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Aqua Warriors snag 7 medals

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Friday, December 22, 2017

The Aqua Warriors bronze medal relay team, from left, Jaden Myrie, Mosi Denoon, Dante Williams and Bradley Thomas.

Tobago’s YMCA Aqua Warriors walked away with seven medals at the just concluded ASATT Invitational Championships 2017 at the National Aquatic Centre in Couva from December 14-17.

The medals were secured by national swimmers Jacob Cox, Bradley Thomas and the relay team comprising Dante Williams, Jaden Myrie, Bradley Thomas and Mosi Denoon.

On top of the individual medal standing was Jacob Cox, who claimed a silver in the 200-metre individual medley in a personal best time of 2:56.55 behind Zachary Anthony of Marlins Swim Club (2:52.38).

He also secured a bronze in the 50-metre breaststroke in a personal best of 43.22 behind Tyresse Boxill of Blue Dolphins Swim Club (41.72) and Karic Charles of Lightning Aquatics Swim Club, St. Lucia, (41.21). Additionally, Cox placed fourth in both the 50-metre backstroke and butterfly events.

Thomas also brought in another individual medal when he stopped the clock at 1:04.60 in the 100-metre backstroke event to claim bronze behind Josiah Parag (Blue Dolphins) 1:02.32 and David Mc Leod (Atlantis Aquatics) 59.89.

Thomas went on to place fifth in the 50-metre backstroke.

The relay team of Williams, Myrie, Thomas and Denoon also claimed bronze in the 200-metre medley relay, narrowly missing silver by 0.08 of a second.

The team clocked 1:55.41 behind the Flying Fish Swim Club (1:55.33) and Atlantis Aquatics (1:47.19).

Aqua Warriors coach Mosi Denoon thanked Tobago Waters and the Division of Youth Affairs and Sports for their support to the team.