Team Bahamas Extends Lead After Day 3

The Bahamian swimmers and coaches had one goal which was to swim strong and extend that lead. They did just that on the third day as they widened the gap on the second-place team to 291 points after finishing with 863 total points. The Bahamas is competing in the 36th CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Willemstad, Curacao.

The Cayman Islands has 572 total points while Trinidad and Tobago sits in third place with 472 points.

The Bahamas also still dominating in the medal standings with 65 medals. The medal count included 28 gold, 31 silver and 16 bronze medals. The Cayman Islands has 41 medals and Trinidad and Tobago has 40 medals.

Rhanishka Gibbs smashed the CARIFTA record in the 17-15 girls 50 meters (m) breaststroke when she swam 32.29 seconds in the morning session yesterday. The old record was 32.70 seconds set by Bahamian Lilly Higgs who did it in 2017.

Today is the final day with the morning session running off with the 400 meters (m) freestyle, 50m free, 100m breaststroke, 200m free preliminary events.