Dean Martin Memo­rial Swim Clas­sic

Jamaica Gleaner - - SPORT -

The 2016 Dean Martin Memo­rial AB Long Course Swim Clas­sic is now on at the Na­tional Aquatic Cen­tre. Ses­sion two for 10 and un­der takes place this morn­ing at 8:30, while ses­sion three for 11 and over (CARIFTA Age Group) be­gins at 1 p.m.

The event is the sea­son opener for the Am­a­teur Swimming As­so­ci­a­tion of Ja­maica in which swim­mers will be look­ing to make their CARIFTA cuts and mea­sure them­selves against in­ter­na­tional coun­ter­parts us­ing the 2013-2019 Mo­ti­va­tional Age Group Time Stan­dards. These time stan­dards are de­signed to en­cour­age age-group swim­mers to step their swimming up to the next level. Ob­tain­ing a time in the AA cat­e­gory will get a swim­mer se­lected to train for the na­tional devel­op­ment squad. CARIFTA 2017 will be held from April 12-16 next year in The Ba­hamas.

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