(CMR) The Cayman Islands team is expected to display outstanding performances at the World Aquatics Championships 2023, currently underway in Fukuoka, Japan.
Jordan Crooks, who won gold last year, is joined by his sister Jillian Crooks and Harper Barrowman in representing Cayman at the championships.
Harper Barrowman is the first swimmer to compete, recording a personal best in the 400m freestyle, where she clocked 4:26.88 (2:12.22 in the 200m).
The team is accompanied by Coach Darren Mew and Technical Director for Swimming Coach Jacky Pellerin. Jordan Crook’s coach Matt Kredich, director of Swimming & Diving University of Tennessee and Kendall Wilhelm-Glab, assistant athletic trainer, Swimming & Diving, University of Tennessee, are also present.
World Aquatics, formerly known as the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), is the sole and exclusive world governing body for all Aquatics. Since June 2021, under the presidency of Captain Husain Al Musallam, World Aquatics comprises 209 National Member Federations in the five continents.