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 GROUP NAME CLUB POINTS POSITION
GIRLS’ 8 & UNDER CHERISE MASON THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 52 1ST
DESTINY HARDING THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 44 2ND
BOYS’ 8 & UNDER NATHAN JAMES THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 51 1ST
ETHAN C. BENTO ANTIGUA AQUATIC,ANTIGUA 50 2ND
GIRLS’ 9-10 TIFFANY TITUS THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 56 1ST
HANNAH GILL PIRATES, BDOS 48 2ND
BOYS’ 9-10 DAMON ST PRIX THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 63 1ST
JACK KIRBY PIRATES, BDOS 36 2ND
GIRLS’ 11-12 INAYAH SHERRY THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 84 1ST
KIMBERLEY WILLOUGHBY SILVER FINS,BDOS 58 2ND
BOYS’ 11-12 CHRISTIAN SELBY PIRATES, BDOS 119 1ST
JONATHAN MANNING THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 71 2ND
GIRLS’ 13-14 ZABRINA HOLDER THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 109 1ST
DEANDRE SMALL THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 77 2ND
BOYS’ 13-14 SAMSON V. EVERTSZ BONAIRE BARRACUDAS,BON 66.50 1ST
LUIGI MERIAAN BONAIRE BARRACUDAS,BON 51.50 2ND
GIRLS’ 15 & OVER LEE-ANN ROSE THE ALPHA SHARKS, B’DOS 55 1ST
SOPHIE CIEPLUCHA COBRA, CANADA 45 2ND
BOYS’ 15 & OVER TREVOR NICHOLAS COBRA, CANADA 60 1ST
JOSHUA MCCLEOD ATLANTIS AQUATICS, T&T 43 2ND

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: 3 2 gold, 1 silver
CAC records: 2 Bradley Ally – 200 & 400 M IM
Nicholas Neckles-1 silver: 100 M backstroke
National open records: 2 Shawn Clarke: 50 M butterfly
Zabrina Holder, Amara Gibbs, Lee-Ann Rose & Deandre Small Girls’ 4×200 M freestyle relay
National age group records: 1 Shawn Clarke: 18 & over-50 M butterfly

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