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Tag: Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association

Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 37 years

Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 37 years

| 20/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Almost 40 swimmers took part in the 37th Annual Open Water 5K, held during Pirates Week, with the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosting international swimmer Stephanie Horner for the event. Canadian Horner kept the pace with local swimmers John Bodden, Liam He [...]

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Swimmer Hew makes history for Cayman

Swimmer Hew makes history for Cayman

| 02/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Though she did not come away with a medal, Lauren Hew, the lone swimmer representing Cayman at the just-completed FINA World Championships, notched several firsts for herself and her country. For one, Hew’s performance in the pool took the Cayman Islands into the top 50 femal [...]

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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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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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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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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 (SSC [& [...]

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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-competi [...]

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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 set [...]

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Open-water swim attracts 25 teams

Open-water swim attracts 25 teams

| 21/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Breaking away from the normal sea swims, CIASA hosted the second annual Massive Open Water Relay, followed by a BBQ, with 25 teams comprising four swimmers each taking to the waters to cover either 400m per leg (12 and under) or 600m (over 12). Sandy Hew, CIASA director who organised the rela [...]

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