Jamaica’s Impressive Performance: 46 Medals at Caribbean Swimming Championships

Jamaican swim team wins 46 medals - Photo by Michael C Lyn

Jamaican swimmers finished their competitions at the 21st staging of the Caribbean Island Swimming Championships (CISC) by winning 14 medals on the last day. The swimmers’ medal total at the competition, which was held at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Center in the Bahamas, was 46, which included 14 gold medals, 20 silver, and 12 bronze. The total far surpassed the expected 29 medals predicted at the start of the championships. Gold medal winners included Timothy Wynterm who won the first gold medal for Jamaica on the first day of the competition in the Boys’ 18 and over 50 meter backstroke, Britney Williams in the Girls’ 13-14 400 meter freestyle, Emily MacDonald in the Girls’ 11-12 age group in the 50 meter freestyle, Breanna Roman in the Girls’ 18 and over 100 meter breaststroke, and Keanan Dols in the Boys’ 15-17 200 meter backstroke.

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