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Photos: Bermuda 3rd Best Of Best Swim Meet

Photos: Bermuda 3rd Best Of Best Swim Meet

The Bermuda 3rd Best of Best 2016 Swim Meet took place at the BASA Pool, with two records broken. Sam Williamson from Sharks Swim Club set a new record in the 11-12 Boys 50m Breaststroke. He lowered the record of Keagan Woolley set in December 2015 from 35.35 to 34.56. Madelyn Moore from Sharks Swim Club broke her own record in the 50m Backstroke, Moore... Read more of this article

2016 Bermuda International Aquathon Results

2016 Bermuda International Aquathon Results

Tyler Smith and Ashley Estwanik won the 2016 Bermuda International Aquathon, which was held this weekend at Clearwater. In the Men’s event, Smith held a lead after the 2.5K run clocking a time of 8:03, but his time of 14:58 during the 1000m swim saw him exit the water behind Olympic 10k swimmer Ky Hurst, who is a member of the full time professional... Read more of this article

BBC News: Swimmers On CARIFTA Triumphs

BBC News: Swimmers On CARIFTA Triumphs

[Written by Mike Sharpe, Bermuda Broadcasting Co] Bermuda’s CARIFTA Swim Team did the island proud in Martinique. The swimmers won 21 medals and two youngsters qualified for the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) with triple-A times and personal best performances. Arriving back in Bermuda earlier this week, a handful of the young... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Burch, SwimMac Train On Island

Photos & Video: Burch, SwimMac Train On Island

Bermuda Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch recently attended Bermuda’s National Sports Centre with fellow members of SwimMac while training for the Rio Olympics, taking the time to meet young local swimmers in the process. The group spent time answering questions and describing their accomplishments, noting some of their favourite aspects of training... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Medal Winning Team Returns

Video: Bermuda’s Medal Winning Team Returns

Bermuda’s Carifta swimming team returned to the island after making an outstanding showing at the 2016 Carifta Swimming Championships in Martinique, with Bermuda collecting an impressive 20 medals in the pool as well as an open water medal. Bermuda finished the event with 208 points alongside Aruba, Guadeloupe were crowned the overall champions with... Read more of this article

Elite Olympic Swimmers To Train In Bermuda

Elite Olympic Swimmers To Train In Bermuda

SwimMac Carolina is bringing some of the world’s most accomplished swimmers to the island for spring training at the National Sports Centre [NSC] pool. American Olympic gold medallist Cullen Jones, Zimbabwean Olympic gold medallist Kirsty Coventry, Bahamian Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, and Bermuda’s own Olympian Roy Allan-Burch are among... Read more of this article

Harbour Swim Team Enjoys Continued Success

Harbour Swim Team Enjoys Continued Success

The Harbour Swimming Club’s Emma Harvey has recently moved to continue her development at Millfield, the highly acclaimed sports focus school in the United Kingdom. A spokesperson said, “Harbour Swimming Club [Harbour], the oldest swim club in Bermuda, has continued its remarkable resurgence in the past few years. One of its own, Emma Harvey,... Read more of this article

Photos: Spring Swimming Championships

Photos: Spring Swimming Championships

The Schroders Spring Swimming Championships Meet recently took place, with the island’s top swimmers hitting the pool. The 10 & Under Girls title was captured by Natalie Gazzard from the Harbour Amateur Swim Club with 1,653 points, while the 10 & Under Boys title went to Elijah Daley from the Sharks Swim Club with 1,730 points, Elan... Read more of this article

Danish Swim Coach Praises Bermuda Facilities

Danish Swim Coach Praises Bermuda Facilities

The coach of the visiting Danish National Swimming team has praised Bermuda’s swimming facilities, saying he would “recommend them to anyone.” Nick Juba, the Danish national swimming team head coach, has been on the island with members of his team for training at the National Aquatics Centre in preparation for the Olympics in Brazil later... Read more of this article

Photos: BASA’s Best of Best Swimming Meet

Photos: BASA’s Best of Best Swimming Meet

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association hosted the Best of Best Meet and a Development Meet at the BASA Pool, and although the conditions started out unfavourably for the swimmers, things heated up once the competition got underway. Elan Daley set three records on the day, set a new Girls 10 & Under 200 SC Meter Breaststroke record clocking a... Read more of this article

Best Of Best & Development Swim Meet Results

Best Of Best & Development Swim Meet Results

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association hosted the Best of Best Meet and a Development Meet at the BASA Pool, and although the conditions started out unfavourably for the swimmers, things heated up once the competition got underway. Elan Daley set three records on the day, set a new Girls 10 & Under 200 SC Meter Breaststroke record clocking a winning... Read more of this article

Photos: Danish Swim Team Arrive In Bermuda

Photos: Danish Swim Team Arrive In Bermuda

The Danish National Swim Team is currently in Bermuda for training as they prepare for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, with eight of the country’s top swimmers attending. Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Community, Culture & Sports Patricia Gordon Pamplin, and Bermuda Tourism Authority Chief Product & Experience Officer... Read more of this article

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