Yumi wins Gold at Malaysia Open 2017


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DSA swimmer Yumi Okuzono won her first Gold in Malaysia Open Swimming Championships for the 200m Butterfly Women. Representing the KL Team at the Malaysia Open Swimming Championship (MOSC 2017) held at Pusat Akuatik Hang Jebat, Melaka between 4th to 7th May, Yumi struck Gold on Day 4 of the Meet with an improved personal best timing of 2:24.29. It was a great achievement for young Yumi who being just 14 yrs of age, participated in the Women age group for the event. Yumi was also in the final for 50m and 100 m Butterfly, 100m Breast Stroke, and 200m and 400m Individual Medleys. She has been steadily moving up her performance to compete and win at international Meets. We are sure to see more of her in the coming years as she gets faster and stronger.

In addition, other DSA swimmers representing KL Team who sparkled at the Meet were Georgene Wee Ee Jern who was in the final for the 50m Backstroke Women, 200m and 800m Freestyle Women. Koh Tech Chen also made it to the final 8 of the 200m Butterfly Men. Reaching this level and competing with the best nationwide and in the region is no mean feat. and we congratulate all the swimmers, coaches and parents for their dedication and commitment. A great day for the swim team to see more of their swimmers reaching to greater heights and we look forward to even more in the future.

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