May 22, 2013
Leno Corporate Services Limited has partnered with the Barracuda Swim Club to host the Leno-Barracuda Invitational Swim Meet this coming weekend, Friday and Saturday, at the Betty Kelly-Kenning National Aquatics Center.
"Leno Corporate Services is honored to support and endorse the Barracuda Swim Club. We have always believed that investing in the talents of our athletes is a priceless endeavor," said Khalil Braithwaite, Manager of Business Development and Client Relations at Leno Corporate Services. "Leno is excited and enthusiastic to have this opportunity to contribute to the continued success of swimming which develops discipline and values as swimmers pursue their goals."
Dion Gibson, president of the Barracuda Swim Club, said: "We are so pleased and excited to enter into this partnership with Leno Corporate Services. We are grateful to them for choosing to support our club and the sport of swimming. This is Leno's first swim meet and we welcome them to our swim family and look forward to a successful relationship in the future." He also said: "Our coaching staff has prepared our swimmers well for the meet this weekend which promises to be very competitive and exciting. This meet give the swimmers a chance to achieve qualifying times as well as better their times to qualify for the upcoming 42nd RBC Bahamas National Swimming Championships which will begin Thursday evening on June 20."
The Bahamas Swimming Federation's (BSF) National Championships are set for June 20-23, 2013.
Swimmers both locally and internationally will compete this weekend as it is also the last FINA qualifying meet before the CCCAN (Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation) Swimming Championships, which will begin on the last Saturday in June.
The Barracuda Swim Club is asking the Bahamian public to come out and experience the excitement of what should be an extremely competitive swim meet. About a dozen swim clubs throughout The Bahamas are expected to take part in the meet which will get underway on Friday at 6 p.m., and will continue on Saturday, starting at 9 a.m.
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