November 29, 2012
EIGHT RECORDS TUMBLE AT DEVELOPMENTAL SWIM MEET
The St Lucia Amateur Swimming Association continued with its mandated series of developmental swim meets with the "SHORT AXIS STROKES MEET" successfully hosted on, Sunday 25th November 2012 at the Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre.
This particular meet was designed to encourage the swimmers to strive for best times in the Short Axis Strokes (i.e. Breaststroke and Butterfly) and included swimmers who have just started training in the club system, more experienced swimmers, elite swimmers and the Masters.
The seven main Swim clubs in the island were all represented, Lightning Aquatics Swim Club SHARKS Swim Club, Racers Swim Club, Southern Flying Swim Club, Sea Hawks Swim Club, Cobras Swim Club and Sea Jays Swim Club
Eight Age group records were established being
Female 8 & Under 100 Breast
Shalini Joseph 2:
Female 8 & Under 200 Breast
Jorja Medrick 4:
Female 8 & Under 50 Fly
Maya Hilaire 44.
Female 9-10 200 Breast
Female 9-10 100 Fly
Katelin Samuel 1:20.25 SHARK
Female 13-14 100 Fly
Thalia Bergasse 1:12.82
Female 13-14 200 Fly
Bailey Spiegelberg 3:06.69 SHARK
Male 9-10 100 Fly
Ethan Dyke-Elliott 1:18.06 SJ'S
This event also gave the athletes exposure in competition and helps to prepare them for the December and January meets.