May 18, 2022

OLYMPICS – Disappointing day for Caribbean swimmers [Cayman Islands Butler won heat one]

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From Barbados Today There was disappointment for the Caribbean on the opening day of swimming competition at the 2016 Olympic Games here Saturday, as none of the five swimmers in the opening session advanced to the next phase of competition. Oreoluwa Cherebin of Grenada escaped disqualification after her goggles snapped on the starting blocks and […]

Cayman Islands’ Butler siblings set sights on Rio 2016

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Sacrificing over 40 combined hours of training a week, the Butler siblings know nothing but hard work. Lara, 21, and Geoffrey Butler, 20, started swimming about one year apart and have never looked back.  “When I was 5 years old, my mum attended swimming classes,” Lara says, “because we lived on an island, she wanted […]