DSA Swimmers had a stellar performance at the Malaysia Invitational Age Group Swim Meet held on 05-08 March at the National Aquatic Centre, KL City, Bukit Jalil. 71 young DSA swimmers representing both Selangor State and Federal Territories Kuala Lumpur were part of this Meet which is also a qualifying Meet for the Olympics. Kuala Lumpur retained their position as the Overall Champion of the Meet with Selangor as the first runner up.
Outstanding performance included an incredible 6 new Meet records and 11 Golds by Alma Louise Bendix Dahl in the Girls 13-14 yrs age group. Alma Louise has been a consistent champion, having won an astounding 12 Golds and 11 Meet records in the PRAKL Meet earlier this year, contributing in a big way to DSA Swimming Club hitting the Top Spot at the Meet. Other exceptional performances included many young swimmers from the Group 4 category, with some of them making their maiden appearances at the MIAG. The stars included Woo Seungmin with 4 Golds, Evan Chua and Mellissa Nailly Darwin with 3 Golds each. Joelle Koo Yu Qing, Annis Hiew Xin Ting and Sebastian Zecha Simmons brought home 2 Golds each, while Nikita Yong Scanlan added another Gold to the tally. Other winners in the Group 4 category were Marvin Woo Yong Jie and Neelkantha Arjoo Segar who won a Silver in their Relay event.
Winners in the other groups included Elise Wong Ving Yan with 3 Golds, Chong Xin Lin, Jerriel Lau, Marcus Woo Yong Hau and Lew Yan Chuan with 1 Golds each besides the many Silvers and Bronzes they won in their events. A detailed view of the winners is given in the Medal Tally below. It was a great start for the young swimmers to participate and perform so well in a prestigious event as the MIAG and congratulations to the swimmers, parents and DSA coaches for the continued dedication in bringing the best out of the young champions.
One Team, One Dream, onward Team DSA!