Cayman national athletes geared up for Commonwealth Karate Championships

A team of three martial artists from the Cayman Islands packed their gis and gum-shields, with plans to hit the mat during the 10th Commonwealth Karate Championships in Birmingham, England.  Cayman resident Zuzana Leitmannova and Caymanians Sarah Hydes and Nick Young will all compete in the Senior Kata Divisions against athletes ranging from 20 nationsContinue reading “Cayman national athletes geared up for Commonwealth Karate Championships”

Commonwealth Games: Track and fielders complete events

Long-jumper and Cayman flag-bearer Louis Gordon was first up in the track-and-field events. Gordon jumped 7.43 metres and finished ninth overall on August 2, at the Alexander Stadium. “I feel like I could’ve done better,” Gordon said. “But it just [didn’t] come together in time.” Teammate Rasheem Brown then hit the track for the 110mContinue reading “Commonwealth Games: Track and fielders complete events”

Commonwealth Games: Cayman duo advances to finals

Harper Barrowman made history on Tuesday, 2 Aug., becoming the first female swimmer in Cayman’s history to compete in a Commonwealth Games final. “To be able to do something like that at a level like this, it is just…amazing,” Barrowman said. Barrowman, 16, stopped the clock at 9:13.97 and place 8th during her 800-metre freestyleContinue reading “Commonwealth Games: Cayman duo advances to finals”

Commonwealth Games: Cayman claim several wins on day 1

After parading inside the Alexander Stadium for the 2022 Commonwealth Opening Ceremony, several athletes from Cayman turned in a couple of wins during day one of the major event held in Birmingham, England. Claiming the first win for Cayman was squash player Jake Kelly, who made a comeback to defeat Figi’s Maika Matanatabu in aContinue reading “Commonwealth Games: Cayman claim several wins on day 1”