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BIS Barracudas compete at ISHCMC Swim Meet

The BIS Barracudas competed in the ISHCMC Invitational on the 11th and 12th of May. This was the largest meet many of our students have competed in with 500 competitors from local and overseas International Schools. The competition was fierce and challenged our students to swim to the best of their abilities over the two days of competition.

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The BIS team consisted of 83 students, all of whom achieved a new personal best time (Pb) in one or more of their events. Over the weekend, the Barracudas achieved over 300 new Pb’s! An amazing achievement!

This weekend also resulted in 25 school records being broken, the following students achieved new school records;

  • Tong Ngo 6 and under boys 50 Backstroke – 56.84
  • Sao Mai Pham 7 – 8 Girls 50 Freestyle – 37.91
  • Sao Mai Pham 7 – 8 Girls 100 IM – 1.36.73
  • Ena Ohashi, Khanh Linh Trinh, Seohyun Kim, Sao Mai Pham 7 – 8 Girls 100 Freestyle Relay – 1.16.86
  • Seohyun Kim, Ena Ohashi, Sao Mai Pham, Bao Han Nguyen 7 – 8 Girls 100 Medley Relay – 1.30.51
  • Arthur Kenyon-Butler 7 – 8 Boys 50 Butterfly – 46.47      
  • Arthur Kenyon-Butler 7 – 8 Boys 100 IM – 1.37.84
  • Akilan Pandian, In Sung Hong, Byung Ha Park, Arthur Kenyon – Butler 7 – 8 Boys 100 Freestyle Relay 1.12.64
  • In Sung Hong, Akilan Pandian, Byung Ha Park, Arthur Kenyon-Butler 7 – 8 Boys 100 Medley Relay 1.28.74
  • Katie Nguyen, Kyu In Park, Phuong Watkins, Ingrid Mah 9 – 10 Girls 200 Freestyle Relay 2.43.81
  • Sabrina Gladchuk, Kyu In Park, Alex Schulz, Ingrid Mah 9 – 10 Girls 200 Medley Relay 3.05.92
  • Ben Campbell 9 – 10 Boys 400 Freestyle – 5.34.55
  • Ben Campbell 9 – 10 Boys 200 IM – 3.03.38
  • Caitlin Chau, Pucca Nguyen, Alex Schulz, Quynh An Tran 11 – 12 Girls 200 Freestyle Relay – 2.19.28
  • Alex Schulz, Caitlin Chua, Quynh An Tran, Pucca Nguyen 11 – 12 Girls 200 Medley Relay – 2.43.84
  • Ryan Lower 11 – 12 Boys 400 Freestyle – 5.02.05
  • Harry Park, Matheo Luong, Rentaro Ohashi, Ryan Lower 11 – 12 Boys 200 Freestyle Relay – 2.04.65
  • Harry Park, Rentaro Ohashi, Matheo Luong, Ryan Lower 11 – 12 Boys 200 Medley Relay – 2.21.52
  • Srishty Patnaik, Jiwon Min, Janice Lee, Vivian Viehweg 13 – 14 Girls 200 Freestyle Relay – 2.33.31
  • Vivian Viehweg, Jiwon Min, Srishty Patnaik, Janice Lee 13 – 14 Girls 200 Medley Relay – 2.50.02
  • Lucas Nguyen, Shubhankar Patki, Ryo Sarashina, Nhat Minh Nguyen 13 – 14 Boys 200 Freestyle Relay – 2.00.03
  • Shubhankar Patki, Ryo Sarashina, Terra Kwon, Jay Cleine 13 – 14 Boys 200 Medley Relay – 2.18.25
  • Alois Luong 15 years and over Boys 800 Freestyle – 9.24.14
  • Cedric Chua, Khoa Tran, Zanneth Neo, Alois Luong 15 and over Boys 200 Freestyle Relay – 1.48.99
  • Zanneth Neo, Cedric Chau, Alois Luong, Khoa Tran 15 and over boys 200 Medley Relay – 2.01.92

When competing at swimming events students score points for their team, but also for themselves as individuals. The following students achieved overall podium finishes (Top 3) for their respective age groups;

  • Zoia Gerei 6 and under Girls – 3rd Place
  • Sao Mai Pham 6 and under Girls – 2nd Place
  • Ena Ohashi 6 and under Girls – 3rd Place
  • Arthur Kenyon-Butler 7 – 8 Boys – 3rd Place
  • Quynh An Tran 11 – 12 Girls – 2nd Place
  • Ryan Lower 11 – 12 Boys – 2nd Place
  • Shubhankar Patki 13 – 14 Boys – 2nd Place
  • Ryo Sarashina 13 – 14 Boys – 3rd Place
  • Alois Luong 15 and over Boys – 1st Place

Congratulations to Alois Luong, who achieved a perfect score of 120, meaning he placed 1st in all his events over the weekend!

The BIS Barracudas had a fantastic weekend receiving many Pb’s, medals and breaking school records. As a result, the Barracudas were Runners Up! A fantastic weekend of swimming by all! Congratulations and thank you!

Ms Emily McClelland, PE Teacher

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