Martin wins another gold as Antigua gets five CCCAN medals

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National youth swimmer, Lleyton Martin, claimed a second gold medal for team Antigua & Barbuda at the Central American & Caribbean Swimming Championships in Trinidad on Sunday’s final day, clocking 25.02 seconds to win the 50 metres freestyle in the 13-14 age category.
Martin, the reigning Junior Sportsman of the Year, had previously recorded a personal best of 25.83 to take gold in the 50 metres butterfly at the new aquatic center in Couva, south Trinidad over the weekend.
The Antiguan also captured silver at the swimming championships when he placed second in the 100 metres butterfly.
Also on Sunday’s final competition day, Stefano Mitchell, competing in the 15-17 age category, swam his way to a bronze medal in the 50 metres freestyle. He clocked 23.81 seconds to set a new national record.
There were also noteworthy performances from Makaela Holowchak and Jadon Wuilluez on Sunday. Holowchak clocked 4:45.90 to finish eight in the 400 metres freestyle while Wuilluez clocked 1:12.72 in the 100 metres breast stroke to finish eighth also.
Antigua & Barbuda finished with a total of five medals. Martin had three medals while there was one each for Wuilluez and Mitchell.

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