Swift Swimming dominates RBC nationals

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June 25, 2014

The Swift Swimming Club continues to dominate local swimming as it won its fourth straight RBC National Swimming Championships this past weekend, this time by more than 1,000 points. The club totaled 2,337 points compared to 1,235.50 for second place finisher, the Barracuda Swim Club. It was the most points ever scored at the nationals, and the biggest margin of victory ever recorded. Numerous national records were broken this past weekend. Swift Swimming won eight of the high point awards and captured three of the best swim trophies. The club also swept 19 races, finishing first, second and third. In club history, Swift Swimming has put swimmers on all international teams from the CARIFTA level straight up to the Olympics. Additionally, three of the club's swimmers have made the Commonwealth Games standards this year - Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, Joanna Evans and Dustin Tynes. Additionally, Swift swimmers Evans, Tynes and Dionisio Carey have qualified for the Youth Olympic Games this summer.

RBC National Swimming Championships' final point standings: Team points
1st - Swift Swimming 2,337 points
2nd - Barracuda Swim Club 1,235.50 points
3rd - Alpha Aquatics Swim Club
950.50 points
4th - Freeport Aquatic Club 709.50 points
5th - Abaco Swim Club 465 points
6th - The Dolphin Swimming Club 329 points
7th - Team Orca

296 points
8th - Sea Bees Swim Club 243.50 points
9th - Blue Marlin Aquatics 67 points
9th - Unattached

67 points
11th - Lyford Cay Swim Club 55 points
12th - Sea Waves Aquatic Team
20 points
13th - Mantas Water Polo Club
14 points

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News date : 06/25/2014    Category : Sports, Nassau Guardian Stories

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