Hundreds of young swimmers from the Caribbean are heading to Saint Lucia for a major tournament scheduled to get underway this week with support from Flow.
FLOW has partnering with the Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre for the 18th Annual Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre (RHAC) Invitational Swim Meet, which will be held from April 6-10.
The meet is being held under the theme ‘Friendship Through Competition.’ It will draw well over 300 athletes from across the region, including swimmers from host country Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and St Maarteen for four days of thrilling swimming action and intense competition. A swim team from New York City is also expected to compete.
The telecommunications provider will offer complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi service at the venue and technical support to facilitate the broadcast of the event live on Winners TV, available on Flow TV and via live stream.
Flow Saint Lucia Acting Marketing Manager, Terry Finisterre said: “We are excited to partner with the Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre for the RHAC Invitational. Flow prides itself in being at the forefront of developing and nurturing local athletic talent. This is more than a sponsorship, it’s an investment in the future of Saint Lucia’s up-and-coming swimming stars to help enhance their athletic development and personal growth.”
Managing Director of the Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre, Dr. Diane Worrell said: “We are very grateful to Flow for their generous support. It will go a long way towards making the tournament a success. The RHAC Invitational prides itself on its continued focus on athlete empowerment and building a positive swim community, and developing top class swimmers who can later go on to proudly represent their country.”
Swimming fans and the general public are urged to come out in large numbers to enjoy the four-day action-packed pool event and cheer on the Saint Lucia Swim Team who are set to come up against some of the Caribbean’s best young swimmers in races ranging from 25m sprints to long distance 1500m freestyle.