Tokyo Olympics: Hyman takes 7th in 100m heat

Caymanian sprinter Kemar Hyman took 7th place in heat four of the the 100-metre dash Saturday, 31 July, morning at the Olympic track stadium. Hyman, 31, clocked in at 10.41 seconds, that’s .46 short of his best time of 9.95, which is the Cayman Islands national record. His race at the Tokyo games marked theContinue reading “Tokyo Olympics: Hyman takes 7th in 100m heat”

Crooks clocks new 100m free national record in Olympic heat

Caymanian swimmer Jillian Crooks is officially the country’s youngest Olympian after competing in Tokyo Games Wednesday (July 28) morning in the 100 metre freestyle event. The 15-year-old beat six other swimmers in her respective heat, to take second place with a time of 57.32 seconds, a new Cayman Islands national record. However, her time wasn’tContinue reading “Crooks clocks new 100m free national record in Olympic heat”

Sports minister presents national flag to CICO ahead of the Olympic Games

Minister for Sports, Bernie Bush followed the time-honoured tradition of presenting the Cayman Islands national flag to the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CICO) this past Saturday (July 10). The brief ceremony, held at the Westin hotel saw Bush present the flag to the committee’s Chef de Mission, Janet Sairsingh. “Having previously been an Olympic CommitteeContinue reading “Sports minister presents national flag to CICO ahead of the Olympic Games”

Cayman’s Sailor Allena Rankine shares COVID-19 experience

Cayman’s national sailor, Allena Rankine recently shared her COVID-19 experience with the Cayman Islands Olympic Commitee as part of their “Athlete Impact” series. Rankine told CIOC she is happy to be in Cayman, compared to England where she studies at the University of Southampton. “Since returning home I haven’t been impacted by the pandemic,” saidContinue reading “Cayman’s Sailor Allena Rankine shares COVID-19 experience”