Country’s young swimming champs compete in Phuket meet

PHUKET: Young swimmers from across the country met to compete in a friendly inter-school contest at Thanyapura on June 11.

The swim meet was the fourth session of the Thanyapura Open Swim League at the Olympic-sized swimming pool.

Six teams of students aged 5-20 years old competed in various categories from St Gabriel’s College from Bangkok, the ISS Samui Sharks, the BISP Flying Fish, the Kajonkiet Barracudas, the Aqua Panthers, and the PIA swim team.

The PIA Swim Team grabbed first place, followed by the ISS Samui sharks. The Aqua Panthers came in third. “The top performance swimmers of the league, Susan Guo and Amir Kalantari from the Thanyapura team, have done very well in this league,” said Maryanne Jongsma, Thanyapura’s Junior Swim Coach.

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“Last year’s competition pulled in 80 swimmers, while this year there were 170. I would like to thank everyone for participating this year.”

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