Friday, 17 August 2018

14th SICC Team Briefing

Dear IBSC swimmers,

Please note that a team briefing for SICC participants will be held as follows :

Date : 21 August, 2018 (Tues)
Time : 6:30 pm
Venue : Cheras pool

Travel itinerary, leave letters and bag tags will be distributed during the team briefing.

Swim Committee

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Round-Up of SportExcel Grand Final 2018

The SportExcel ASUM/NSC/MILO Junior Swimming Circuit Grand Final 2018 has just concluded last Sunday 12th August 2018 at National Aquatic Centre, Kuala Lumpur Sports City.

IBSC has the most number of qualifiers to the final leg with 42 swimmers making the cut to the Grand Final 2018.

Sharizan Shazali, did excellently even though missing his personal target. He contributed 2 gold and 2 silver in the Boys Group 2 category. His superb performance helped him renewed his 100m freestyle (55.95).

Sharizan Shazali

Meanwhile, our gifted swimmer in Group 4 boys, Muhamad Dhuha, proved that being a year disadvantage is no barrier to him as he made his first debut in the Grand Final. He triumphed with a gold in 50m backstroke with an awesome PB of 35.48 and 100m backstroke with a new PB of 1:17.09. He later clinched 3 more silver in 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle and 100m fly.

Muhammad Dhuha Bin Zulkifry

Destin Ng, in Group 3 boys, as anticipated, cornered the 50m breaststroke when he emerged first with new PB of 33.62. He took bronze in 100m breaststroke as he shaved to a neater time of 1:15.61.

Destin Ng

In the girls category, Ashley Ting, bagged 2 silver in 100m freestyle and 100m fly and managed to renew her own timing in both events.

Ashley Ting
Ng Zi Syuen, didn't let down either as she swam to 3 bronze in 50m backstroke, 100m backstroke, 100m breaststroke.

Ng Zi Syuen

We congratulate all medalists and swimmers who has new PBs to celebrate.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all for the cooperation given by the swimmers and parents for the 2 days event. Sincere thanks to my team mate En. Hazrulhisyam and the coaches, coach Shazali and coach Kamal for their selfless contributions to make it a successful one.

Team Manager

View more Photos here.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Invitation to 3rd ASUM/NSC/MILO Mid & Long Distance Swimming Championship 2018

Kindly be informed that Persatuan Renang Amatur Kuala Lumpur is organising the 3rd ASUM/NSC/MILO Mid-Long Distance Swimming Championship 2018 at Bukit Jalil as follows :

Date                                :   13h – 14th October, 2018 (Sat - Sun)
Venue                             :    Bukit Jalil National Aquatic Centre, K.Lumpur
Organizer                        :    Persatuan Renang Amatur Kuala Lumpur  (PRAKL)
Rules                               :    FINA Rules applies
Date of Age Reckoning  :    1st January, 2018
Entry Closing Date         :    21st September, 2018 (Mon), 5:00 pm.
Team Manager Meeting  :    12th October, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Entries                             :   No limit to the number of swimmers or events
Registration Fees             :   RM15/swimmer
Entry Fees                       :   RM8/event and RM32/relay team

Download                       :  Invite & Rules

Entry Form for IBSC members can be download here.

Friday, 10 August 2018

2018 Incentive Award for SportExcel Leg 1 & Leg 2

The 2018 incentive award for SportExcel Leg 1 & Leg 2 has been presented to the swimmers who took part in both Leg 1 and Leg 2 swimming circuits. Only top 24 swimmers in each event are given points by the organizer in a given calendar year.

This year, we have total of 30 swimmers who are honored to receive the cash incentives and certificates. Among the male swimmers, Muhammad Dhuha has collected the highest point with 350 and Ng Zi Syuen is the top scorer for female with 333 points.

The incentive award ceremony was held at Cheras Pool and presented by our club President, Mr. Teo Mua Seng and Head Coach Shazali Salleh.

Again, congratulation to all award winners and all the best in Grand Final event this weekend.

