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Swimming: Cayman up to 12 medals at 2018 CCCAN Aruba


After four days of competition, Cayman’s amateur swimmers have won 12 medals overall at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming  Federation (CCCAN) Championship in Aruba’s Pisina Olimpico Roly Bisslik.

Leading the way is 11-year old Jillian Crooks with an impressive 4 gold (100 free, 50 back, 50 fly, 100 fly), 2 silver (200 im, 100 back) and 1 bronze medal (200 free) in the individual pool events. The Camana Bay Aquatic Club standout also helped the 11-12 mixed relay team to a bronze on day one (29 June).

Another standout performer for Cayman has been Stefano Bonati. The 12-year old has won two individual bronze in both 200 im and 200 breaststroke. Bonati was also apart of the 11-12 mixed relay with Crooks, Allyson Belfonte and Jake Alberga.

Belfonte won her first individual medal Monday (2 July) with a gold in the Girls 11-12 200 fly. Cayman also got a silver from 14-year old Sabine Ellison in the Girls 13-14 breaststroke on day two (30 June).

The meet includes swimmers from 28 nations. Pool events conclude Tuesday 3 June.

About the author

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at 333.6521 or

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