Bajan Carifta swimmers praised
Barbados’ swimmers have been lauded for their performances at the Carifta Championships.
During a visit to the team at the Aquatic Centre, marketing coordinator at RUBIS, Gabrielle Barrow, congratulated them on their efforts.
The 24-member team placed seventh overall with a haul of 30 medals, comprising 14 gold, nine silver and seven bronze.
“RUBIS is extremely proud of the team’s performance and has been a big supporter over the past few years,” Barrow said.
Team manager Andrea Titus explained that some national records were broken and a couple of swimmers achieved personal bests in their times.
“We are really pleased with how the team performed. Jack Kirby brought his personal medal tally to five after a win in the 50-metre freestyle while Danielle Titus set two national open records in the 50 metres and 100 metres backstroke,” she said.
The manager also took the opportunity to thank RUBIS for into their contribution towards the official team shirts.
The next major event for the swimmers will be the CCCAN Championships, scheduled for Aruba from June 24 to July 7. (PR)