The 8th Annual Invitational Swimming Championships convened by the Antigua and Barbuda Swimming Federation over the weekend saw the creation of two national swimming records.
Tivon Benjamin set the new national record for the 100-meter butterfly in the male category with a time of 56:11, which is also an age group record for the 15-17 age category.
He also set two additional age group records with a time of 27:63 in the 50-meter backstroke and 1:53:08 in the 200-meter freestyle.
Madison MacMillian set a national record for the 100-meter backstroke in the female category with a time of 1:08:48, beating her previous record of 1:08:82.
This is also an age group record for the 13-14 age category. MacMillian also set two additional age group records, beating her previous record for the 400-meter freestyle with a new record time of 4:39:68 and setting the age record for the 50 meters backstroke with a time of 32:06.
Other notable age group records were set by Bianca Mitchell in the 18+ age group for the 50 meters breaststroke with a time of 35:88, Ellie Shaw in the 13-14 age group for the 200 meters IM with a time of 2:31:85, and Anya DeGaanes in the 11-12 age group for the 100 meters butterfly with a time of 1:10:08 and the 200 meters IM with a time of 2:39:53.