The XXXIV Carifta Swimming Championships 2019 got underway in Barbados.
A total of 8 medals were won on the opening day that included 4 Gold, 3 Silver and a Bronze.
Bermuda's first Medal was a Gold from Giada Dudley-Pun in the 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke, Imojen Judd also won a Gold Medal when she touched the wall first during the 11-12 Girls 20 LC Meters Backstroke.
Sam Williamson picked up Bermuda’s 3rd Gold Medal of the day when he won the 13-14 Boy’s LC 200 Meters Breaststroke, with the final Gold Medal performance coming during the 11-12 Girls 4x100 LC Meters Freestyle Relay, with Pippa Charleson, Bella Howes, Imojen Judd and Giada Dudley-Pun.
Logan Watson-Brown won the Silver Medal competing in the 15-17 Girls 100 LC Meters Butterfly, while Elijah Daley won the Silver Medal in the 11-12 Boy’s 100 LC Meters Butterfly.
Elan Daley captured a Silver Medal for finishing second in the 13-14 Girls 50 LC Meters Backstroke, she would also win a Bronze Medal during the 13-14 Girls 200 LC Meters Breaststroke.
Taylor White finished second in the 13-14 Girls 800 LC Meter Freestyle when she was clocked at 9:53.25.
Giada Dudley-Pun clocked the fastest 11-12 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke Preliminary time of 2:54.69, Daria Desmond also advanced to the Final finishing 5th clocking 3:04.76.
Elijah Daley and Rhys Insley both advanced to the 11-12 Boys 200 LC Meter Breaststroke Finals, Daley had the 4th fastest Preliminary time of 2:54.36 and Insley was 5th clocking 2:55.50.
Elan Daley advanced to the 13-14 Girls 200 LC Meter Breaststroke Final when she was clocked at 2:57.21, while Josephine Duerden was 6th in a time of 2:57.21.
During the 13-14 Boys 200 LC Meter Breaststroke Preliminaries, Sam Williamson clocked the fastest time of 2:32.47.
Imojen Judd’s time of 32.67 saw her clock the fastest 11-12 Girls 50 LC Meter Backstroke Preliminary time, while Bella Howes finished 10th clocking 35.76.
In the 11-12 Boys 50 LC Meter Backstroke Preliminaries, Elijah Daley advanced to the final with the 5th fastest time of 32.23, while Brandon Adkins finished 13th clocking 33.89.
Elan Daley clocked a time of 31.72 on her way to recording the fastest Preliminary time during the 13-14 Girls 50 LC Meter Backstroke, while Emma Kittleson finished 16th clocking 34.07.
Logan Watson-Brown advanced to the 15-17 Girls 50 LC Meter Backstroke Final when she finished 5th during the Preliminaries clocking 30.74, Gabriela Pitman finished 14th with a time of 34.21.
Two Bermuda 13-14 Boys 50 LC Meter Backstroke swimmers advanced to the Final, Finn Moseley was 5th in the Preliminaries with a time of 29.33, while Sam Williamson finished 7th clocking 30.07.
Brett Smith finished 6th in the 15-17 Boys 50 LC Meter Backstroke Preliminaries when he touched the wall in a time of 28.60, while Jack Harvey was 7th with a time of 28.95.
During the 11-12 Girls 100 LC Meter Butterfly Preliminaries Pippa Charleson was 7th with a time of 1:14.21 and Imojen Judd was 9th stopping the clock in a time of 1:14.75.
Elijah Daley advanced to the 11-12 Boys 100 LC Meter Butterfly Final after recording a Preliminary time of 1:05.90, while Brandon Adkins finished 13th with a time of 1:11.6.
During the 13-14 Girls 100 LC Meter Butterfly, Elan Daley finished 4th with a time of 1:07.54, while Taylor White was 9th with a time of 1:09.68.
Logan Watson-Brown clocked time of 1:06.23 on her way to advancing to the 15-17 Girls 100 LC Meter Butterfly Final when she finished 2nd 1:06.23.
During the 15-17 Boys 100 LC Meter Butterfly Preliminaries Zebedee Wakely was 12th with a time of 1:00.36 and Caleb Ingham was 15th clocking 1:02.16.