Multiple Swimmers Advance To Carifta Finals

April 16, 2022

The island’s swim team has started competing in the 2022 Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, with the preliminaries seeing multiple Bermuda swimmers advance to the finals.

Sam Williamson advanced to the 15 – 17 boys 200 meter breaststroke final clocking the fastest time of 2:27.17, during the 11-12 girls 50 meter backstroke Violet Smith clocked the fastest time of 33.01 to advance to the final, Arabella Newport Derbyshire also advanced to the final after clocking the 7th fastest time of 35.02.

Imojen Judd advanced to the 13-14 girls 50 meter backstroke final after clocking the 4th fastest time of 31.97, Marliegh Howes just missed out on the spot in the final after finishing 4th with a time of 33.27.

Myeisha Sharrieff clocked the 3rd fastest time of 31.01 during the 15-17 girls 50 meter backstroke claiming a spot in the final, Taylor White will also take up a lane in the final after finishing with the 7th fastest time of 31.92. Bella Howes finished 18th overall with a time of 34.39.

Elijah Daley finished 9th in the 15-17 boys 50 meter backstroke touching the wall in a time of 28.80, Flynn Watson-Brown finished 16th overall with a time of 32.23, unfortunately, Brandon Adkins was Disqualified.

Newport Derbyshire advanced to the 11-12 girls 100 meter butterfly final with the 6th fastest time of 1:12.84, while Marleigh Howes, in the 13-14 girls 100 meter butterfly, finished 9th clocking 1:09.88.

White and Sharrieff both advanced to the 15-17 girls 100 meter butterfly final, White clocked the 6th fastest time of 1:07.43, while Sharrieff finished 8th with a time of 1:08.25.

Daley finished 12th competing in the 15-17 Boys 100 Meter Butterfly clocking a time of 59.86.

The 15-17 Boys 4×100 meter free relay team of Williamson, Watson-Brown, Daley, and Adkins finished with the third-fastest time of 3:39.45.

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