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BOA Mark International Olympic Day On Friday

BOA Mark International Olympic Day On Friday

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] will mark international Olympic Day on Friday, 23 June 2017 with a special swimming event at the Aquatics Facility at the National Sports Centre. Ben Smith, Aquatics Manager and National Coach of the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association will host 32 young swimmers at the National Pool who will learn new skills,... Read more of this article

Photos: Sharks Swim Another “Amazing Year”

Photos: Sharks Swim Another “Amazing Year”

The 2016/17 season has proven to be the Sharks Swim Club’s “most successful to date,” with the club’s members earning a number of accolades. A spokesperson said, “Sharks was well represented in the recent medal haul at CARIFTA where Bermuda won 39 medals, of which Sharks swimmers won 25. “In addition 11 of the 15... Read more of this article

Bermuda CCCAN Swimming Team Announced

Bermuda CCCAN Swimming Team Announced

The 2017 Central American and Caribbean Swimming Confederation Championships [CCCAN] will be held in Trinidad from June 28th to July 2nd, and Bermuda has selected a team of 16 swimmers to compete at the Championships. The 15 swimmers that brought back 39 medals from Carifta in Bahamas this year are all members of the CCCAN team, along with Shannon Hassell... Read more of this article

Local Swimmers Win 19 Medals In Florida

Local Swimmers Win 19 Medals In Florida

Over 20 swimmers from Bermuda’s Harbour Swim Club attended the 2017 T2 Aquatics Norris Foundation Long Course Meet in Naples, Florida this past weekend, with numerous top place finishes, 19 medals won, and swimmers achieving impressive personal best times in events across the board. A spokesperson said ,”Gold was obtained in the girl’s 10... Read more of this article

Harbour Swim Club Partners With Dellwood

Harbour Swim Club Partners With Dellwood

Harbour Swim Club, the largest and oldest swim club in Bermuda, has formed a new partnership with Dellwood Middle School to promote swimming in the community and to give new swimmers the chance to train in a club environment. Through the creation of a bursary scheme, Harbour is working alongside Dellwood Middle School teacher, Bryce Williams, to identify... Read more of this article

Results: Schroders Long Course Swimming

Results: Schroders Long Course Swimming

The Bermuda Amatuer Swimming Association’s Schroders Spring Long Course Championships Finals took place at the National Sports Center. During the Boys 15 & Over 50 Meter Butterfly A Final Jesse Washington clocked a winning time of 25.97, which broke his record time of 26.16 set back on March 23rd, 2016 during the XXXI Carifta Swimming Championships... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

Bermuda Carifta Swimmers Return Home

The Bermuda Carifta Swimming Championship team arrived back home last night, being greeted at the airport by friends, family, Minister of Health & Seniors Jeanne Atherden and Shadow Minister for Sports Michael Weeks. The swimmers made an exceptional showing, winning an impressive tally of 39 medals, with 16 gold, 14 silver and 9 bronze. National... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimming Championships Conclude

Carifta Swimming Championships Conclude

The Carifta 2017 Swimming Championships came to an official end in Nassau, Bahamas, with Bermuda finishing the competition 7th overall with 404 points, and an impressive tally of 39 medals, with 16 gold, 14 silver and 9 bronze. Elan Daley finished as the top performer in the 11-12 Girls Age Group Division with 59 points, while Payton Zelkin was second... Read more of this article

Carifta: Bermuda Swimmers Win 39 Medals

Carifta: Bermuda Swimmers Win 39 Medals

Following the fourth day of competition at the Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas, Bermuda swimmers have racked up an impressive total of 39 medals, marking the most successful showing by the island in the Carifta Swimming Championships. Payton Zelkin won the 11-12 Girls 400 LC Meter Freestyle Gold Medal stopping the clock in a time of 4:43.68,... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimmers Win 28 Medals In Bahamas

Carifta Swimmers Win 28 Medals In Bahamas

Bermuda swimmers were back in action for the third day as the XXXII Carifta Swimming Championships continued at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in the Bahamas, with the team making an exceptional showing to win a total of 28 medals. Elan Daley won the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter IM Gold Medal with a time of 2:30.90, breaking her own record of 2:30.95... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Win 19 Carifta Medals

Bermuda Swimmers Win 19 Carifta Medals

Bermuda swimmers continue to impress at the 2017 Carifta Swimming Championships being held in the Bahamas, winning 19 medals so far in the competition. Payton Zelkin won the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Freestyle Gold Medal with a time of 2:12.77, which broke Elan Daley’s record time of 2:15.81 set back in January 2017 at the MAC Winter Invitational in... Read more of this article

8 Carifta Swimming Medals Won On First Day

8 Carifta Swimming Medals Won On First Day

The XXXII Carifta Swimming Championships 2017 are underway at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in the Bahamas with eight medals being won on day one. Payton Zelkin captured the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke silver medal when she touched the wall in a time of 2:56.35. Elan Daley finished 5th clocking 3:04.34. Sam Williamson won a gold medal... Read more of this article

Blackburn To Host Swimming Clinic On April 15

Blackburn To Host Swimming Clinic On April 15

On Saturday April 15th, “Ace Girls Bermuda” will be hosting a girls only swimming clinic featuring Pan American Games silver medalist and Masters World Record holder Lisa Blackburn, with Olympic diver Katura Horton-Perinchief to be a special guest. The event poster said, “Learn champion swimming techniques from professional swimmer and... Read more of this article