The BSF has three
categories of Swimming Records:
1) Bahamian Records - 50m and 25m record times by BSF Swimmers
who are Bahamian citizens in a swim meet anywhere in the world
2) Bahamian Open Records - 50m and 25m record times by BSF or
foreign registered Swimmers in any swim meet in The Bahamas.
3) National Championship Records - 50m and 25m record times by
BSF swimmers participating in a National Championship.
Separate records are maintained for Age Group, Open and Masters classifications.
The Age Group classifications are: 8 years & Under; 9 -10
years; 11 - 12 years; 13 - 14 years; and, 15 years & Over for both genders.
The BSF-recognised distances and styles for records purposes in 50m and 25m
Freestyle: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m. For Relays:
4 x 50m and 4 x 100m.
Backstroke: 50m, 100m, and 200m.
Breaststroke: 50m, 100m and 200m.
Butterfly: 50m, 100m and 200m.
Medley: 100m, 200m and 400m. For Relays: 4 x 50m and 4 x
Please note that the BSF does not currently recognise any records for 25m races.