Ten swimmers with a minimum of Two Triple ‘A’ times, qualified will represent Saint Lucia at the 2019 edition of the Caribbean and Central American (CCCAN) Swim Championship in Barbados.
Team Saint Lucia includes 11 – 12 year old Karic Charles and Tristan Dorville; 13 – 14 year old D’ Andre Blanchard, Ziv Reynolds and Naima Hazell, all swimming six events each.
In the 13 – 14 age category, Naekeisha Louis will be swimming 5 events with 15 – 17 year old Mikaili Charlemagne swimming 7 events, Ethan Dyke Elliott will swim 4 events, Jayhan Odlum Smith 5 events and Terrel Monplaisir 8 events.
Preparation for CCCAN commenced after the Carifta Swim Championship to include additional pool training sessions and mental training exercises.
Though a touch competition June 28th to July 2nd in Barbados with well-seasoned swimmers throughout the region and Central America including teams from the Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Panama, Jamaica, El Salvador and Cayman Islands to name a few, team Saint Lucia will remain well focused and positive with the agenda at hand.
The swimmers will be accompanied by Team Manager Tessa Louis-Charles, Head Coach Brian Charles and Chaperone Sabrina Odol.
Saint Lucia Aquatics Federation, President Eddie Hazell commented “The swimmers are all in good spirits and aiming for individual goals. SLAF continues to provide the necessary support and wishes them success through this journey.”