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Success for the BIS Barracudas at the AIS Swim Meet 2019

Following their success at the BIS Invitational Swim Meet in February, Saturday 30th March saw 75 BIS Barracudas from Year 1 to Year 9 head to the Australian International School to compete in another invitational swim meet.

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Students could participate in 5 individual events and 2 relays. They could choose to participate in Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle and the Individual Medley.

The Barracudas again demonstrated how their dedication and passion towards swimming is paying off, overall a total of 186 individual personal best times were achieved. The following students achieved personal best times in all their individual events;

  • Bao Watkins
  • Jake Harper
  • Kimberly Nguyen
  • Casi Curran
  • Sabrina Gladchuk
  • Jamie Harper
  • Khanh Linh Trinh
  • Junyeong Choi
  • Vivian Tran

During a swim meet each race can achieve points for the team and the individual. Therefore, there are overall team awards and individual champion awards. The following students achieved overall individual champion awards in their age group;

  • Anna Berg – 6 and under Girls, 3rd Place
  • Cosme Vanderlynden – 6 and under Boys, 2nd Place
  • Chao Ying Liao – 6 and under Boys, 3rd Place
  • Soa Mai Pham – 7 – 8 Girls, 1st Place
  • Ena Ohashi – 7 – 8 Girls, 3rd Place
  • Akilan Pandian – 7 – 8 Boys, 3rd Place
  • Quynh An Tran – 11 – 12 Girls, 2nd Place
  • Ryan Lower – 11 – 12 Boys, 1st Place
  • Harry Park – 11 – 12 Boys, 2nd Place
  • Shubhankar Patki – 13 – 14 Boys, 2nd Place

Many of our students not only achieved personal best times, but they also achieved new school records. Overall, 26 new school records were achieved:

  • Cosme Vanderlynden (6&U Boys) 25 Backstroke 28.84
  • Sao Mai Pham (7-8 Girls) 50 Freestyle 38.79
  • Sao Mai Pham (7-8 Girls) 100 IM 1.37.31
  • Arthur Kenyon Butler (7 – 8 Girls) 50 Freestyle 36.87
  • Arthur Kenyon Butler (7-8 Boys) 100 IM 1.43.89
  • Ingrid Mah (9 – 10 Girls) 100 Freestyle 1.31.72
  • Ryan Lower (11-12 Boys) 100 IM 1.14.97
  • Shubhankar Patki (13 – 14 Boys) 100 IM 1.11.19
  • 6&U Boys 100 Medley Relay 2.02.30: Chao Ying Liao, Tommy Chau, Anna Berg, Cosme Vanderlynden
  • 7 – 8 Girls 100 Medley Relay 1.32.59: SeoHyun Kim, Ena Ohashi, Sao Mai Pham, Bao Han Nguyen
  • 7 – 8 Boys 100 Medley Relay 1.33.25:  In Sung Hong, Akilan Pandian, Byung Park, Arthur Kenyon-Butler
  • 9 – 10 Girls 200 Medley Relay 3.05.92: Sabrina Gladchuk, Kyu In Park, Alex Schulz, Ingrid Mah
  • 9 – 10 Boys 200 Medley Relay 2.48.95: Ben Campbell, David Hong, Kang Wei Tan, Hugo Mora Asenjo
  • 11 – 12 Girls 200 Medley Relay 2.48.05: Vivian Tran, Alyssa Nguyen, Quynh An Tran, Pucca Nguyen
  • 11 – 12 Boys 200 Medley Relay 2.27.71: Aaryan Raghunathan, Harry Park, Rentaro Ohashi, Ryan Lower
  • 13 – 14 Girls 200 Medley Relay 2.58.87: Vivian Viehweg, Ida Maya Rothaugh, Srishty Patnaik, Dan Thy Than
  • 13 – 14 Boys 200 Medley Relay 2.20.62: Shubhankar Patki, Ryo Sarashina, Lucas Nguyen, Jack Lee
  • 6&U Boys 100 Freestyle Relay 1.45.52: Chao Ying Liao, Zoia Gerei, Benny Lee, Tin Tin Dao
  • 7 – 8 Girls 100 Freestyle Relay 1.22.72: Ena Oshashi, Bao Han Nguyen, Seohyun Kim, Sao Mai Pham
  • 7 – 8 Boys 100 Freestyle Relay 1.17.94: Akilan Pandian, In Sung Hong, Byung Ha Park, Arthur Kenyon-Butler
  • 9 – 10 Girls 200 Freestyle Relay 2.46.76: Ingrid Mah, Phuong Watkins, Kyu In Park, Alex Schulz
  • 9 – 10 Boys 200 Freestyle Relay 2.24.66: David Hong, Kang Wei Tan, Ben Campbell, Hugo Mora Asenjo
  • 11 – 12 Girls 200 Freestyle Relay 2.25.70: Pucca Nguyen, Alyssa Nguyen, Vivian Tran, Tran Quynh An
  • 11 – 12 Boys 200 Freestyle Relay 2.08.51: Harry Park, Nhat Minh Nguyen, Rentaro Ohashi, Ryan Lower
  • 13 – 14 Girls 200 Freestyle Relay 2.41.57: Srishty Patnaik, Than Dan Thy, Ida Maya Rothaugh, Vivian Viehweg
  • 13 – 14 Boys 200 Freestyle Relay 2.07.44: Subhankar Patki, Jack Lee, Lucas Nguyen, Ryo Sarashina

The BIS Barracudas represented BIS with excellence and sportsmanship and were able to win the “Overall Highest Points Team” Trophy. This trophy is awarded to the team that wins the most points throughout the competition. The second team trophy is the “Most Effective Team.” This trophy is awarded to the team which has the highest average points per student. Again, the BIS Barracudas won this award.

The AIS Invitational was a HUGE success where all students achieved positive outcomes and learnt valuable lessons for future swim meets.

Well done Barracudas!

Ms Emily McCleland, PE Teacher

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