Stoute leads medal haul among swimmers
Heidi Stoute is the toast of the Barbados swim team after bagging three more gold medals at the 36th CARIFTA Aquatics Championships in Curacao.
Team Barbados have so far won seven gold, nine silver and 11 bronze medals over the first three days of competition.
And Stoute, who is competing in the girls’ 13-14 age category, has been in a class by herself.
On Saturday night, she won individual gold in the 100 metres freestyle in 59.84 seconds and was part of the 4x200m free relay team that was first in 9 minutes 16.74 seconds. The other gold came in Friday’s 200m free in 2:10.14
On Saturday, Zachary Burke (11-12) won silver (2:37.13) and bronze (35.31) in the 200M individual medley and 50m breaststroke, respectively.
Amiya Harrison was second in the 11-12 girls’ 200IM in 2:43.71and Adara Stoddard won the other silver medal in a time of 2:30.88 among the 15-17 girls.
Earlier Saturday, Isabelle Mayers (19:43.39) and Heidi Barker (20:16.97) won silver and bronze respectively in the 13-14 and 15-17 freestyle over 1500 metres and the 11-12 girls were third in the 400m relay in 5:23.22
On Friday, there were silver medals for Burke in the 50m fly (28.93); Jaiya Simmons (30.03) in the same event and Stoddard (5:21.94) in the 400IM.
Stoddard was third in the 200 free (2:12.43), Toria Alleyne was also third in the 13-14 girls (2:16.47) and Harrison in the 11-12 girls’ 50m fly in a time of 31.20 seconds. (SAT)
Barbados are fourth overall with 365 points.
The Bahamas are dominating the meet with 863 points, followed by Cayman Islands and Trinidad and Tobago with 572 and 407 points, respectively. (SAT)