3 Swimming Records Sink


Guam – Guam’s swimming clubs got together for the All Island Invitational at the Hagatna Pool on December 18 and three local swimming records were broken that day.

Tasi Limtiaco broke Patrick Sagaisi’s 23 year old record in the 200Meter Backstroke for the male 15-16years old category. Sagaisi set the record at 2:21.79 on August 15, 1987. Limtiaco recorded a time of 2:16.00 for the new record.

Jagger Steffans broke Darrick Bollinger’s record in the 50M Freestyle for the male 11-12 years old category. On June 10, 1991 Bollinger set the fastest time at 26.91. Steffans was a beat it by a nose at 26.72.

Kai Aricayos broke Benjamin Shulte’s record in the 400Meter IM Freestyle for the male 9-10 years old category. Shulte’s time was 5:21.35 and stood since February 25, 2006. Aricayos clocked in a record time of 5:17.91.

(Pictured from left:  Tasi Limtiaco, Jagger Steffans, Kai Aricayos.)