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Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association Meet

Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association Meet

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association [BASA] hosted a swim meet at the BASA Pool. The meet served two purposes, to get the swimmers back into action and to test on how BASA can have swim meets for the upcoming season. Officials used a standard to restrict the swimmers that were eligible to compete, splitting the meet in to two sessions with session... Read more of this article

Harbour Swimmers Excel At Summer Meet

Harbour Swimmers Excel At Summer Meet

The Harbour Swim Club concluded their Summer Meet, with some of the swimmers achieving personal best times in more than 75% of swims despite only 6 weeks of pool training. A spokesperson said, “Harbour swimmers impressed after only 6 weeks of pool training at the National Sports Center on Friday and Saturday. Swimmers achieved personal best times... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Discussion With Roy-Allan Burch

Video: BNV Discussion With Roy-Allan Burch

Two-time Olympic swimmer Roy-Allan Burch joined host Earl Basden today [June 10] for the first episode in a new Bernews News & Views series on sports. The pair cover a number of topics, including the development and timeline of Mr. Burch’s career, his advice for up and coming athletes, and more. Related StoriesVideo:... Read more of this article

Moore Makes Academic All-WAC Honors List

Moore Makes Academic All-WAC Honors List

University of Northern Colorado [UNC] Swimming and Diving continued its academic excellence during the 2019-20 season with 13 student-athletes including Bermuda’s Madelyn Moore earning Academic All-WAC honors announced by the conference. Sophomore Moore, has competed in the World Junior Youth Commonwealth Games, Youth Olympics, World Championships... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Carifta Swim Team Acknowledged

Bermuda’s Carifta Swim Team Acknowledged

Following the postponement of the 2020 Carifta Swimming Championships due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association announced the Bermuda team, noting that we can still acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of our talented young swimmers who qualified for the Games. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Amateur Swimming... Read more of this article

Harbour Swimmers Begin BASA Short Course

Harbour Swimmers Begin BASA Short Course

Harbour swimmers recently began competing at the BASA Short Course Championships at the National Sports Center. A spokesperson said, “Arabella Newport-Derbyshire, Violet Smith and Somers Estwanik swept the Girls 10 and Under 400 Freestyle, with Newport-Derbyshire winning in a time of 5:26.15 “Jacob Wright and Nayland Harris placed first... Read more of this article

Bermuda Short Course Championships Begin

Bermuda Short Course Championships Begin

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association’s Short Course Swimming Championships recently got underway at the National Sports Center. Elan Daley won the 13-14 girls 800 SC meter freestyle by touching the wall in a time of 9:02.29, which broke the age group record that was held by Taylor White, who was clocked at 9:26.37 on December 1, 2017. Brian Desmond... Read more of this article

Elan Daley Wins Gold Medals & Breaks Records

Elan Daley Wins Gold Medals & Breaks Records

Elan Daley recently took to the Toronto Pan Am Center to compete in the 2020 Winter Ontario Swimming Long Course Championships hosted by the Etobicoke Swim Club, winning the girls’ 15 age group Ontario Provincial High Point Championship Award. During the women’s 15-year-old 200 LC meter IM preliminaries, Daley finished seventh with a time of... Read more of this article

Moore & Teammates Qualify For Championships

Moore & Teammates Qualify For Championships

Madelyn Moore and her Northern Colorado Women’s Swimming and Diving teammates concluded competing at the WAC Swimming and Diving Championships. Moore led off both Northern Colorado’s 200 Freestyle Relay and 400 Medley Relay teams that posted NICA Qualifying Times. Moore, Petra Kis, AJ Popp and Emily Hamel made up the 200 Freestyle Relay team that... Read more of this article

Swimming: Esposito Sets Bermuda Record

Swimming: Esposito Sets Bermuda Record

Vanessa Esposito put her talents on display during the 2020 US Navy Long Course Invitational. Esposito competed in the women’s long course 1500m freestyle. Esposito clocked a time of 17:39.08, the time breaks the Bermuda open record time at the distance that was held by Stephanie Myles who clocked a time of 18:17.46 back in July 22nd, 2012. Related... Read more of this article

Moore Wins Bronze Medal In Championships

Moore Wins Bronze Medal In Championships

Madelyn Moore was back in action competing in the 2020 WAC Swimming & Diving Championship representing the University of Northern Colorado. The Bermudian swimmer took to the pool to compete in the women’s 50 yard freestyle claiming the bronze medal clocking 22.95. Moore led off the Northern Colorado women’s 200 yard freestyle relay team that... Read more of this article

Moore Begins Competing In Championships

Moore Begins Competing In Championships

Bermudian swimmer Madelyn Moore and her Northern Colorado women’s swimming & diving teammates got out to a strong start at the WAC Swimming & Diving Championships. The team made the NICA cut for the 200 medley relay. e Moore got Northern Colorado’s 200 medley team off to a fast start with a backstroke time of 25.32, helping them to finish... Read more of this article

Elijah Daley Wins Multiple Medals In Canada

Elijah Daley Wins Multiple Medals In Canada

Elijah Daley recently competed in the Winter Ontario Festival Swimming Championships at the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Center in Ontario, winning multiple medals. Daley won four individual gold medals and two silver, while also winning a gold and a silver in relay events. The swimmer won gold in the boys 13-year-old 100 SC meter butterfly,... Read more of this article