Martin wins gold as team Antigua performs well at CCCAN

Lleyton Martin, the reigning Junior Sportsman of the Year, recorded a personal best of 25.83 to take top prize in 50 meters butterfly.

Young swimmer Lleyton Martin continues to show progress in the pool, winning gold at the Central American & Caribbean Swimming Championships in Trinidad.

Martin, the reigning Junior Sportsman of the Year, recorded a personal best of 25.83 to take top prize in 50 meters butterfly at the new aquatic center in Couva, south Trinidad over the weekend.

The medal complemented the athlete’s sliver which he won in the 100 meters butterfly on the tournament’s opening day. Martin had also clocked a personal best of 55.16 to finish fourth in the 100 meters freestyle event.

There was a medal as well for Jadon Wuillluez after he placed second in the 50 meters freestyle in a time of 31.27, a personal best. Wuilluez had earlier clocked 2:22.24 in the individual medley to finish sixth in the contest.

The competition was due to climax on Sunday night with a number of Antiguan swimmers battling for top spots in various distances.