Codie Grimsey claimed the Flowers Sea Swim crown for 2012. The Australian was the first swimmer home on Saturday afternoon, finishing in a time of 18 minutes, 39 seconds. Mr. Grimsey, 22, would complete the one-mile swim along Seven Mile Beach that stretched from The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman to Royal Palms. He would beat out a field of some 838 swimmers, a new record for the event.
Look for more on the Flowers Sea Swim this week in the sports section of the Caymanian Compass.