Martin Wins Third Carifta Medal

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Swimmer Lleyton Martin added to his medal count at the 2017 Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas on Tuesday, claiming silver in the 50 metres freestyle.
The athlete recorded a personal best time of 24.94 seconds to win a second silver medal to take his tally of medals at the meet to three. Martin also won gold in the 50m butterfly and silver in the 100m butterfly.
Also on the competition’s final day for the pool-based swimmers, Jadon Wuilliez won silver in the 100m breaststroke to add to his earlier bronze in the 200m breaststroke.
There was a freestyle relay medal for Antigua & Barbuda as well, as a team of Wuillez, Diallo Marshall, Alexander Bento and Martin captured bronze in the boys’ 13 to 14 age category.
In other results on Tuesday, Noah Mascoll-Gomes had an eighth place finish in the 50m freestyle, with Stefano Mitchell finishing three places up in the fifth position.
Zoe Dennis was sixth in the 100m breaststroke while, in the girls’
200m freestyle relay, Samantha Roberts, Bianca Mitchell, Olivier Fuller and Makaela Holochak combined for a sixth place finish.
Antigua & Barbuda finished 10th overall in the pool-based competition. The open water competition was slated for Tuesday also in the Bahamas.
Bahamas won the title with 785.5 points with Guadeloupe finishing second and Trinidad placing third.
Cayman Islands and Barbados were fourth and fifth, respectively.

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