Atlantic Medical and Barracuda team up for third annual invitational

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February 26, 2015

This weekend, a number of swim clubs in the country will be in action at the Betty Kelly-Kenning National Aquatics Centre. Atlantic Medical has once again partnered with the Barracuda Swim Club to host the third Annual Atlantic Medical Swim Invitational. Competition begins at 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Anastacia Francis of Atlantic Medical stated: "Once again, we are pleased to be a part of developing the youth of our nation in the sport of swimming by supporting the Barracuda Swim Club. For many years, Atlantic Medical has been a company that promotes healthy lifestyles, placing great importance on developing a healthy, fit nation by supporting various charities and civic organizations. Swimming is an activity that excels both in and out of the pool, as it develops discipline, passion and commitment to the sport and to the overall life of a child."

Dion Gibson, president of the Barracuda Swim Club, stated: "We are pleased once again to partner with Atlantic Medical Insurance, and we look forward to this continued relationship and support as we work together to advance the sport of swimming throughout The Bahamas."

The meet this weekend will give swimmers an opportunity to qualify for the 2015 CARIFTA Swimming Championships which will be held in Wildey, Barbados during the first week in April. The public is encouraged to come out and support the swimmers as they strive to qualify for CARIFTA. The competition is expected to be fierce. Fans are asked to be at the national aquatic center this Friday evening and Saturday morning to catch all of the excitement.

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News date : 02/26/2015    Category : Sports, Nassau Guardian Stories

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