Titans Swim Club's Kristin Julien achieved two Carifta A standards when the second day of the National Age Group Long Course Swimming Championships at the Marlins Swim Club in Westmoorings concluded Thursday.
Julien sped to 29.45 seconds in the one-lap 50 metres butterfly for the Girls 15-17 to secure the gold medal and qualification for the March 29-April 3 Carifta Games in Jamaica.
She beat the unattached Jessica Gay (30.62) and Syriah David (31.71) of Tidal Wave Aquatics (TWA) in that order.
Julien later went on to qualify fastest for the Girls 15-17 50m backstroke in a Carifta A time of 30.87.
Kael Yorke of TWA was also a Carifta A qualifier in the Boys 11-12 when he won the 50m butterfly in 29.42 to get to the finish ahead of Silver Sharks' Jeron Thompson whose 29.95 met the Carifta B standard.
Thompson got another Carifta B time in the Boys 11-12 50m back when he was the second fastest qualifier (33.49) behind another Carifta B qualifier, Kyle Sirjoo (33.24)
Amira Pilgrim of Titans also achieved a Carifta B mark when she claimed gold in the Girls 13-14 50m butterfly in 30.98 ahead of Torpedoes' Jewel Mulrain (32.56) and Marlins' Mikka Cabral (33.22).
Atlantis Aquatics' Jada Chai splashed to a Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships (CCCAN) mark in the Girls 11-12 50m butterfly (31.58), beating her teammate Vrisnelit Faure (32.33) in a Carifta B standard clocking, while Marissa Packette of Point Fortin Darts (32.96) was third. Chai also earned a Carifta B standard in the preliminaries of the Girls 11-12 100m free (1:06.36).
Chai and Faure's teammate Joshua Mc Leod earned CCCAN times in the heats of the Boys 18 & over 100m free (52.69) and the 50m backstroke (27.76). UTT's Anthony Edwards (28.79), second fastest to McLeod was also a CCCAN qualifier.
Revash Ramtahal achieved a Carifta B and CCCAN standard in the heats of the Boys 13-14 50m backstroke (29.77) with the fastest time, while Blue Dolphins' Ariel Cape, with 33.86, earned a Carifta B time in the Girls 13-14 version of the event.
The finals of the 100m free, 50m back and 100m breast were expected to be contested last night, along with the finals of the 200m butterfly.