Carter, Martin lead T&T swimmers to Carifta
FORTY ONE swimmers and 13 water polo players will represent this country in Jamaica for the Carifta Swimming and Water Polo Championships from March 29-April 4.
USA-based swimmers Dylan Carter and Tyla Martin are expected to lead the 36-member contingent for the swim segment of the competition, including five swimmers—Kyle Carracciolo (Tidal Wave Aquatics-TWA), Christian Marsden (Marlins), Shania and Syriah David (TWA) and Theana Hay (Titans)—who take part in the Open Water 5k swim.
In all, eight swimmers will make up the T&T Open Water swim team, including Carraciolo, Marsden, the two Davids and Hay. The others are Jivan Chee Foon (unattached), Sachin Sankar (Petrotrin Barracudas) and Teresa Otero (Blue Dolphins). Most were chosen based on the Kia Around Gasparee Open Water Swim 5k that was held on Saturday.
And 13 water polo players were ratified at an emergency meeting of the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT).
The full teams are as follows
11-12 -Jada Chai, Jessie Changar, Hannah Chatfield, Vrisnelit Faure, Mia Otero,
13-14- Ariel Cape, Jewel Mulrain, Amira Pilgrim, Shania David
15-17- Syriah David, Alexandria Donahue, Theana Hay, Rebecca
Marshall, Tyla Martin
11-12- Kael Yorke, Jeron Thompson, Kyle Sirju, Rhajeev Ramdeen, Mark-Anthony
13-14- Aaron Acres, Adrian Goin, Derelle Prescott, Revash Ramtahal, Osaze
Riley, Justin Samlasingh, Kyle Carraciolo, Christian Marsden.
15-17- Jabari Baptiste, Dylan Carter, Jonathan Gillette, David Mc Leod, Jeron
O'Brien, Jonathan Ramkissoon, Joshua Romany, Emiro Goossen
Neal Marcano (manager); Edmund Pouchet (head coach); Hazel Haynes, Sharntelle Mc Lean, Brian Wickham, Vincent Tardieu (coaches); Roxanne Marcano, Natasha Lyder-George, Jason Wickham (chaperones).
13-14-Shania David, Teresa Otero
15-17-Syriah David Theana Hay
13-14-Kyle Carraciolo, Christian Marsden
15-17-Jivan Chee Foon, Sachin Sankar
Adam Alexis, Joseph Herrera, Daniel West, Krystien Sharpe, Massimiliano Di Cola, Kiev Alleyne, Keegan Ford, Liam Smith, Keanan Charles, Luke Gillette, Ethan Elliott, Liam Howell, Andrew Gillette.
Alan Too-A-Foo (head coach); Sheldon Bhawanie (manager); Kester Scanterbury (referee).