Jamaican junior swimmers holding their own in Hungary
Though they are yet to hit the podium, Jamaica's young swimming sensations continue to perform creditably at the FINA World Junior Championships, registering personal best times on day three in Budapest, Hungary, yesterday.
Jamaica's performance on the day was highlighted by another top-20 finish in the relay, as the team of Nicholas Vale (54.27), Kyle Sinclair (53.67), Emily MacDonald (59.19) and Gabrianna Banks (59.91), registered 3:47.04 to place 18th overall out of 29 teams entered in the mixed 400-metre freestyle event.
Zaneta Alvaranga recorded a personal best of 1:17.60 in heat two of the 100m breaststroke, slashing 3.16 seconds off of her previous personal best to place 49th, while Carifta gold medallist in the girls' 13-14 age group, Sabrina Lyn, was 54th in 1:18.45. Approximately 69 swimmers contested the event.