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”

Rutty solidifies place as Cayman’s first Olympic gymnast

Raegan Rutty has officially etched her name in the history books for the Cayman Islands, after becoming the first Caymanian gymnast ever to represent the country at the Summer Olympic Games. Rutty competed Saturday, 24 July, in the All-Around, Subdivision 1 (out of 5). She scored 12.133 in vault, 8.566 uneven bars, 8.283 balance beamContinue reading “Rutty solidifies place as Cayman’s first Olympic gymnast”

Magalhaes receives development scholarship

Cayman’s gymnast Igor Magalhaes, 17, is looking to further pursue his junior gymnastics skills, after receiving a developmental scholarship from the Federation International de Gymnastique (FIG). FIG received 45 applicants from 27 nations and Magalhaes was one of 12 athletes selected for the scholarships that entails training across men’s artistic gymnastics, women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmicContinue reading “Magalhaes receives development scholarship”