2 Guam Records Broken at Guam Swimming Federation Championship This Past Weekend


Guam – At the Guam Swimming Federation Championship at the Hagatna pool this past weekend, Ken Barcinas from Tsunami Swim Club Guam broke Chris Duenas (Manhoben) old 200 free men’s open record which was set back in December 6, 2009.

The old time was 1:56.66. The new record time is 1:56.32

[Ken Barcinas with Coach Toshi Iijima]

Kai Aricayos also broke his own record for the 11-12 boys 200 Butterfly.  His previous time was 3:17.44 and his new time is 3:08.72. The date of  the previous record was May 14, 2011.

[Kai Aricayos. Photo Courtesy Melda Thornton]

Swimmers from all local teams participated. That included the Manukai, Manhoben, Tarakito , Anderson Marlins and Tsunami Swim Club of Guam.

Visting teams from Saipan also particpated, the Saipan Swim Club and the Tsunami Saipan. And there were 2 swimmers from the FSM.

All the swimmers must have ” BB” qualifying times in order to enter. 

The Guam Championship was the final swim meet of the season. 

Guam Swimming Federation Championship