Frasers in a flash

| 25/07/2012

shaune fraser bros   24 jul 12 036 (300x200).jpg(CIOC): Brett and Shaune Fraser were in no mood for distractions as they whizzed through Heathrow Airport. The Cayman Islands swimming aces had just arrived from training camp in Dublin, Ireland and were intent on getting to the Olympic village with Bolt-like speed to maximise their rest and training time. Brett carries the flag for the Cayman Islands at the London Olympics opening ceremony on Friday. Two days later, Brett, 22, and Saune, 24, plunge into the 200 metres freestyle, the first of three events for each. Brett is in the 50m and 100m freestyle and Shaune goes in the 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly.

No wonder they are anxious to plough through the notorious London gridlock from west to far east, only about 20 miles but they could probably swim faster.
Chef de mission Lori Powell has made all the arrangements for the team. Brett has the honour of carrying the Cayman Islands flag at the opening ceremony on Friday. Apart from Shaune, his team-mates are Cydonie Mothersill, Kemar Hyman and Ronald Forbes.

“It’s good to be in London,” said Shaune. “We were in Dublin for about eight days which was nice to get used to the time zones and to get well adjusted. We’re lookingforward to competing and getting things going pretty soon. “

“I’m pretty excited about carrying the flag,” Brett said. “Because I’m racing soon after, I’ve worked something out with Lori to just quickly come in and leave to get some rest. Right now, preparations are getting serious and I’m pretty excited about the days to come.”
 

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Best of luck Shaune and Brett. You are great role models to our youth and to our up and coming swimmers – proof positive that hard work, determination and commitment do pay off. We are proud of you both. Swim Fast!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Best of
    ICL Shaune and Brett. You are great role models to our youth and to our up and coming swimmers – proof positive that hard work, determination and commitment do pay off. We are proud of you both. Swim Fast!