36 to Represent St. Lucia at the 25th OECS Swimming Championship

36 to Represent St. Lucia at the 25th OECS Swimming Championship

After 3 days of intense competition at the Caprisun Short Course Nationals, which represented the Trial meet for the selection of Team St. Lucia to represent at the 25th OECS Swimming Championship, schedule in Antigua at the Antigua Athletic Club in St. Johns, November 5th to the 8th 2015, St Lucia is all set to throw their talent in the pool.

St. Lucia swimmers will swim against Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Grenada and St. Vincent.

Under the watchful eyes of coaches Jamie Peterkin and Brian Charles and supported by 3 officials, the team looks forward to retaining the title and bringing the trophy home.

Team St. Lucia will comprise of 36 swimmers ranging in the 8 and under age group to the 18 and over. For the first time two of these swimmers will represent St. Lucia in the Open Water category.

St. Lucia Amateur Swimming Association presents Team St. Lucia

Males 8 and Under Female 8 and under

Antoine Destang Allie Capasso

Therron Herell Jasmine Stiede

Karic Charles


Male 9 – 10 Female 9 – 10

D’Andre Blanchard Naima Hazell Naekeisha Louis

Ziv Reynolds Jorja Mederick Raven Stiede


Male 11 – 12 Female 11 -12

Terrel Monplaisir Katie Kyle

Jammar Archibald Mikaili Charlemagne

Jayhan Odlum Smith Maya Hilaire

Male 13 – 14 Female 13 – 14

Nicolas Mc Lennon Eden Crick Katelin Samuel

Devin Boodha Abbie Pultie

Dristan Mauricette Mikaela Casimir


Male 15 – 17 Female 15 – 17

Jaysi Daniel Thalia Bergasse

Christopher Phillips Sarah Mayers

Mark Emanus


Male 18 and over Female 18 and Over

Jonathan Calderon Shernice Popo

Jonathan Mc Lennon Christianne Beaubrun

Donna Graham-Capasso

Though facing challenges to fund the cost of sending the team, to date SLASA has received tremendous support from Lime for which they are extremely grateful. Other sponsors coming on board to assist are Lucelec, West Indies Shipping, Piton Malt, Bank of St. Lucia and KFC. SLASA and the swimming fraternity says Thank You.

Fund Raising continues at the Pigeon Island Causeway near the Landing with a grand BBQ and Tube Rides from 1pm – 6pm November 1st 2015. All are invited to come support the cause.

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