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Titus through to two CCCAN finals


Titus through to two CCCAN finals

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DANIELLE TITUS is one several Barbadians who have advanced to finals on the opening day of the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) Championships at the Aquatic Centre.

Titus is through to two finals with the fastest qualifying times in each event. In the 11-12 Girls’ 100 metre back stroke, she advanced with a time of 1 minute 08.98 seconds and Trinidad and Tobago’s Gabriela Donahue was second fastest with 1:10.26.

Danielle Treasure swam 1:17.93 and did not make the final eight.

Titus also clocked 28.92 seconds in the 11-12 Girls’ 50 metre freestyle, while Katie Kyle of St Lucia recorded the next best time of 29.11 seconds. Barbados’ Kayla Smith clocked 30.25 seconds and did not advance to the final. cccan-2015-logo

Nkosi Dunwoody will appear in three finals later today.

Dunwoody clocked a personal best 1:08.35 in the 11-12 Boys’ 100 metre backstroke with Curacao’s Mekhayl Engel second fastest in 1:08.71. He was second fastest in the 50 metre freestyle with a time of 27.33, while Ky Odlum of the Virgin Islands was the fastest qualifier with 27.32 seconds.

Dunwoody will also swim in the 11-12 Boys’ 200 metre breaststroke which is a straight final.

Jack Kirby is also through to two finals. He clocked 1:04.68 to advance to the finals of the 13-14 Boys’ 100 metre backstroke with the fastest time and will appear in the final of the 200 metre IM along with Luis Sebastien Weekes. Damon St Prix will swim in the finals of the 50 metre freestyle.

Matthew Courtis and Russell Oliver have both advanced to the final of the 18 and Over Men’s 200 metre IM.

The finals are expected to begin this evening at 5:30 p.m. at the Aquatic Centre. (PG)