49th Singapore National Age Group Swimming Championships
49th Singapore National Age Group Swimming Championship
Juniors (9-11 March)
Our junior team comprising 50 swimmers absolutely crushed the competition as they emerged Champion at the 49th Singapore National Age Group Swimming Championship (Juniors) held at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on 9-11 March, bagging a total medal tally of 35 gold, 23 silver and 14 bronze with 12 records broken.
In the juniors category, 8-year-old Mikayla Tan outshined her peers and dominated all of her events, winning eight golds and snagging eight meet records. Her compatriots also fared just as well: Jeriel Lee, Russel Pang and Julia Taguchi clinched five medals each, while Julian Lee, Jabez Soh and Liam Goh attained four, four and one gold respectively.
Seniors (14 to 18 March)
The senior team, made up of 31 swimmers also did us proud, bringing home a total medal tally of 15 gold, 10 silver, and five bronze.
Wonder girl 13-year-old Ashley Lim made waves again this year, snatching a total of seven gold medals and winning the title of Most Valuable Swimmer (Girls) for the fourth consecutive year.
20-year-old Chantal Liew also made her mark in this year's swimming event, bagging a total medal tally of three gold, one silver, and one bronze.
With her powerful freestyle swim, 15-year-old Sarah Yip managed to qualify for this year's upcoming Pan Pacific Juniors Swimming Championship. She also earned a gold medal in the 200m Butterfly event. Two fo our breaststrokers, 15-year-old Lauren Chew and 14-year-old Aidan Koh also won a gold medal each in their pet event - the 100m Breaststroke.
Congratulations to all winners!