Bermuda Swimmers Win 10 Medals In Bahamas

June 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Members of the Harbour Swim Club and the Sharks Swim Club recently began competing in the Bahamas National Swimming Championships in Nassau.

Day one saw the teams combine for a total of 10 medals on the day.

International swimmers at the Bahamas National meet swim in the B Division races and have their times recorded separately to the local swimmers no matter what times they swim.

During the 11-12 girls 50m backstroke preliminaries, Marleigh Howes finished first by clocking 34.14;vElanna Fulton finished fifth by clocking 35.35.

In the 13-14 girls 50m backstroke, Bella Howes clocked a time of 33.60, finishing fifth, while Tayla Horan finished sixth competing in the 15-17 girls 50m backstroke, touching the wall in a time of 34.49.

In the 13-14 girls 100m butterfly, Daria Desmond finished seventh with a time of 1:15.11, while Taylor White finished third in the 15-17 girls 100n butterfly with a time of 1:10.64. Brian Desmond finished fourth competing in the 15-17 boys 100m butterfly with a time of 1:01.87.

In the 11-12 girls 50m backstroke final, Fulton claimed the gold medal with a time of 33.64, with Marleigh Howes claiming the silver medal by clocking 33.89.

During the 13-14 girls 50m backstroke final, Bella Howes finished sixth with a time of 32.93, while Tayla Horan finished sixth in the 15-17 girls 50m backstroke final, clocking 34.03.

During the 13-14 girls 100m butterfly final, Daria Desmond finished eighth with a time of 1:15.02. Taylor White captured the bronze medal in the 15-17 girls 100m butterfly final with a time of 1:08.32, and Brian Desmond finished sixth in the 15-17 boys 100m butterfly final by clocking 1:00.89.

Sam Williamson won the boys 15 -17 200m breaststroke gold medal with a time of 2:25.40. Next to swim were the 11-12 girls in the 50m backstroke; Agathe Candillon finished fifth with a time of 34.82, Violet Smith was sixth with a time of 35.36, Arabella Newport Derbyshire was seventh with a time of 35.60, and Ava Pedro finished in eighth place with a time of 35.81.

In the 13-14 girls 50m backstroke Elena Pearman won the silver medal in a time of 32.07, while during the 15-17 girls backstroke Myeisha Sharrieff claimed a silver medal with a time of 31.53.

Jack Harvey won the 15-17 boys 50m backstroke gold medal in a time of 27.20, while a silver medal was won in the 11-12 girls Butterfly as Candillon finished second in a time of 1:14.73. Newport Derbyshire finished fourth with a time of 1:16.07, and Pedro finished fifth with a time of 1:16.83.

In the 13-14 boys 100m butterfly Brandon Adkins won the silver medal with a time of 1:01.06, while Caleb Ingham finished 10th competing in the 15-17 boys 100m butterfly with a time of 1:03.23.

To complete the evening’s swimming, the 11-12 Harbour Girls 4x50m Relay team of Pedro, Smith, Newport Derbyshire, and Candillon won the silver medal in a time of 2:04.30.

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