Danielle Cozier emerged the highest ranked athlete of the 12 athletes aged 27 to 63 that represented Trinidad and Tobago at the FINA World Masters Swimming Championships in Budapest Hungary from August 14 - 20.
Over 6500 swimmers aged 25 and over including former Olympians and world record holders, converged on the Duna Arena for seven days of swimming. Swimmers from every continent participated including Hungarian Bela Banki Horvath who was the oldest swimmer at 96 years old.
Cozier competed in the 50m backstroke for age 50 -54 females yesterday and placed 8th in a time of 35.91 seconds. She also placed 15th in the 50 free (30.83) and 50 fly (33.15). Among the other TTO entrants were 1984 Olympian and Head Swim Coach at UTT Paul Newallo; Head Swim Coach of YMCA Swim Club and 2010 CISC bronze medallist Mosi Denoon; and former national record holder in the 9-10 female 50 and 100 fly Ava Badal, now Ava Badal Henry-Chow.