The technical committee of the Saint Lucia Aquatic Federation (SLAF) selected a 33-member squad and four reserves to represent Saint Lucia at the 31st edition of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Swim Championship slated for November 10 -12, 2023 at the Rodney Height Aquatic Centre (RHAC).
The three-day championship will be conducted in accordance with World Aquatics rules. Swimmers will compete in the 8 and Under through to 18 and Over age categories.
Leading Saint Lucia’s charge in the boys and girls 8 and Under Tiago Nelson, Miles Andrew (boys), Thandie Antoine, and Raphael (girls).
9 -10 will be represented by Nathan Lewis, Tre Theresine, Dexter Andrew (boys), Sapphire Parks, Aniyah George, Jamie Devaux, and Maya Andrew (girls).
Noah Dorville, Jayden Xu, Aaron Charles (boys), Zaina Brathwaite, Amara Reese, and Kayla-Marise- Inglis (girls) will take control of the 11 -12 age category.
13 - 14 Erix Xu, Leo Gilmor, D’Andre Vigier (boys), Fayth Jeffrey, Fayth Luburn, and Damari Maxwell (girls).
The 15-17 category will be led by Karic Charles, Ethan Hazell, Shemar James (boys), Naekeisha Louis, Courtney Paul, and Caitlan Polius (girls).
The 18 and Over lineup includes the reigning senior sportsman of the year Jayhan Odlum-Smith, Jayhan will have Jonathan Calderon, Shaquille Flavius (boys), and 2020 Tokyo Olympian and reigning junior sportswoman for the year Mikaili Charlemagne.
The reserves: Jonah Dormer (boys), Alexandra Bristol, Emma Fortune and Maliyah Henry (girls).
The participating countries are Antigua and Barbuda (defending champions), Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Martinique, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Martin, and hosts Saint Lucia.