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Iceland’s Jacky Pellerin named CIASA technical director

Top Iceland coach Jacky Pellerin has been named the new Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association technical director, replacing Bailey Weathers, who had served in that role since 2013.

Lions pool set to open mid-October

Maintenance work at the Lions Aquatic Centre has been delayed, leaving national swimmers scrambling to find training alternatives.

Palmer resigns from Camana Bay Aquatic Club

After serving two-plus years as head coach for Camana Bay Aquatic Club, Hayley Palmer has decided to step away from Cayman’s swimming scene.

Headsets allow coaches to talk to swimmers underwater

Cayman swimmers are taking advantage of new technology that allows athletes to listen to their coaches while in the pool. Stingray Swim Club purchased 20...

All in for the 2021 Lions swim sprint

Over 150 swimmers hit the pool on Saturday, 15 May, for the annual Lions Sprint Meet at the Lions Aquatic Centre.

Swimmer Jake Bailey heads to UMass

Cayman’s amateur swimmer Jake Bailey has accepted an academic scholarship from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a US Division I school.

University sports round-up: Caymanian athletes in the spotlight

Kansas State University sophomore Shalysa Wray helped her teammates claim the 17th-fastest time in the nation after helping clock 3:32.91 in the 4x400 metre...

National records broken during UANA Olympic Qualifier

Four of Cayman’s swimming records were broken last weekend in Clermont, Florida, as the islands’ elite swimmers hit the pool at the Unión Americana...

National swimmers set for 2021 UANA qualifier

Seven of Cayman’s top swimming prospects left the island Wednesday to compete at the Swimming Union of the Americas Qualifier this weekend in Clermont, Florida.

Annual golf tournament raises funds for local swimmers

Local golfers raised over $11,000 for the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association at last month's Annual CIASA Golf Tournament. The charity event took place at...

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.

Seven Mile, Stingray swimmers excel at Ribbins meet

Seven Mile Swimmers and Stingray Swim Club each had two swimmers earn high-points awards for their age groups at the 2021 Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water Meet. 

Hew makes waves at sea swim

Lauren Hew took top honours 10 Oct. at the 36th annual Foster’s Sea Swim. Full results 2020 Foster's 800m Sea Swim Hew, who swims collegiately at Florida...

SWIMMING: Stingray sweeps titles at Landon Von Kanel meet

Stingray Swim Club had two swimmers take high point honours in their respective age groups as it won the girls, boys and combined team titles at the Landon Von Kanel Memorial meet at Lions Pool.

Cayman must ensure water safety for all

I noted your article, 'Cayman falls short of pool safety standards'. As the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association, we applaud the Cayman Islands for...

Sporting entities mull future after latest regulations announced

Associations, clubs and athletes are in planning mode following government’s announcement that pools, gyms and contact sports will soon be allowed.

Athletes stand united against inequality

Cayman Islands athletes joined together to support Black Lives Matter following George Floyd's death.

Swimmers hit the water for Butterfield Sea Swim

The annual Butterfield open water 800m sea swim attracted more than 130 participants this year.

Inaugural Aquathlon Sea Swim a success

The first Aquathlon Sea Swim and Run event took place at Governors Beach on Saturday, attracting 78 participants, including 24 individuals and 27 two-person teams who competed in an 800-meter sea swim, followed by a 3,000-meter run.

Records fall at CIASA National Championship

Cayman’s single largest competitive swimming event of the year, the annual Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association National Championship, was hosted at the Camana Bay Aquatic Center from Feb. 15-18.

CIASA recognizes generations of swimmers

Cayman’s best swimmers were honored late last month at the annual Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association Awards gala brunch at The Grand Old House.

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