(CMR) Fifty-three (53) swimmers will represent the Cayman Islands Junior National Swimming Team in Curacao for the 2023 edition of the CARIFTA Swimming Championships, 6-10 April. The team will be competing in the pool, open water, and artistic swimming competitions.
Thirty-two swimmers will be participating in the pool, artistic, 9 will be doing artistic, while 9 will participate in open water. They are now in the final stages of preparation and training and are looking forward to the opportunity to represent not just themselves but their country.
Minister of Sports Hon. Minister Bernie Bush told them, “As you compete and give it your all, remember that you are representing your families and your team but also your Country.”
“We are extremely grateful for the incredible support Cayman Swimming is receiving from the government, from our friends and families, and from our community. Our swimmers are going to have fun, race fast and (hopefully) bring you back some medals on their return,” said CIASA President Steve Broadbelt.
CIASA is the recognized national governing body of all Aquatic Sports (comprised of competitive swimming, open water swimming, diving, high diving, water polo, and artistic swimming) in the Cayman Islands and is an affiliated member of FINA, PanAm Aquatics, CCCAN, Island Games Association of the Cayman Islands, CARIFTA and the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee.