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Ten swimmers from SVG’s Black Sands Swim Squad (BSSS) took part in the Barbados Invitational Swim Meet held May 23 to 26.

Alexander Joachim and Kennice Greene led the way, both winning a flurry of medals in their individual races.

Joachim won 3 gold and 5 silver medals and finished the event second overall in the boys 15 years and over category.

Greene won 1 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals and also finished second overall in the girls 15 years and over category.

Other BSSS medal winners were:
* Kione Deshong — 1 gold and 1 silver medal
* William Bryer — 1 Gold medal
* Kenale Alleyne — 1 silver medal
* Eltonique Leonard — 2 bronze medals

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Joachim set two new SVG swim records in the 50 meter backstroke and the 200 meter freestyle (national open).

Competing for the very first time in a 50-meter pool were sisters Karina, Nua, Ebi and Zizi Griffith. Although they were unable to make it to the medal podium, all four sisters swam personal best times in their events.