DSA & DSAS Swimmers beat PBs at SUKMA XIX


DSA/ DSAS young swimmers  Georgene Wee, Koh Teck Chen, Liam Eu and Daniel performed immensely well at the SUKMA XIX 2018, held at  Pusat Akuatik Tuanku Zara Perak Darul Ridzuan, Ipoh from 17-21 September.

Representing the Federal state of Wilayah Persekutuan, KL, Georgene Wee, Teck Chen and Liam Eu had great placings in their events bettering their PBs(personal bests) and also with podium finishes in their Relay events.  Daniel represented the state of Selangor and also improved his PBs in his events.  A detailed view of their events and timings are as follows:

Georgene Wee Ee Jern

  • 4th Place, 200m Freestyle, beat personal best(PB) – 2:12.72 (PIAG 2018) = 2:12.44 (final)
  • 4th Place, 400m IM, beat PB – 5:24.83 (prelim) = 5:16.95 (final)
  • 4th Place, 200m IM, beat PB – 2:31.22 (Splash 2017) = 2:30.08 (final)
  • 4th Place, 800m Freestyle, beat PB – 9:29.57 (PIAG 2018) = 9:22.70 (final)
  • 2nd Place, 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay
  • 3rd Place, 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Koh Teck Chen

  • 3rd place, 200m Fly, beat PB – 2:09.31 (PRAKL 2018) = 2:06.06 (final)
  • 7th place, 100m Fly, beat PB – 58.46 (Grand Final 2018) = 57.75 (final)
  • 2nd place, 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Liam Eu Li-An

  • 50m Breast, beat PB – 31.59 (Grand Final 2018) = 31.17 (final)
  • 4th place, 200m Breast, beat PB – 2:27.68 (PRAKL 2018) = 2:27.12 (final)

Daniel Liew Jia Hau

  • 5th place, 200m fly, beat PB – 2:09.66 (SAG 2018) = 2:09.40 (final)
  • 5th place, 400m Freestyle, beat PB – 4:24.13 (SAG 2018) = 4:16.29 (final)

Congratulations to the swimmers for the exemplary performance at the National level Games. Reaching this level of achievement is surely no easy task and it has been a continuous path of dedication and preparation day after day. We thank all the parents, coaches and well wishers who provided the much needed support to enable these young champions to reach where they are today.


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