Over $11,000 raised at Annual CIASA Golf Tournament

Athletes under the Cayman Islands Aquatic Swimming Association will have extra funds to benefit from following the the annual CIASA charity Golf Tournament this past Friday (March 26) “With the support of all the tournaments sponsors and players, over CI$11,000.00 was raised which will go towards CIASA’s many programmes which include the national development team, juniorContinue reading “Over $11,000 raised at Annual CIASA Golf Tournament”

Dozens of records set by Cayman’s swimmers during the CIASA Nationals

Over 200 of Cayman’s fastest swimmers took part in the Cayman National SwimmingChampionships (Nationals), Thursday 18 – Sunday 21 at the Camana Bay Aquatic Centre pool. Organised annually by the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA), Nationals is the last meet at which eligible Junior Team swimmers can qualify, with the hope that they willContinue reading “Dozens of records set by Cayman’s swimmers during the CIASA Nationals”

Sister Islands gets full-time swimming coach

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) announces theappointment of the first full-time swimming instructor assigned to Sister Islands Sports.Minister of Sports Hon. Juliana O’Connor Connolly expressed her satisfaction with this significant development. “The addition of a full-time swimming instructor to the Sister Islands Sports underscores the Ministry’s commitment to positively impactingContinue reading “Sister Islands gets full-time swimming coach”

Annual sea swim delivers for it’s 32nd year

Favourable conditions allowed the 32nd Annual CUC Open Water Sea Swim to take place this past Saturday (30 January) along 7 Mile Beach. Over 90 swimmers entered into the water, including CUC’s CEO Mr. Richard Hew, who finished second in his age group. Two swimmers used the 400m distance as an opportunity to try out openContinue reading “Annual sea swim delivers for it’s 32nd year”

CARIFTA Swimming Championships postponed again due to Covid-19 spikes in Barbados

The 2021 CARIFTA Swimming Championships that was previously scheduled to take place from March 26 to April 7 has been postponed indefinitely due to the growing cases of COVID-19 in Barbados. On Wednesday (27 January), Barbados Amateur Swimming Association (BASA) President Cheryl Lady Forde issued a statement on why the decision was made. “An ExecutiveContinue reading “CARIFTA Swimming Championships postponed again due to Covid-19 spikes in Barbados”

Swimmers take shape at the Pete Ribbins Memorial Meet

The annual Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water meet wrapped up this past Sunday (17 January) morning at the Lions Aquatic Centre after three days of swimming. Over 100 swimmers from Stingray Swim Club (SSC), Camana Bay Aquatic Club, Seven Mile Swimmers and other groups competed with hopes of joining athletes already qualified for 2021 CARIFTAContinue reading “Swimmers take shape at the Pete Ribbins Memorial Meet”

CIASA makes donation following first ever all relay event

The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosted it’s first ever all relay event Friday (8 January) evening at the Camana Bay Aquatics Centre, with the main focus on giving back to the community. “2020 was a challenging year for everyone,” said CIASA Director Duke Sullivan. “We are fortunate we are able to have anContinue reading “CIASA makes donation following first ever all relay event”