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Bahamas Swim Team Comes Away Victorious at Carifta Games
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Apr 10, 2015 - 7:26:57 PM

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Photos: Patricia Albury

Joanna Evans breaks two records

It was an exciting and successful competition for The Bahamas swimming team as they finished in the lead spot for team points at the 44th annual Carifta swimming championships held at the Barbados Aquatics Center from April 4-8th.  As for medals The Bahamas collected 54 in total with an outstanding 29 gold, 17 silver, and 8 bronze, coming second to Barbados with Trinidad and Tobago third in medals.  See all medal counts here.

Setting a new age group (15-17) record and senior national record in the 400m for The Bahamas, Joanna Evans came out on top with 4:59.25. She another record in the 200m with 2:03.00. She gathered 10 gold medals and 4 silver at the event. Evans has automatically qualified for the Pan Am Games.

Evans made up for 77 of The Bahamas overall 756.5 team points. Barbados came second with team points of 642.50; and third was Trinidad and Tobago with 494.50. All team points here.


Here are some of the results:

Girls 13-14 800 Meter Free
(Place, Name, Age, Country, Time)
1 Higgs, Lilly L 14 BAH 9:32.82
2 Kock, Florence 14 ARU 9:40.61
3 Lyn, Annabella 14 JAM 9:41.98


Girls 15-17 800 Meter Free

1 Evans, Joanna L 17 BAH 8:49.32
2 Gill, Hannah 15 BAR 9:12.88
3 Dols, Michelle 17 JAM 9:19.10


Girls 13-14 200 Meter Breast

1 Higgs, Lilly L 14 BAH 2:41.14
2 Joachim, Shne S 14 SVG 2:45.67
3 Russell, Victoria E 14 BAH 2:47.60


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Photo: Patricia Albury

Boys 11-12 200 Meter Breast

1 Dunwoody, Nkosi 12 BAR 2:40.08
2 Carey, Davante S 12 BAH 2:47.52
3 Malac, Seïfiann 12 FGU 2:47.56


Boys 13-14 200 Meter Breast

1 Bastian, Izaak Z 13 BAH 2:28.15
2 Weekes, Luis Sebastian 14 BAR 2:32.49
3 Russell, Tyler T 14 BAH 2:33.15


Girls 15-17 200 Meter Breast

1 Higgs, Albury A 15 BAH 2:39.53
2 Evans, Joanna L 17 BAH 2:43.54
3 McMaster, Leanne 17 JAM 2:53.40


Boys 15-17 50 Meter Back

1 Carey, Dionisio S 17 BAH 28.29
2 Mascoll-Gomes, Noah 15 ANT 28.46
3 Aimable, Steven 15 FGU 28.96


Boys 11-12 100 Meter Fly

1 Pinder, Ian X 12 BAH 1:05.36
2 Joseph, Aqeel 12 TTO 1:05.82
3 Martin, Lleyton 12 ANT 1:06.12


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Photos: Patricia Albury

Boys 15-17 100 Meter Fly

1 Pigot, Zuhayr 17 SUR 55.00
2 Fernander, N'Nhyn M 16 BAH 56.39
3 Goin, Emil 16 TTO 57.23


Boys 11-12 400 Meter Free Relay

1 GUA A 4:11.18
Batrin, Lucca 12 Bourgeois, Mitch 11
Hipp Dinane, Matthys 12 Boileau, Romeo 12
2 BAH A 4:19.82
Taylor, Lamar C 11 Pinder, Ian X 12
Russell, Tristan D 12 Lockhart, Kevon D 12
3 LCA A 4:21.67
Odlum-Smith, Jayhan 12 Archibald, Jamarr 12
Monplaisir, Terell 12 Dyke-Elliott, Ethan 12


Girls 15-17 400 Meter Free Relay

1 BAR A 4:04.70
Sherry, Sariyah 16 Clarke, Alexis 16
Willoughby, Kimberley 17 Gill, Hannah 15
2 BAH A 4:04.94
Higgs, Albury A 15 Sturrup, Simone R 16
Weech, Andreas T 16 Evans, Joanna L 17
3 JAM A 4:06.90
McMaster, Leanne 17 Dols, Michelle 17
Sinclair, Angara 15 Chang, Ivana 17
4 TTO A 4:1


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Photos: Patricia Albury

Boys 11-12 50 Meter Fly

1 Lockhart, Kevon D 12 BAH 29.12
2 Pinder, Ian X 12 BAH 29.29


Boys 15-17 50 Meter Fly

1 Pigot, Zuhayr 17 SUR 25.43
2 Fernander, N'Nhyn M 16 BAH 25.64


Girls 13-14 200 Meter Free

1 Kock, Florence 14 ARU 2:11.33
2 Higgs, Lilly L 14 BAH 2:11.36


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Joanna Evans took gold in the open water swim. Photo: Patricia Albury

Boys 11-12 100 Meter Back R L Seale & Co.

1 Engel, Mekhayl 12 CUR 1:08.84
2 Dunwoody, Nkosi 12 BAR 1:09.57
3 Carey, Davante S 12 BAH 1:10.19


Girls 13-14 100 Meter Back R L Seale & Co.

1 Stamp, Virginia A 13 BAH 1:09.22


Girls 13-14 400 Meter IM

1 Higgs, Lilly L 14 BAH 5:11.92


Girls 15-17 400 Meter IM

1 Evans, Joanna L 17 BAH 4:59.25R
2 Higgs, Albury A 15 BAH 5:07.81
3 Maduro, Rebecca 16 ARU 5:22.89


Boys 11-12 400 Meter Medley Relay

1 BAH A 4:41.93
2 GUA A 4:43.55
3 LCA A 4:50.89

Girls 13-14 400 Meter Medley Relay

1 ARU A 4:38.35R
2 BAH A 4:39.28
3 GUA A 4:43.85

Boys 13-14 400 Meter Medley Relay

1 BAR A 4:11.48R
2 BAH A 4:15.09
3 TTO A 4:19.18


Girls 15-17 400 Meter Medley Relay

1 BAH A 4:35.63
2 JAM A 4:40.55
3 TTO A 4:40.86

Boys 15-17 400 Meter Medley Relay

1 BAH A 4:05.30
2 TTO A 4:05.48
3 ISV A 4:07.90


ALL RESULTS HERE

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Bahamas receives the Carifta championship trophy for the 2nd consecutive year (and 2nd in our history) Photo: Bryn MacPhail



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