The Judoka from Abaco made their contributions to the overall medal count with Desmondo Bootle getting the first gold medal in the Under 21 90+Kg division. He was followed by Desmond Bootle in the Under 21 60Kg division with another gold medal.
The Bahamas Judo Federation announced its full team of athletes for the inaugural CARITFA Judo Tournament which includes 37 Judoka which includes four from Abaco.
Abaco earned one bronze medal of the three captured by The Bahamas at the 28th US Junior Judo Open in Florida on July 22 – 24, the largest trip ever undertaken by Bahamas Judo as it was deemed necessary to gain athlete and administrative experience to host the upcoming 2017 …
Five members of The Abaco Judo Club spent three weeks in Nassau training at the National Judo Center in preparation for the upcoming US Jr. Judo Open. “Although only three of the members are going to the tournament the other two are putting in the hard work towards next year’s …
The Bahamian National Swim Team, which included three young Abaco swimmers, fell just short of gold at the 31st CARIFTA Aquatics Championships held in Martinique. That is not to say there were not stellar performances across the board as the National Team surged to a Silver medal – in no small part thanks to Abaco swimmers Miller Albury, Brayden Dam and Roman Pinder.
It was an emotional return for thirteen-year-old Jewel Pinder as she was greeted at the Leonard Thompson International Airport by dozens of friends and family cheering the success she and the Bahamas Swim Team enjoyed in winning the second CARIFTA Swimming Championship in as many years.
On the 13-14th March, The Bahamas Swimming Federation held its, "Last Chance" meet at The Betty Kelly Kenning swimming complex. This would be the final opportunity for any Bahamian swimmers trying to make the Bahamas CARIFTA Team 2015, to qualify.
An enthusiastic crowd of parents, family and friends cheered for swimmers young and old as the Eighth Annual Open Water Swim got underway at the public dock at the Crossing in Marsh Harbour on October 11.
The Bahamas Swim Team made history after winning the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships for the first time since the event began.
Lilly and Albury Higgs of Hope Town posted golden results at a recent set of swim meets in Nassau.