The Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) was held this year in Barbados. Team Bahamas won forty six medals and came in fourth overall, beating teams from Aruba, Cuba, Bermuda, Jamaica and others.
Four Abaconians swam with Team Bahamas at this year’s CISC: Miller Albury, Joshua Wong, Albury Higgs and Lilly Higgs.
Miller Albury swam in the 50m backstroke, 100m backstroke, 200m backstroke, 50m free, 100m free and in the relays.
Joshua Wong swam the 13-14 year old Boys Relays, the 50m breast, 100m breast
Albury Higgs, in the 13-14 year old 100m breast and 50m breast, placed first. In both of these races her times broke CISC records. She also swam with the gold medaling 13-14 Girls Relay team.
Lilly Higgs swam the 400m Free and with the Girls 13-14 Relays.
Miller Albury and Joshua Wong s
wam together on the Boys 13-14 Relay team. They earned a Bronze Medal in the 400m Medley Relay.
Sisters (Albury and Lilly Higgs) swam together in the Girls 13-14 Relay team. They earned a gold medal in the 400m Medley relay.
These swimmers are no stranger to the international stage. Earlier this year they represented Team Bahamas in CARIFTA where The Bahamas came in first for Swimming.