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BIS Invitational Swim Meet 2019

16th-17th February saw the BIS Barracudas participate in the BIS Invitational Swim Meet.

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The swim meet took place at the Secondary Campus with 102 BIS students demonstrating their swimming finesse. Six other schools participated in the meet including EIS, ISHCMC, ABC, SSIS, AIS and BVIS. In total 381 students competed over the weekend.

The students could participate in Butterfly, Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and the Individual Medley events. The event distances included 25m, 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m. Every student in the BIS Barracudas achieved a Personal Best time during the meet! This is an outstanding achievement! In total, 313 personal best times were achieved for the BIS students in their individual events. The following students achieved personal best times in all of their individual events;

  • Seong Been Yoo
  • Jeanette Vo
  • Nathan Tran
  • WonJun Shim
  • Darren Shen
  • Minh Quan Pham
  • Akilan Pandian
  • Ena Ohashi
  • TaeWan Oh
  • Jiwoo Oh
  • Pucca Nguyen
  • Dolly Nguyen
  • Bao Han Nguyen
  • Alyssa Nguyen
  • Tong Ngo


  • Hugo Mora Asenjo
  • Sebastian Masache
  • Matheo Luong
  • Chao Ying Liao
  • Minhyeok Lee
  • Jack Lee
  • Seohyun Kim
  • Nicolai Jorgensen
  • Insung Hong
  • David Hong
  • Jake Harper
  • Zoia Gerei
  • Ashton Fang
  • Caitlin Chua
  • Avaan Choudhury
  • Ben Campbell


During a swim meet each student is trying to score points by placing in the top 8 of their event. Each position achieves points and this is calculated to score individual and team awards. Many of our students were able to finish on the podium (Top 3) in their respective age group and gender. Our age group champions included;




Bao Han Nguyen

6 and under Women

3rd place

Nathan Tran

6 and under Men

1st place

Ena Ohashi

7 – 8 Women

1st place

Sao Mai Pham

7 – 8 Women

3rd place

Arthur Kenyon-Butler

7 -8 Men

2nd place

Ben Campbell

9 – 10 Men

3rd place

Quynh An Tran

11 – 12 Women

3rd place

Ryan Lower

11 – 12 Men

1st place

Harry Park

11 – 12 Men

1st Place

Matheo Luong

11 – 12 Men

2nd place

Andrew Vu

13 – 14 Men

2nd place

Khoa Tran

13 – 14 Men

3rd place

Yuen Yin Leung

15 and over Women

1st place

Ashley Lee

15 and over Women

2nd place

Jeanette Vo

14 and over Women

3rd place

Alois Luong

15 and over Men

1st place

Cedric Chua

15 and over Men

2nd place

Jacob Bieri

15 and over Men

3rd place

Three of our Age Champions achieved a perfect score of 100. This means they placed 1st place in every event. An outstanding effort to Alois, Harry and Ryan for achieving a perfect score.

The BIS Invitational included two major team awards; Overall Champions and Most Effective Team. The Overall Champions is awarded to the school with the highest total points. Whereas the Most Effective Team is awarded to the team which has the highest number of points averaged per student.

The Overall Team results were;

3rd place – AIS (2863 points)

2nd place -  ISHCMC (4257.5 points)

Overall Champions – BIS (4839.5 points)

The BIS Barracudas were also the Most Effective Team, each student averaged 47 points!

Overall the BIS Invitational Swim Meet was a huge success. The BIS Community including staff, parents and students were able to conduct and participate in an outstanding swim meet. Thank you kindly to all staff and volunteers who assisted.

Congratulation BIS Barracudas!

Emily McClelland, PE Teacher

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