Queensland State Championships December 2013 – Roxanne Yu was a Silver medallist in at one of the worlds premier and fastest age group swim meets. She also made 2 Youth Olympic Games Rox-and-I-in-Queensland-300x225Qualifying times during the meet on the backstroke events. All HPT swimmers made a final and ranked in the top 10 in Australia at the meet for their age with a total of 5 Youth Olympic Games times being met by Roxanne Yu, Jethro Chua and Evelyn Lukacs.

Western Australia State Championships – January 2014 – Alethea Toh selected to represent Singapore to race and finished with 2nd in the 100m Free and 2nd in the 100m Fly in her age group posting very fast times in the process and Youth Olympic Games standards.

Singapore National Age Group Championships March 2014 – 14 swimmers from the BISP High Performance Team attended, with the meet fielding international swimmers from Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong and the incredibly fast Japanese. Our swimmers performed outstandingly with highlights including 6 Youth Olympic Games qualifying times from Roxanne Yu, Alethea Toh and Jethro Chua being attained in addition to an 85% best times rate from over 70 races within the team, and multiple finals being raced through Alethea Toh, Syakirah Frost and Roxanne Yu. By the final day we still had 7 swimmers on 100% best times at the meet. Syakirah Frost had one of the most outstanding meets with 12 best times, but also moving up the Singapore rankings now placing as the no. 2 100m backstroke swimmer in Singapore for her age.

• Thai Youth Swimming Championships March 2014 -Andrew Heinz raced in Sisaketh in Isaan last week posting 2 best times and placing 4th in the 200m Butterfly. 4th 200 Free, 10th on 100 Fly. This was against the fastest Youth Swimmers in the Country and so some incredibly good results.

Thanyapura Rocket Science Swim Meet March 2014 – BIS Flying Fish won the Top Team Trophy with the majority of our swimmers taking away Individual High point Trophies and medals.

Upcoming events include:

  • Andrew Heinz – Racing at the Thai Nationals this coming weekend on the Freestyle and Butterfly events.Andrew-Heinz-Thai-Youth-Games-300x225
  • Eric Tan, Hendrik Faber, Cameron Grecia, Syakirah Frost – Travelling to Malaysia next week for the Malaysian Age Group Swim Championships.
  • Evelyn Lukacs – Racing at the Hungarian National Championships during the April holidays.
  • Evelyn Lukacs, Jethro Chua, Roxanne Yu – Malaysian Open Championships in mid May.
  • Hendrik Faber – Dutch Swimming National Championships in June.
  • Roxanne Yu, Jethro Chua, Alethea Toh, Eric Tan – SEA Age Group Championships (TBC) – The fastest Age Group Swimmers in South East Asian Competing at the newly built Sports Hub in Singapore.
  • Youth Olympic Games – Pending official selection – Jethro Chua and Roxanne Yu – in addition up to four of our newly selected Scholarship swimmers for 2014 – 2015.
  • World Championships 2015 – One of our newly selected HPT scholarship swimmers has been pre-selected for the World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

 

Simon Jones
High Performance Swimming Coach
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