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Cayman’s swimmers vying for CARIFTA spots

Cayman’s swimmers vying for CARIFTA spots

| 27/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosted the fourth annual Cayman Islands National Swimming Championship 16-19 February at the Camana Bay Aquatic Centre, with the open-water 5K taking place earlier in the month. A number of swimmers made qualifying times a [...]

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Swimmers dive into national championships

Swimmers dive into national championships

| 16/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) is hosting the Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships starting today (Thursday, 16 February). This four-day meet, being held at the Camana Bay Aquatics Centre, is using the preliminaries and finals format that is [...]

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Swim team sets Cayman records at world championships

Swim team sets Cayman records at world championships

| 13/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s representatives at the 13th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) have finished the five-day tournament without medals but have set Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) and national records in various events. The international competition was held 6- [...]

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Take the plunge at the season’s first sea swim

Take the plunge at the season’s first sea swim

| 01/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The 2016-17 Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) open-water season begins Saturday, 10 September with the 32nd annual Foster’s Sea Swim. This year, in addition to the traditional 800m swim, there is a 400m event for ages 12 and under which will not be timed and will [...]

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Cayman’s swim team brings home 13 medals

Cayman’s swim team brings home 13 medals

| 11/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands national swimmers returned from the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) in Bahamas last week with medals, records, personal bests, experience and lots of memories. At the open-water competition, Cayman’s Catriona MacRae – who is hanging up her goggles when s [...]

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Cayman swimmers competing in Caribbean championships

Cayman swimmers competing in Caribbean championships

| 29/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands national swim team left this week for the Bahamas to participate in the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships, which runs from 29 June-2 July for the pool competition and 3-5 July for open-water events. The team of 22 comprises 17 swimmers, two officials and three st [...]

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Fraser brothers in swimming documentary at CayFilm

Fraser brothers in swimming documentary at CayFilm

| 28/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Olympic swimmers and brothers, Brett and Shaune Fraser, are among athletes featured in The Black Line, a documentary to be shown at the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival, taking place from 1-4 July. The filmmakers, Joshua Bratter and Stan Jakubowicz, will be in Cayman to t [...]

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Camana Bay Aquatic Club ends year with a splash

Camana Bay Aquatic Club ends year with a splash

| 27/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC) recently celebrated the end of the 2015-16 swim year with an awards ceremony at the Arts and Recreation Centre of Cayman International School. At the gathering, the club gave special recognition to some of its swimmers for [...]

Swimmer Lauren Hew hoping to make Olympic cut

Swimmer Lauren Hew hoping to make Olympic cut

| 26/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two years after making her international debut at only 14 years old, Caymanian swimmer Lauren Hew is hoping to take part in the world’s largest sporting event, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio this August. “In 2014 I went to the [Glasgow] Commonwealth Games,” she sai [...]

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More than 100 dive into Flow sea swim

More than 100 dive into Flow sea swim

| 25/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Under perfect conditions, 109 swimmers took part in the annual Flow 800m Sea Swim on Saturday, 14 May. With fewer than 30 seconds separating the top 10 finishers, John Bodden, of Stingray Swim Club (SSC), took the lead to win the race in a time of 7.28. He was followed by Mark Randall (SS [...]

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Swimmers get ready to roar at Lions Sprint Meet

Swimmers get ready to roar at Lions Sprint Meet

| 20/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The annual Lions Sprint Meet is being held Saturday, 21 May at the Lions Aquatic Centre. The event is sponsored by the Lions Club and organised and operated by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC). The meet, which is free to enter, is open to swimmers from all of Cayman’s clubs allowing as many [...]

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Get ready to jump into sea swim

Get ready to jump into sea swim

| 13/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The annual Flow 800m Sea Swim takes place Saturday, 14 May with a 4pm start time. Registration will be open from 3-3:45pm for the loop course, which starts and ends at Governor’s Beach. The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association’s (CIASA) sea swims attract competitive and non-com [...]

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Butler siblings immersed in Olympic dreams

Butler siblings immersed in Olympic dreams

| 11/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Training more than a combined 40 hours a week, Butler siblings, Lara, 21, and Geoffrey, 20, started swimming about one year apart and have never looked back. The two now hope all their efforts will result in both of them booking a ticket for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Geoffrey has [...]

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CARIFTA athletes honoured at ministry reception

CARIFTA athletes honoured at ministry reception

| 19/04/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Sports last week hosted a reception for the 2016 CARIFTA athletes, who brought home a combined 22 medals in swimming and track and field. On hand to honour the young sports men and women were Minister of Sports Osbourne Bodden, Director of Sports Collin Anglin, the preside [...]

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Cayman’s swim team at CARIFTA games

Cayman’s swim team at CARIFTA games

| 21/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s young CARIFTA swimmers arrived in Martinique over the weekend and have been busy training in the newly opened 50m pool that will host the games. The team will be training again today (21 March) ahead of the pool events that run from 22-25 March, with the open-water competition [...]

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