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Swim team named for CCCAN championships

Swim team named for CCCAN championships

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman is sending 11 swimmers to compete in the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Federation (CCCAN) championships in Barbados, taking place from 28 June to 2 July. The competition is an age-group swimming championship with 11-12, 13-14, 15-17 and 18 and over categories.

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Swim clubs keep competition close at sprint meet

Swim clubs keep competition close at sprint meet

| 21/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Lions Sprint Meet, held Saturday, 18 May, once again attracted swimmers of all levels and ages with the final results a close one-two finish between Stingray Swim Club (SSC), earning 323 points, and Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC) tallying 312 points. Stingray head coach David Pursley said of the event: “The […]

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International meets prepared swimmers for CARIFTA

International meets prepared swimmers for CARIFTA

| 30/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the recent CARIFTA Aquatics Championships swim coaches strived to give Cayman’s young athletes of various ages experience in overseas meets to ensure they were ready for the regional competition, held 20-23 April in Barbados. For Stingray Swim Club (SSC) head coach David Pursley and assistant coach Macon Crowder that meant […]

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Swimmers dominate open water at CARIFTA

Swimmers dominate open water at CARIFTA

| 26/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Despite participating in four days of pool events at the CARIFTA Aquatics Championships in Barbados, a group of Cayman’s swimmers took to the sea Wednesday (24 April) to compete in open water and dominated the 5K races, adding three final gold medals to their record haul.

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Cayman swim team enjoys record CARIFTA

Cayman swim team enjoys record CARIFTA

| 26/04/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s national swimmers arrived home this week with a record haul of medals earned over four days of events in the pool, plus synchronised swimming and open-water races, at the 34th CARIFTA Aquatics Championships in Barbados. The 25-member team collected 56 medals overall, eclipsing the 41 earned at last year’s competition in […]

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Cayman’s swimmers collect more gold

Cayman’s swimmers collect more gold

| 23/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The medal haul continues for Cayman’s national swimming team, earning 13 more, including three gold, on Monday, 22 April, day three of the CARIFTA Aquatics Championships in Barbados. In noting the three-day tally of 35 medals, Steve Broadbelt, director of the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association, said the team looks capable of […]

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Cayman adds three golds to medals tally in swimming

Cayman adds three golds to medals tally in swimming

| 22/04/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers matched their first-day medals total, taking 11 including three more gold at Sunday’s (21 April) CARIFTA Aquatics Championships taking place in Barbados. Together with the four silver and four bronze in swimming, duplicating Saturday’s haul, Cayman has 29 total medals overall, comprising synchronised swimming, open water and pool events, entering […]

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Swimmers take 3 golds at CARIFTA championships

Swimmers take 3 golds at CARIFTA championships

| 21/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers earned 11 medals, including three gold, on the first day of competition at the 34th annual CARIFTA Aquatics Championships being held in Barbados through Tuesday, 23 April. Taking the top spot on the podium for Cayman on Saturday, 20 April, all in girls’ events were Raya Embry-Brown, for her first […]

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Special Olympian Alec Cox looks to the next Games

Special Olympian Alec Cox looks to the next Games

| 09/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Fresh off his gold-medal-winning performance in the 800m freestyle at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, along with a bronze in the 4x50m mixed relay and fourth place in the 1,500 open-water event, Alec Cox is already looking ahead to the 2023 Games in Berlin, saying he will be training […]

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Stingray Swim Club makes big splash in January

Stingray Swim Club makes big splash in January

| 23/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) is holding its annual swim-a-thon on 25 January at the Lions Aquatic Centre after a month full of events. At the club’s fundraiser, known as the Big Swim, participants have two hours to swim a maximum of 200 lengths. Donors are encouraged to support the athlete either through […]

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