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Swim clubs dive into new event

Swimmers hit the pool for the inaugural Spring Splash junior and senior meet last month at the Camana Bay Aquatic Centre. “It’s a good time...

Multiple records broken at CIASA Nationals

The Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association National Championships has proven over the years to be the event where dozens of records are broken, and...

New Sister Islands swim coach looks to future of the sport

The appointment of Bryce Gunning as the first full-time swim coach for the Sister Islands provides an immediate boost to the development of swimming on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.

CARIFTA Swimming Championships postponed again

The CARIFTA Swimming Championships has become a victim of COVID-19 yet again, following an announcement that the 26 March- 7 April sporting event to...

SWIMMING: Weathers to step down

Cayman Islands swimming technical director Bailey Weathers is set to leave the post next week.

Swimmers campaign for water safety

Cayman’s swimmers are beginning a safety campaign in an effort to reduce the number of deaths in the island’s waters.

Gold rush in Barbados for Cayman swimmers

Away from the main CARIFTA spotlight Cayman’s swimmers are quietly accumulating medals.

CUC Sea Swim scheduled for this weekend

The 29th annual CUC Sea Swim is set for Saturday at Governors Beach.

Updated: Weekend sea swims postponed

The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association and Foster’s Food Fair present the annual Foster’s Food Fair IGA 800m Sea Swim, and immediately afterward, a 400m swim for those 12 and under, on Saturday, Sept. 9.

Cayman swimmer in top 50 at FINA World Championships

Seventeen-year-old Lauren Hew represented the Cayman Islands in the pool at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary from July 14-30, competing with some of the best swimmers from 182 countries.

Cayman athletes bring home 25 medals from Island Games

The athletes won six gold medals in athletics and one in basketball; four silver medals in athletics, four in shooting and two in swimming; as well as two bronze medals in athletics, two in shooting and four in swimming.

Flow 800m Sea Swim draws 113 competitors

Under perfect conditions, the annual Flow 800m Sea Swim took place on May 13 with 113 swimmers on the loop course from Governors Beach, a press release states. Overall winners finished within three seconds of each other, providing an exciting finish for the crowds. John Bodden was first in 10:47, followed by Rory Barrett in 10:49 and Zachary Moore in 10:50.
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Carifta swimming hopefuls chase their dreams

Local athletes competed in the fourth annual Cayman Islands National Championships, hosted by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association at the Camana Bay Aquatic Centre from Feb. 16-19.

Cayman national swimming championships this week

The national swimming championships, hosted by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association in partnership with Dart, start on Thursday and run through Sunday at the Camana Bay Aquatics Centre. The meets will be in the preliminaries and finals format that is commonly used in international competition.

Cayman swimmers finish strong in Canada

On Saturday, day five at the FINA World Championships (25m) in Windsor, Ontario, all three swimmers from Cayman were in the pool for the last time during the event.
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FINA World championships, day two

On Wednesday, day two at the FINA World Championships (25m) in Windsor, Ontario, Lauren Hew and Alison Jackson competed in the 100m Freestyle.

Local swimmers turn in personal bests in Canada

On the opening day of swimming at the FINA World Championships (25m) on Dec. 6 in Windsor, Ontario, all three of Cayman’s swimmers – Lauren Hew, Alison Jackson and Alexander McCallum – were in the water.

Cayman swimmers prepare for FINA world championships

Lauren Hew, Ali Jackson and Alex McCallum, have achieved the Cayman Islands qualifying times for the FINA World Swimming Championships and are training hard in their final preparations for the meet, according to a press release.

Seven Mile Swimmers celebrates first anniversary

Seven Mile Swimmers, Cayman’s newest swim team to be affiliated with the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association, recently celebrated its first anniversary. In August 2015, coach Darren Mew and the SMS board had high expectations, “and in just the first year, the team has exceeded what everyone had hoped for.”

US swimmer wins Pirates Week Open Water 5K

Emily Brunemann of the United States won the 36th annual Pirates Week Open Water 5K over the weekend in 1 hour and 35 seconds.

800m open water swim rescheduled to Oct. 15

The annual CUC 800 meter open water swim that had been set for Oct. 8 has been for Saturday, Oct. 15, due to inclement weather on the original date. Staged by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association and sponsored by CUC, the event also includes a 400m swim for youngsters ages 12 and under.

CUC sea swim scheduled for October

The annual CUC 800 meters open water swim will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8. Staged by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association and sponsored by CUC, the event also includes a 400m swim for youngsters ages 12 and under.

Foster’s recreational sea swim draws 150

Nearly 150 swimmers dived into the calm sea off Governors Beach on Saturday for the 32nd annual Foster’s Food Fair 800 meter swim and a 400m swim for children ages 12 and under.

Swimmers strike gold in Bahamas

Cayman Islands national swimmers returned from the Bahamas with medals, records, personal bests and, for some, a lifetime of memories.

Cayman swimming heats up over summer

It has been a busy time for the swimming community in Cayman with official training, National Swim Team selection, training and competition and the addition of a new swim program to the ranks of approved Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association programs, all in the span of six weeks.

Flow 800m sea swim set for Saturday

The annual Flow 800-meter sea swim will be held on Saturday on Seven Mile Beach.

Cayman swimmers head to Carifta

As 22 swimmers from Cayman prepared to leave for the 2016 Carifta Games in Martinique last week, Sports Minister Osbourne Bodden met with them to offer words of encouragement.

Open Water Relay scheduled for March 12

The Massive Open Water Relay scheduled for March 12 is open to teams of four members each.

CARIFTA junior swim team announced

Twenty-two junior swimmers from Cayman will attend the CARIFTA Games in Martinique next month.

Seven Mile Swimmers dive in as champs

The newest team to be approved by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association, Seven Mile Swimmers, took home several medals and ribbons and set personal and team best times when they took part in the 2016 Cayman National Championships earlier this month.

More than 150 take part in National Swim Championships

A swim meet for this year’s National Swim Championships attracted more than 150 swimmers.

Swimming coach gives talk to John Gray students

Bailey Weathers, Olympic swimming coach and technical director of the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association, visited John Gray High School last week to give a motivational talk to students.

National swim championships being held this week

Swimmers hoping to qualify for CARIFTA will be taking part in the Cayman Islands National Swim Championships from Thursday to Sunday at the pool at the Camana Bay Sports Complex.

Swimmers spend breakfast with Olympian

More than 80 children attended a swim clinic held by Olympian Erik Vendt on Jan. 22, and had the opportunity to ask questions about how swimming helped him achieve his many goals.

Olympic gold-medalist swimmer coming to Cayman

American Olympian Erik Vendt will be a guest of honor at the Splash, Dash and Brunch event this weekend. The event, from Friday to Sunday,...

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