Swimming

Record times at BASA event

  • Impressive time: Logan Watson-Brown

There were several top performances by the islandís youngsters at the Mailboxes Unlimited Winter Age Groups event last Friday.

Held at the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association pool at Saltus Grammar School, there were 27 events featuring swimmers from Sharks Swim Club Bermuda, Harbour Amateur Swim Club and Dolphin Swim Team of Bermuda.

Among the highlights were Skyler Powell, of Sharks, breaking her own record in the Girls 15 & Over 400 metres individual medley in a time of 5min 12.81sec, lowering her time of 5: 17.41.

Brian Desmond, also of Sharks, broke Jason Mastalirís 1,500 freestyle record, which had stood since June 2007. The previous record was 16:53.80, with Desmond posting a time of 16:52.57 in the Boysí 15 & Over category.

Logan Watson-Brown set the new record in the girlsí 15-16 200 freestyle in a time of 2:05.88. The previous record was held by Vanessa Esposito 2:08.32.