Swimmers round off Japanese adventure
Bermuda’s swimmers performed with credit as the World Championships in Japan drew to a close in Fukuoka, Japan.
Emma Harvey, who picked up two medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games last month, completed her individual events by finishing third in heat four of the 50 metres backstroke. Harvey finished in a time of 28.79sec behind Ingeborg Loyning of Norway and Camila Rebelo of Portugal, with her time good enough for 31st of the 61 competitors.
Harvey’s sibling Jack finished fifth in heat one of the 200 metres backstroke in a time of 2min 4.52sec behind Denilson Cyprianos of Zimbabwe, with his finishing position enough to be ranked 32 of the 39 competitors.
Madelyn Moore, who won a a silver medal at the CAC Games in the 50 metres freestyle, was in action in the 100 metres freestyle, finishing fifth in heat five behind Jillian Crooks with her time of 58.01 placing her 35th of 77 swimmers.
Benedict Parfit finished seventh in heat seven of the 100m freestyle in a time of 52.63, which left him 78th of the 115 competitors.
Bermuda’s representatives then combined their talents as they took on some of the best countries in the world in the mixed 4 x 100 metres freestyle relay.
The foursome finished second behind Aruba in a time of 3:38.86 and finished 24th of the 43 countries.