Big applause to Team IBSC after emerging as champion club with top points for the first time in the ASUM/NSC/MILO Junior Splash Swim 2018 since the junior meet started 2 years ago, defeating DSA Swimming Club, the defending champ. The Leg 1 of the junior splash ended last Sunday after 3-days of long races from 11th to 13th May 2018 at Pusat Akuatik Nasional, Kuala Lumpur Sports City, Bukit Jalil.
IBSC sent a strong team of 179 swimmers, second largest group after PADE Supersharks, and managed to collect 1301.5 points with swimmers bagging 21 gold, 21 silver and 14 bronze in their individual events.
|Top 10 team scores|
|Andi has 2 new meet records under his wing in 100m & 200m freestyle|
|Teo Sze Hui|
The second highest points contributor was Teo Sze Hui, with a total of 70 points. The 12-year-old girl obtained 3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze in her individual events and renewed her PB’s in 100m freestyle (1:08.44), 200m IM (2:45.47) and 200m freestyle (2:29.23). She also won another 4 silver in the relay with Ng Yen Sze, Caithlyn Lauren, Tee Boon Sze, Yap Yuan Yi and Ng Lee Sze.
Muhd Dhuha Zulkifry, 9, amassed the most gold with 4 gold and 1 silver in his events and along the way garnered 53 points for the club.
This competition also revealed some new talent especially in Group 3 and 4 boys.
Sharizan Shazali, 14, renewed 2 meet records in his favourite pet events, 50m backstroke at 28.61 and 100m backstroke at 1:02.20. He added to his individuals collections of 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze.
Pan Gurujan, 12, bagged 2 gold and 2 silver in the Group 3 boy individual event. His gold medals came from 100 meter freestyle and 100 meter backstroke. He also bagged another 3 gold and 1 silver with his team mate in the relay events.
|From left : Dylan Wong, Dom Lim, Pan Gurujan and Teo Zun Jet|
Meanwhile, Roy Tan, 10, pleasantly surprised the crowd when he won the 100m breaststroke with a new PB of 1:34.11. He obtained silver medal in the 50m breaststroke and later clinched another gold medal in the 4 X 100m medley relay with team members Muhd Dhuha, Low Wen Xi and Low Yi Xuan
|Tan Goh Jun Roy, making great times in breaststroke|
Another new kid on the block is Benjamin Lee, 12, who made his first debut in the podium finish when he clinched a silver in 50m butterfly and bronze in 50m breaststroke. He later teamed up with Muhd Arif, Dom Lim, Pan Gurujan and Ho Jia Ming to win the 4 x 100m medley relay and silver in 4 x 50m medley relay.
Benjamin shared his joy and revealed after the competition; “ I am proud to be part of this IB family. I am grateful to my coaches and friends who helped me to succeed. Thank you so much.”
|IBSC medalists with their point scores|
We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all swimmers who won medals and those who improved tremendously in their individual PBs. We hope the swimmers can continue their momentum in the 2nd Leg which is scheduled to be held in Melaka in the month of July 2018.
Heartiest thanks to Coach Shazali, Coach Kamal, Coach Zoey, Coach Daniel, Coach Hisham and other coaches for their selfless contribution and guidance. Our Team Managers, Mr. Vincent Chin and Mr. Ho, chaperones, Ms. Yen Ling, Lily and Vivian, Khoo, Emily and all the parents who have contributed to a successful swim outing.
|Coach Daniel Lee giving last minute tips to his trainees|
|Coach Chlovin (left)|
|Coaches Shazali, Kamal and Zoe observing the times clocked by their swimmers|
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