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30 member swimming team announced for CARIFTA

JUSTIN MARVILLE, justinmarville@nationnews.com

Added 22 March 2018

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Danielle Titus among the swimmers named in the CARIFTA team. (FP)

DANIELLE TITUS is taking her talents to Jamaica.

Barbados’ future Olympic hopeful is set to lead a talented 30-member contingent including Jack Kirby, Nkosi Dunwoody and McCallum Clarke to contest next week’s CARIFTA Swimming Championships.

The squad was named earlier this week ahead of next Monday’s final practice session at the Aquatic Centre.

It features some 19 pool swimmers, eight open water contestants and a further five artistic swimmers.

Titus heads a strong female group that includes Danielle Treasure, Zahra Gaskin and Dunwoody’s younger sister, Aza.

In the boys’ categories, Kirby leads the charge as a qualifier for the 2018 Youth Olympics and will be ably supported by multi-CARIFTA gold medallists in Clarke, Luis Sebastian Weekes and the elder Dunwoody.

Nkosi Dunwoody and CARIFTA triathlon gold medallist Niel Skinner will double up and contest the open water swim as well. (JM)

SQUAD:

11-12 Girls: Amelie Baker, Adia Deane, Milli-Jo MacDonald, Adara Stoddard.

13-14 Girls: Aza Dunwoody, Zahra Gaskin, Kelani Talma, Danielle Treasure.

15-17 Girls: Kyra MacDonald,

Danielle Titus

11-12 Boys: Omari Sealy.

13-14 Boys: Roan Baker, McCallum Clarke,

Niel Skinner, Tristan Pragnell.

15-17 Boys: Nkosi Dunwoody, Jack Kirby,

Jumar Walrond, Luis Sebastian Weekes.

Open Water: Danielle Clarke, Chara Hinds,

Kayla Renwick, Shirkeitha Hunte,

Eric Lashley, Niel Skinner, Nkosi Dunwoody.

Artistic Swimming: Samaiyah Forde, Gracie Foster, Hailey Mahy, Nia Morris, Erika Loustric.

Management: Darny Olalde Hernandez (swimming head coach), Ancille Inniss (swimming coach), Andrea Titus (swimming team manager), Merville Sealy (swimming chaperone), Samantha Clarke (open water team manager), Matthew Lashley (open water chaperone), Keira Bloom (artistic swimming coach), Simone Morris (artistic swimming manager).

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