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36 to represent St. Lucia at 25th OECS Swimming Championship

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Ethan Dyke Elliott at the  OECS swim champs 2014.

Ethan Dyke Elliott at the OECS swim champs 2014.

PRESS RELEASE – After 3 days of intense competition at the Caprisun Short Course Nationals, which represented the Trial meet for the selection of Team St. Lucia to represent at the 25th OECS Swimming Championship, schedule in Antigua at the Antigua Athletic Club in St. Johns, November 5th to the 8th 2015, St Lucia is all set to throw their talent in the pool.

St. Lucia swimmers will swim against Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Grenada and St. Vincent.

Under the watchful eyes of coaches Jamie Peterkin and Brian Charles and supported by 3 officials, the team looks forward to retaining the title and bringing the trophy home.

Team St. Lucia will comprise of 36 swimmers ranging in the 8 and under age group to the 18 and over. For the first time two of these swimmers will represent St. Lucia in the Open Water category.

St. Lucia Amateur Swimming Association presents Team St. Lucia

Males 8 and Under                                        Female 8 and under

Antoine Destang                                              Allie Capasso

Therron Herell                                                  Jasmine Stiede

Karic Charles

Male 9 – 10                                                        Female 9 – 10

D’Andre Blanchard                                           Naima Hazell      Naekeisha Louis

Ziv Reynolds                                                      Jorja Mederick  Raven Stiede

Male 11 – 12                                                      Female 11 -12

Terrel Monplaisir                                               Katie Kyle

Jammar Archibald                                             Mikaili Charlemagne

Jayhan Odlum Smith                                         Maya Hilaire

 

Male 13 – 14                                                       Female 13 – 14

Nicolas Mc Lennon                                            Eden Crick           Katelin Samuel

Devin Boodha                                                     Abbie Pultie

Dristan Mauricette                                              Mikaela Casimir

 

Male 15 – 17                                                        Female 15 – 17

Jaysi Daniel                                                         Thalia Bergasse

Christopher Phillips                                             Sarah Mayers

Mark Emanus

Male 18 and over                                                Female 18 and Over

Jonathan Calderon                                              Shernice Popo

Jonathan Mc Lennon                                           Christianne Beaubrun

Donna Graham-Capasso

Though facing challenges to fund the cost of sending the team, to date SLASA has received tremendous support from Lime for which they are extremely grateful. Other sponsors coming on board to assist are Lucelec, West Indies Shipping, Piton Malt, Bank of St. Lucia and KFC. SLASA and the swimming fraternity says Thank You.

Fund Raising continues at the Pigeon Island Causeway near the Landing with a grand BBQ and Tube Rides from 1pm – 6pm November 1st 2015. All are invited to come support the cause.

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  1. Congratulations to the Team. Corporate sponsors should really come on board to provide the assistance needed. It is time as a country we put our interest in developing the youth. We have a lot of undiscovered talent in several sporting disciplines.

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