MILO / NSC / PRAKL Age Group Swimming Championship 2016 – Report


Splendid start for 2016 by DSA Swimming Team

Kompleks Renang, Bandar Tun Rasak was the venue for the MILO / NSC / PRAKL Age Group Swimming Championship 2016. Being the first Meet for the year, DSA Swimming Team gave a remarkable performance, and set a high standard for the rest of the year. The 3 day event was another big step for DSA Swimming Club as they moved to the Second Place overall in the Championship. This is the second Meet they have attained this feat, surely making their positions at the top level swimming clubs in the country.

The team garnered a total of 39 Golds up more than 10 Golds from last year’s count of 27. This included 8 Golds both by Yumi and Misa Okuzono,the sisters who clearly swept the field in every event they participated in. Lean Yiyi with 5 Golds, Darren Lew, Phoebe Heather Law and Sean Goh with 3 Golds, Rio Shirai 2 Golds and Georgene Wee with 1 Gold contributed to the total tally.

The record breaking feats included 3 new records by young Misa Okuzono in 100m Fly (1:15.44), 200m Free (2:29.23) and 50m Fly (34.55) respectively. Elder sister Yumi Okuzono tipped 2 new records in 100m Fly (1:08.77) and 50m Fly (30.68). One more record was made by the Group 3 Girls  4×100 free medley relay team( 5:03.73). Apart from the medal winning performances, many swimmers also set their Personal Bests (PB) in their events.

The detailed medal tally is below: