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Good timing for sea swim

Good timing for sea swim

| 09/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the first time in its 25-year history, the annual Flowers Sea Swim, which takes place Saturday, 10 June, will be using a professional electronic timing system to track the results. The system will be powered by Flow, which is a platinum sponsor of the event for a second year. [...]

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Annual swim meet honours young athlete

Annual swim meet honours young athlete

| 08/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual Landon Von Kanel Memorial Swim Meet, held to honour an athlete who died almost 16 years ago, took place 1-4 June. Organised by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) and the swimmer’s family, the event was established in 2015 in memory of Von Kanel, a former SSC member who [...]

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Sprint meet attracts record number of swimmers

Sprint meet attracts record number of swimmers

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): All four clubs and Special Olympic athletes competed in the annual Lions Sprint Meet, with a record attendance of 179 athletes. Stingray Swim Club (SSC), Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS), Brac Barracudas and Special Olympians all raced head to head in the [...]

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Sea swim awash with participants

Sea swim awash with participants

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 30th annual Flow 800m Sea Swim, which took place Saturday, 13 May, attracted 113 swimmers to participate in the loop course which started and ended at Governor’s Beach. The overall winners finished within three seconds of each other providing an exciting finish for the crowds [...]

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Time to make a splash at sea swim

Time to make a splash at sea swim

| 10/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life):​ The annual Flow 800m Sea Swim takes place Saturday, 13 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 (CIASA) sea swims attract both competitive [...]

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Synchronised swimmers set to make a splash

Synchronised swimmers set to make a splash

| 04/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Synchronised swimming has found its way to Cayman, with a team representing the island competing this weekend at the Novice and Intermediate World Championships in Coral Springs, Florida. Also known as synchro, the Olympic sport combines meticulously coordinated acrobatics, swimmin [...]

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Cayman’s young swimmers pass Olympic-sized test

Cayman’s young swimmers pass Olympic-sized test

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The next generation of swimmers from all three Cayman Islands clubs competed in Olympic-sized 50-metre pools at Florida meets held 21-23 April. Representing Cayman were 43 swimmers, aged 8 through 17 years old, with close to half of those participating 10 and under. Seven Mile Swim [...]

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Brazilian Olympian inspires Cayman swimmers

Brazilian Olympian inspires Cayman swimmers

| 04/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One of the world’s best 200 freestylers, Brazilian Olympian Nicolas Nilo Cesar de Oliveira, held two clinics for competitive swimmers in Cayman on Saturday, 1 April. After those sessions, he attended an evening event where he shared his unique journey to becoming one of the b [...]

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Open-water swim floats 18 teams

Open-water swim floats 18 teams

| 03/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosted the Massive Open Water Relay Saturday, 25 March, with 18 teams of four competitors each swimming either 400m per leg (12 and under) or 600m (over 12). Also attending the event was Brazilian Olympian Nicolas Nilo Oliveir [...]

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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 acros [...]

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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 comm [...]

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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 6-11 D [...]

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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 tak [...]

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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 she h [...]

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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 staff [...]

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