Three National Swimmers To Participate In World Aquatics Junior Swimming Championships In Netanya, Israel

Sara Dowden

PR –  A Grenadian contingent of four arrived in Tel Aviv, Isarel on Saturday 2nd September   to participate in the world Aquatics Junior Swimming Championships, Netanya. The Junior Swimming Championships run from September 4th to 9th and will host swimmers and other aquatic competitors from around the world. The Grenadian team comprises two female national swimmers, Sara Dowden, and Gabrielle Hyson and one male, Nathan Fletcher and their coach, Mr. Gerson Escobar. Each of these swimmers, has previously participated in several regional and international competitions; however, this will be their first participation in a World event.

Prior to their departure, the swimmers had been engaged in training in preparation for these competitions. The following are the events in which each swimmer will compete:

Sara Dowden will compete in four events: 100 Freestyle,50 Butterfly, 200 IM and 100 Butterfly while Gabrielle Hyson will compete in five events:400 IM 100 Freestyle, 50 Butterfly, 200 IM and 100 Butterfly. The lone male competitor, Nathan Fletcher, will compete in seven events: 100 Breaststroke, 100 Butterfly, 200 IM, 100 Freestyle, 50 Freestyle, 50 Butterfly and 50 Breaststroke.

GASA extends best wishes to the team and anticipates great performances from each swimmer.

Nathan Fletcher
Gabrielle Hyson