THE XIX COMMONWEALTH GAMES, DELHI INDIA

THE XIX COMMONWEALTH GAMES, DELHI INDIA

Raymond EdwardsRaymond Edwards is the lone swimmer representing Barbados at the 19th Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India next month. The 19 year old breaststroker clinched qualifying status in the 200 M breaststroke event at the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) held this year in Havana, Cuba when he stormed the field to win the gold medal.

Coach Antonio MartinezThe former Deighton Griffith/ Foundation School student will be competing in all three breaststroke events: 50, 100 and 200 M breaststroke. Edwards, now a student of The Barbados Community College is a national record holder and a double gold medalist at the Carifta and CISC Championships. He also represented Barbados at the 2ND FINA Youth World Championship held in Monterrey, Mexico in 2008. Raymond will be departing Barbados for the games on September 27th with his Coach Antonio Martinez.

2010 Aquatic Centre International

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AWARDS

WINNING TEAM 2010

  • THE ALPHA SHARKS SWIM CLUB-BARBADOS: 1737.50 POINTS

1ST PLACED OECS TEAM

  • GRENFIN SWIM CLUB, GRENADA: 318 POINTS

2ND PLACED TEAM

  • PIRATES SWIM CLUB-BARBADOS: 946 POINTS

3RD PLACED TEAM

  • COBRA SWIM CLUB-CANADA: 444 POINTS

AGE GROUP CHAMPIONS

AGE GROUPNAMECLUBPOINTSPOSITION
GIRLS’ 8 & UNDERCHERISE MASONTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS521ST
DESTINY HARDINGTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS442ND
BOYS’ 8 & UNDERNATHAN JAMESTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS511ST
ETHAN C. BENTOANTIGUA AQUATIC,ANTIGUA502ND
GIRLS’ 9-10TIFFANY TITUSTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS561ST
HANNAH GILLPIRATES, BDOS482ND
BOYS’ 9-10DAMON ST PRIXTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS631ST
JACK KIRBYPIRATES, BDOS362ND
GIRLS’ 11-12INAYAH SHERRYTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS841ST
KIMBERLEY WILLOUGHBYSILVER FINS,BDOS582ND
BOYS’ 11-12CHRISTIAN SELBYPIRATES, BDOS1191ST
JONATHAN MANNINGTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS712ND
GIRLS’ 13-14ZABRINA HOLDERTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS1091ST
DEANDRE SMALLTHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS772ND
BOYS’ 13-14SAMSON V. EVERTSZBONAIRE BARRACUDAS,BON66.501ST
LUIGI MERIAANBONAIRE BARRACUDAS,BON51.502ND
GIRLS’ 15 & OVERLEE-ANN ROSETHE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS551ST
SOPHIE CIEPLUCHACOBRA, CANADA452ND
BOYS’ 15 & OVERTREVOR NICHOLASCOBRA, CANADA601ST
JOSHUA MCCLEODATLANTIS AQUATICS, T&T432ND

Results

CAC Games

The Barbados swim team performed well at the 2010 Central American & Caribbean games in Mayaguez Puerto Rico.

See the full report here.

Errol Clarke – President Elect of CCCAN

Errol Clarke – President Elect of CCCAN

Newly elected President of CCCAN poses with The FINA President, Dr Julio Maglione, at  the Central American & Caribbean Games (CAC)  July 2010 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

Above: Newly elected President of CCCAN poses with The FINA President, Dr Julio Maglione, at  the Central American & Caribbean Games (CAC)  July 2010 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

Errol Clarke of Barbados was elected President of CCCAN from among a slate of candidates which included The President of the Mexican Swimming Federation, who subsequently withdrew his candidature in support of Errol, and the Chairman of the CCCAN Diving Committee. Errol; as his attached curriculum vitae indicates; brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the post.

Several firsts

Mr. Clarke has created history as an Official and Administrator of Aquatic sports:

  • He is the first person from the English speaking Caribbean to be a Member of the FINA Technical Swimming Committee.
  • The first Official from the English speaking Caribbean to Referee in swimming at an Olympic competition.
  • The first person from the English speaking Caribbean to be elected President of CCCAN in its 63 year history.
  • The first Administrator in swimming from the English speaking Caribbean to be recognised by FINA for his contribution to Aquatic Sports.

Warm congratulations

The Barbados Amateur Swimming Association extends warm congratulations and joins with his many well wishers around the Globe to wish him a productive and successful tenure.

We also congratulate the newly elected members of the CCCAN Executive Team.

Central American and Caribbean Games 2010

Team size:8
Medal count:32 gold, 1 silver
CAC records:2Bradley Ally – 200 & 400 M IM
Nicholas Neckles-1 silver: 100 M backstroke
National open records:2Shawn Clarke: 50 M butterfly
Zabrina Holder, Amara Gibbs, Lee-Ann Rose & Deandre Small Girls’ 4×200 M freestyle relay
National age group records:1Shawn Clarke: 18 & over-50 M butterfly

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