The NSC/Milo/Sport Excel Junior Swimming Circuit for 2019 was held at Pusat Akuatik Tuanku Zara, Ipoh, and provided an opportunity for DSA Swimming Club to have a nice trip to Ipoh. As always the second leg is the opportunity to add up the points to qualify for the Grand Final. For DSA Swimming Club, it was an extraordinary occasion as they moved to the Top Spot in the overall medal count for the Meet with 11 Golds and a total of 33 medals beating the runner-up team by a narrow margin. The Meet had some exciting moments with DSA swimmers pumping up the adrenaline for the team and the viewers by their splendid performances.
The swimmers who were blazing included Liew Xiao Rou who finished with 5 Golds and 1 Silver in the total of 7 events she participated making a significant contribution to the tally. Other Gold winning performances included Elise Wong with 2 Golds, 2 Silvers; Ng Yean Yu with 1 Gold, 1 Silver; and Chong Hiong Kiet with 1 Gold, 1 Bronze.
Outstanding performance also was shown by young and mostly newbie swimmers who added a good share of medals to the tally to help DSA Swim Club take top honours. These included Sebastien Rion Azlir – 1 Gold and 1 Silver, Mellissa Darwin – 1 Gold and 3 Bronzes, Eunice Wong – 2 Silvers, Samantha Yong Scanlan – 1 Silver, Lee Zi Xuan – 2 Bronzes, Elizabeth Chan – 1 Bronze, Joelle Koo – 1 Bronze and Lee Tze-Le – 1 Bronze. A detailed view is given in the Medals Tally below.
The most exciting and much watched and cheered event was the Group 3 Boys 100m Breast Stroke where 3 swimmers from DSA Swimming Club had the distinguished honour of winning all 3 medals for the event. Way to go DSA! The swimmers all had a good amount of points added to their individual tally enabling them to participate in the much awaited Grand Final of the circuit scheduled to be held on 3-4 August 2019. All the best Team DSA and we look forward to taking the top spot at the Meet.