The Blue Marlins Swim Club swam away with six medals at the recently concluded 16th RHAC (Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre) Inter-Club Invitational Swim Meet, in St. Lucia from April 9-12.
In the Girls 8 and under category, Kennice Greene won silver medals in the 25 meter breaststroke and the 25 meter butterfly. She also won a bronze in the 200 meter freestyle.
In the Boys 8 and under, Jayson Sandy won a silver medal in the 100 meter breaststroke, while Brandon George won a bronze in the 200 meter individual medley. \In the 9-10 age group, older brother, Bryson George also received a bronze medal in the 200 meter breaststroke. The other swimmers were Tai Joseph, Kylah Harry and Kenalé Alleyne.
All of the Blue Marlins members recorded personal best times. Kenalé Alleyne and Bryson George both had 10 top-ten finishes, while Kennice Greene, Jayson Sandy and Brandon George ended the weekend with nine top 10 finishes each. The swimmers were accompanied by their coach, Niesha Alexander.
The Black Sands Swim Club of SVG also traveled to St. Lucia to take part in the weekend’s events and recorded great success.
Sixteen swim clubs from six countries — Antigua, Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines — participated in the meet.