Christanya Shirley Lives Up to Expectations at Swim Jamaica Sprints Meet

Christanya Shirley of the Marlins Swim club was one of the standout performers at the Swim Jamaica sprints meet, at the Stadium pool on Saturday.

A total of 15 records were broken at the meet with 14 being meet records and one national age group record.

The 10-year-old Shirley a recently crowned national champion was responsible for records in the 9-10 girls 50-metres Backstroke, 50-metres Freestyle and 50-metres Butterfly.

In the Backstroke Shirley clocked 37.01-seconds to lower the previous record of 38.94.

Shirley second record came in the Freestyle in a time 0f 30.75-seconds to erase the old record of 32.04-seconds.

She says living up to her father’s expectations in the 50-metres freestyle was her high point of the meet.


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