Cayman swimmers headed to Barbados to compete in CCCAN

The Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) announced the 14-member strong swim team selected to represent the Cayman Islands at the Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) Swimming & Open Water Championships taking place in Barbados 10-18 July. The team, captained by Sabine Ellison and Corey Frederick-Westerborg includes a number of familiar faces:Continue reading “Cayman swimmers headed to Barbados to compete in CCCAN”

Cayman Islands swimmers headed to first Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe

Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) confirmed that six swimmers are travelling to Guadeloupe next week as part of the Cayman Islands team at the first Caribbean Games – the realisation of a long dreamed of multisport Games in the Caribbean. The games will include seven disciplines, have twenty-nine countries represented and around 800 athletes and 200Continue reading “Cayman Islands swimmers headed to first Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe”

“The best of the best” at annual Flowers Swim

From an even finish for first place to swimming on the verge of giving birth, the 30th annual Flowers Sea Swim served to be inspirational, while also featuring competitiveness amongst hundreds of athletes who participated. “This year means the beginning of a new era,” said Frankie Flowers Sr, who placed 297th in the swim. “IContinue reading ““The best of the best” at annual Flowers Swim”

Crooks wins bronze at NCAA swimming championships

University of Tennessee freshman Jordan Crooks continues to prove that an athlete from a small island can compete with the world’s elite. On Thursday, the 19-year-old Caymanian tied third in the 50-yard freestyle finals, during the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships and earned first team All-American honors. The 50y final featuredContinue reading “Crooks wins bronze at NCAA swimming championships”

2022 Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships begins

The 2022 Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships started this morning and is gearing up for the first night of finals – tonight – at the Camana Bay Aquatic Center swimming pool. Finals this evening start at 6 p.m. and will see some of Cayman’s fastest young swimmers racing in the finals of the 800m freestyle,Continue reading “2022 Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships begins”

Jordan Crooks not selected for FINA world championships

The Cayman Islands is set to close out its international swimming campaign with four athletes (Alison Jackson, James Allison, Lauren Hew and Liam Henry) representing at the 15th FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi this weekend.