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SLAF Picks Team for 2023 CARIFTA Swim Meet

Nine swimmers have been selected by the Saint Lucia Aquatics Federation to represent the island at the 2023 CARIFTA Swimming Championship to be held from April 3 to 11, at the Pisina “Enith Brigitha” in Curacao.

The competitors are from Aruba, Bahamas, Guyana, Grenada, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and other territories.

The competitions will be conducted in accordance with WORLD AQUATICS Rules 2022 – 2025 in force at the start of the competition.

WORLD AQUATICS Rule SW4.4 shall be applied.

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Competitors will compete in the following age groups: 11-12 Female & Male, 13-14 Female & Male, and 15-17 Female & Male.

Following SLAF Independence Swimming Championship and the Meeting Air Caraibes in Martinique, the technical team disclosed the names of the swimmers with the qualifying standards.

These swimmers include;

Boys

11-12 Noah Dorville

13-14 Antoine Destang

15-17 Tristan Dorville

15-17 Karic Charles

15-17 Ethan Hazell

15-17 D’andre Blanchard

Girls

13-14 Fayth Jeffery

15-17 Naima Hazell

15-17 Naekeisha Louis

SLAF President Eddie Hazell noted, “I acknowledge that it will be  a tough championship as most of our swimmers have aged up but I am confident that based on their recent performances and the work they have been putting in, they will continue to make us proud.”

During the period of preparation, the team will be seeking to achieve the qualifying standards for the upcoming CCCAN.

An SLAF official stated that the Association looks forward to preparing its swimmers for this prestigious sporting competition, CARIFTA 2023.

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