The Bahamas names strong 36-member squad for 2020 Carifta Swimming Championships

By March 09, 2020

Three-time defending Carifta Games Swimming Champions The Bahamas has named a 36-member team that will be going for a fourth consecutive title in Barbados next month.

The championships will be at the Barbados Aquatic Centre from April 11 -14.

The Bahamas Aquatics Federation has named the team that will feature 19 returning members including Marvin Johnson who won 10 individual gold medals and four relay gold medals at last year’s championships.

Also included is Nigel Forbes who set three championship records on his way to winning six medals,  four of them gold, one silver and a bronze at last month’s UANA Cup in Lima, Peru.

The 36-member squad is as follows:

Tia-Isabella Adderley (11-12), Mia Patton (11-12), Zidane Salting (11-12), Elle Theberge (11-12), Rayven Ward (11-12), Zoe Williamson (11-12), Abayomi Brown (13-14), Maria Fox (13-14), Rhanishka Gibbs (13-14), Keianna Moss (13-14), Seannia Norville-Smith (13-14), Mia Sastre (13-14), Katelyn Cabral (15-17), Jamilah Hepburn (15-17), Rachel Lundy (15-17), Anya MacPhail (15-17), Delaney Mizell (15-17) and Zaylie-Elizabeth Thompson (15-17).

Jarrod Charles (11-12), Caleb Ferguson (11-12), Ellie Gibson (11-12), Zion Gibson (11-12), Tristan Hepburn (11-12), Asher Johnson (11-12), Donald Saunders (11-12), Caden Wells (11-12), Jack Barr (13-14), Tristin Ferguson (13-14), Nigel Forbes (13-14), Marvin Johnson (13-14), Joshua Newry (13-14), DaVante Carey (15-17), Ian Pinder (15-17), Lamar Taylor (15-17), Erald Thompson III (15-17) and Mark-Anthony Thompson (15-17).

Last year, The Bahamas won 73 medals 35 gold, 18 silver and 20 bronze medals at the Carifta Swimming Championships.

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