Jordan Crooks for Dean Martin Memorial

The competition at the upcoming Dean Martin Memoria swim meet which will be held this upcoming weekend from October 25 to 27 will be enhanced by the presence of World Championships representative Jordan Crooks of Camana Bay Aquatics from the Cayman Islands. Jordan, along with sister Jillian, will be representing their club at the three-day competition.


Jillian Crooks and Jordan Crooks of Cayman

Jordan, whose parents are Jamaicans, had a breakout season for the calendar year 2019. At the CARIFTA Championships held in Barbados in April he won five individual medals including Gold in the 200 metre freestyle in a then season best of 1:57.45.

After that he was handed his first individual senior cap when he was selected for the Island Games in Gibraltar in July. The island Games .The Games are a multisport event held by International Island Games Association whose members include Alderney, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Froya, Gibraltar, Gotland, Guernsey, Greenland, Hitra, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Jersey, Menorca, Orkney, Rhodes, Saaremaa, St. Helena, Sark, Shetland, Western Isle, Ynys Mon and Åland.

He justified the faith shown in him by his nation’s selectors with a five-medal haul. His medal tally in the meet contested in the 25 metre pool saw him being crowned the champion in the 100 metre freestyle in a time of 49.94 .

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