Swim team hoping to do well
THEY SAY quality is better than quantity.
Barbados’ CARIFTA swimmingmteam is testament to that.
As the 20-member squad sets off to do battle in The Bahamas at the 27th CARIFTA Swimming Championships this weekend, they know that the numbers will be against them.
For the third time in three years, the team will be well below the maximum 36 swimmers allowed as they head off in hopes of surpassing last year’s fifth place performance at the Aquatic Centre.
But after Barbados achieved two consecutive hauls of 48 medals, including a tournament-topping 21 gold medals last year with only a 17-member team, hopes are high that they will be able to surpass that medal tally as well as improve on their overall placing.
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