hand to welcome them home. Heyliger finished sixth in her women’s 50m freestyle heats in a time of 26.54, competing against swimmers... Read more of this article

Blackburn Wins Four Gold Medals At US Masters

Blackburn Wins Four Gold Medals At US Masters

Bermudian swimmer Lisa Blackburn won four gold medals at the US Masters National Swimming Championships in Portland, Oregon, racing to victory in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 50 breaststroke, and 100 breaststroke. “This competition was a good way to stay in touch with the water during my offseason and to take a bit of a holiday at the... Read more of this article

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