Another solid day for swimmers

Sabine Ellison (L) and Allyson Belfonte provided the gold on Day 3. (Photos by CJ Moore)

Cayman Islands swimmers had another solid day in the pool on 2 April at the 2018 CARIFTA Swimming Championships at the National Aquatic Centre in Kingston, Jamaica, adding nine medals and increasing their three-day haul to 25.

Sabine Ellison (Girls 13-14 200m IM) and Allyson Belfonte (Girls 11-12 200m Butterfly) led the way with the team’s only gold medals of the day. Swimmers also picked up three silvers and four bronze.


Day 3 medal winners:

Girls 11-12 200m IM

Bronze: Jillian Crooks 2:39.94


Girls 13-14 200m IM

Gold: Sabine Ellison 2:31.88


Girls 11-12 200m Butterfly

Gold: Allyson Belfonte 2:40.50


Girls 13-14 200m Butterfly

Bronze: Stephanie Royston 2:33.29


Boys 13-14 200m Butterfly

Silver: Jake Bailey 2:19.82


Girls 15-17 200m Butterfly

Silver: Samantha Bailey 2:32.03


Boys 15-17 200m Butterfly

Silver: John Bodden 2:09.20


Boys 13-14 4x200m Freestyle Relay

Bronze: 8:36.93

(Ben Somerville, Corey Frederick-Westerborg, Finn Bishop, Jake Bailey)


Boys 15-17 4x200m Freestyle Relay

Bronze: 8:02.67

(Eddie Weber, Alex Dakers, Zachary Moore, John Bodden)


Swimmers are back in the pool on Tuesday, 3 April before shifting to the open water on the following day.

Cayman swimmers with 16 medals at CARIFTA midpoint

10 swimming medals after Day 1


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