Tag: Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association

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 athletes’ [...]

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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 or th [...]

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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 meet [...]

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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 post q [...]

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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 hand [...]

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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 bru [...]

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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 development. [...]

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Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 35 years

Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 35 years

| 18/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Last weekend was full of action for the swimming community, with a 5K race and two clinics for younger swimmers. The 35th Annual Pirates Week 5K Sea Swim, sponsored by KPMG and held Saturday, 14 November, featured 50 entrants, including international swimmer Emily Brunneman. [...]

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CUC sea swim powered by young participants

CUC sea swim powered by young participants

| 13/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The 27th Annual CUC 800M Sea Swim, held 10 October, was the second event of the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association’s (CIASA) open-water season and attracted 116 participants. In a time of 10 minutes flat, John Bodden of Stingray Swim Club (SSC) captured first place, followed by Edd [...]

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Get ready to plunge into sea swim

Get ready to plunge into sea swim

| 08/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Swimmers of all ages and abilities are welcome to take part in the 27th CUC 800m Sea Swim set for Saturday, 10 October. The event begins at 4pm, with registration from 3-3:45pm; swimmers will follow a loop course, starting and ending at Governor’s Beach. [...]

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Busy summer for Cayman swimmers

Busy summer for Cayman swimmers

| 31/08/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Following on from an eventful summer of training and international competition as part of teams representing the Cayman Islands, swimmers Catriona MacRae and Lauren Hew will be taking part in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa from 5-11 September. Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Associatio [...]

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Cayman swimming official to referee at Pan Am Games

Cayman swimming official to referee at Pan Am Games

| 01/07/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) referee Adam Roberts has been selected to officiate in the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games (14-18 July), which is a qualifying competition for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Roberts’ appointment as referee is a personal and professional achie [...]

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Sea swim sails to exciting finish

Sea swim sails to exciting finish

| 02/06/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): More than 120 people took the plunge for the 13th Annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim 30 May, with university student Geoffrey Butler coming home for the summer in time to win in a tight finish. Catrionae MacRae of the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) took top honours among female competitors. [...]

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