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Stoute breaks another CARIFTA record

April 2, 2024

Barbados’ medal tally at the CARIFTA Swimming Championships in the Bahamas stands at 28, going into this evening’s final pool session.

Competing at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre last evening, Heidi Stoute continued her dominance in the Girls 3-14 age group with two more Gold medals, with both being CARIFTA records.

First in the 1500 metre Freestyle in a time of 18 minutes 08.07 seconds, then in the 100 metre Freestyle in 57.52 seconds.

Barbados got a one-two in that 100 free, with Jaiya Simmons getting the Silver in one minute; 0.02 seconds.

Simmons also secured a Gold medal in the 200 metre Individual Medley, clocking two minutes; 29.86 seconds, as well as Gold in the 200m Fly in two minutes; 32.62.

The Girls 13-14 won Gold in the 800m Free Relay in nine minutes; 05.51 seconds.

Saniya Minnis won Silver in the Girls 13-14 100m Free in 37.55.

Michael Sobers took Bronze in the Boys 11-12 200m IM in two minutes; 33.65 seconds.

Victor Ashby won Bronze in the Boys 13-14 200m Fly in two minutes; 22.48.

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