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Tag: Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association

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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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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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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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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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 [...]

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Junior swim team named for CARIFTA

Junior swim team named for CARIFTA

| 03/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) has selected the 22-member junior team which will travel to Martinique to compete in the 2016 CARIFTA 50m pool and open-water championships being held 22-26 March. The team was chosen based on a review of qualifying times and athlete [...]

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Call for swimmers for open-water relay

Call for swimmers for open-water relay

| 03/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) is encouraging swimmers to register for the Massive Open Water Relay, being held Saturday, 12 March. Four-member teams will participate in either the 4x400m (12 and under only) or 4x600m (13 and over in either an age-group category o [...]

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Records broken at swim championships

Records broken at swim championships

| 24/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): More than 150 swimmers from three clubs — Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers and Stingray Swim Club (SSC) — and one lone swimmer from Cayman Brac, took part in the recent 2016 CIASA National Swim Championships. The times that swimmers achieved at the four-day [...]

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Swimmers set to make waves at national championships

Swimmers set to make waves at national championships

| 11/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) is hosting the Cayman Islands National Swim Championships, from today (11 February)  through 14 February at the Camana Bay Sports Complex. This four-day swim meet will provide the country’s top swimmers with an opportunity to po [...]

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CIASA makes a splash with weekend celebration

CIASA makes a splash with weekend celebration

| 02/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) recently recognised the achievements of the community’s young swimmers while encouraging the next group of hopefuls in the sport. As part of a weekend celebrating all things swim-related, CIASA held a clinic run by an Olympian and [...]

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Olympic champion to participate in CIASA events

Olympic champion to participate in CIASA events

| 20/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) is gearing up for the 2016 “Splash, Dash and Brunch” weekend with Olympic swimmer Erik Vendt. Events start with age group clinics for the local swim community on Friday, 22 January; two sea swims (200M and 400M) on Saturday; and [...]

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Young swimmers learn life skills

Young swimmers learn life skills

| 02/12/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) recently hosted a leadership conference for 40 of Cayman’s top youth swimmers, which focused on life-skill development and recognising how sports and, in particular, swimming, affect that

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