Young swimmers rake up incredible 136 medal haul and 14 Meet records at MILO/PRAKL Age Group 2018 and over 147 medals at Selangor Age Group 2018
DSA Swimmers made a whooping start at the first swim event of the year at Komplex Renang, Bandar Tun Razak for the 3 day MILO/PRAKL Age Group 2018. Going in with a large team of 193 swimmers, DSA retained the runner-up position in the Meet with a total of 136 medals. New Meet records by the team also was impressive with both Misa and Yumi Okuzono reigning supreme with 7 and 5 new records. Misa continued her sterling track record winning Gold in every event she participated. New records by Nikita Yong Scalan and Koh Tech Chen also gave the team a lot to cheer about.
The cheering by the enthusiastic parents of the DSA Team was a big morale boost and show of strength especially at the relay events and the DSA swimmers coasted to wins in team events. The medal winners included young champ Yap Yong Jie who collected 8 Golds and 4 Silvers for his events. Xin Lin Chong also won 8 Golds along with a Silver in her events topping off the charts with Misa and Yumi. Dahl Alma, Georgene Wee Ee Jern, Darren Lew Chen Jet, Hiong Kiet Chong, David Ong, YiYi Lean and Liam Eu Li-An were among the other Gold winners. The medal winners also included Nikita Yong Scanlan, Jing Yang Jeremy Teow, Austin Gan Ee Kye, Nathaniel Inn Tsin Qian, Chen Hong Tan, Sean Goh Min Chang, Ze Xuan Chung, Xin Ting Hiew, Samantha Yong Scanlan, Wong Yu Xuanm, Eyna Arissa Emil Rinazdi, Dian Isandra Johan, Asley Chow Jia Qian, Erin Lakshmanan, Audrey Wong Mei Yie, Yap Yong Jia, Yi Qin Tan, Zhi Ying Koh and Jia Yi Ng. Spectacular displays by the Relay Teams were another highlight of the Meet as the Girls Teams right from 9-10 yrs to 15-17 yrs all brought home Golds. The Girls also made their wins in the Medley Relay while the Boys Teams had wins of Silver and Bronze for their events. A detailed list of the medal winners is given below.
The Sonic Team made huge wins at the 28th Selangor Age Group Swimming Championship 2018 held between 01-04 February at Pusat Akuatik Darul Ehsan, Shah Alam. A significant amount of swimmers won Golds which included Grace Kim who swam her way to an astounding 8 Golds and 1 Silver. Lew Zhi Tong with 7 Golds and 3 Silvers, Tan Zhi Jian with 5 Golds, 5 Silvers and 1 Bronze were among the toppers. Other Gold winners included Adam Bin Abdul Karim, Challyse Lim Yong En, Lew Yan Chuan, Kieran Low, Adam Jeffrey Dillon, Lew Yan Zheng, William Hills, Lim Tsiu Thien, Nigel Leong Zhuoxian, Yeap Zheng, Daniel Liew Jia Hau, Arniesh Chai Sasheedran and Tan Ianna. Silvers and Bronzes were also won by Julian Wong Ken Ryung, Isaac Wong Ken Rhee, Alison Wright, Ong Yikai, Ng Gha Yuan, Jerriel Lau, Oscar Tan Hong Ta, Ethan Chan Zhuo Xi, Afieq Azrin, Atticus Ng E Hin, Nigel Chan Zhe How and Olivia Cheong Kah Yan. The Relay Teams also made big wins with the Boys 13-14 winning Gold in the 100mts Freestyle. A detailed list of the medal winners is given below.
No doubt, it’s a great start for the swimming calendar for the year with both DSA Swim Team and Sonic Team bringing in the results. These victories are the outcome of the efforts and dedication to training by the swimmers DSA coaches and outstanding support by the parents who go to great lengths to motivate and nurture their children. We cannot thank them enough for all their hard work for this wonderful result and a great way to start of the Swimming Calendar for the year 2018. Onward Teams, and all the best to the young swimmers for the upcoming Meets!