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Incentive Presentation and Team Briefing - SportExcel Grand Final 2018

Dear swimmers,

Kindly note that incentive recipients for SportExcel Leg 1 & Leg 2 are required to be present to receive their rewards during the team briefing this evening.

School leave letters and Grand Final T-shirts will also be given out to swimmers.


Update >> See Briefing Notes

Round-Up of Junior Splash Leg 2, Melaka

The ASUM/NSC/MILO Junior Splash Leg 2, 2018 has just concluded recently  (27th – 29th July, 2018) at Pusat Akuatik Hang Jebat, Melaka.

IBSC sent a contingent of 84 junior but determined swimmers to the meet and managed to clinch 21 gold with a new record, 8 silver, 16 bronze in both their individual and relay events.

The individual achievers are listed below with their medal haul and points collected.

Our strong group 2 boys relay team formed by Muhd. Farhan Andi, Oswin Wong, Yap Min Shun, Sharizan Shazali and Harry Chong swept all 4 gold relay medals and set a new record time of 3:50.47 (from 3:51.57) in 4 x 100m freestyle relay event.

Group 2 boys record breaker team in 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay. From left : Oswin Wong, Muhd. Farhan Andi, Yap Min Shun, Sharizan Shazali

Group 2 boys team. From left : Harry Chong, Muhd. Farhan Andi, Yap Min Shun, Sharizan Shazali swept all relay gold medals in the meet

Another commendable performance came from group 3 boys relay team comprising of Dylan Wong, Ho Jia Ming, Teo Zun Jet and Toh Jun Hong who swept 3 gold medals in 4 relay events.

Group 3 boys team. From left : Dylan Wong, Ho Jia Ming, Teo Zun Jet and Toh Jun Hong

As for individual event, our group 2 boys proved that they are among the best in the arena.

Muhd Andi managed to amass 4 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze. A challenger in mostly difficult events, Andi was at top form in 100m freestyle (56.05), 200m IM (2:21.63), 200m freestyle (2:02.71) and 100m butterfly 1:00.57) to win the 4 gold.

Sharizan Shazali, known to be great backstroker, claimed 2 gold in his pet events. He was catching up pretty steadily in his breaststroke as he sliced off considerable time to a new PB of 1:11.86 in 100m breaststroke to win the silver and 32.57 in 50m breaststroke to snatch the bronze.

Comrade, Yap Min Shun also do not want to be left out as he won 1 gold and 1 bronze in his freestyle events.

Yap Min Shun, shaved times to 2 new PBs in Junior Splash Leg 2 and was happy to have won 1 gold in 50m freestyle (25.84) and a bronze in 100m freestyle (56.70)

Harry Chong, also did considerably well in his favourite breaststroke events by coming in 2nd placing in 50m breaststroke (32.53)and 3rd placing in 100m breaststroke (1:11.88).

A newbie in the junior squad worthy of mention is Riverling Choo who returned from Peru last year and joined IBSC. She proved her mini but solid strength as she swam swiftly to 1 silver and 1 bronze in the 50m butterfly and 50m freestyle respectively to create new PBs for herself.

Riverling Choo, left with Hannah Khoo

The other medalists were Dylan Wong, Nur Ariessa, Tan Goh Jun Roy and Low Wenxi. Congratulations to all medal winners and swimmers with new PBs.

A big round of applause for all team members who gave their best in the event and also strong support of Coach Shazali, Coach Kamal and parents who have bought them this far and going beyond.

Special thanks to Team Manager, Mr. Hazrulhisyam, Chaperones Enni and Yen Ling for all the arrangement in this meet.

Team Officials of IBSC

See Swim Results or download Full Results of Jr Splash Leg2, 2018.

HO Seng Oon
Assistant Team Manager

*Photos courtesy of IBSC parents

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Higher Education Sports Fest (HESF) 2018

The Higher Education Sports Fest (HESF) 2018 under the Ministry of Higher Education is having its sporting events at various locations in Melaka from 24th to 28th July, 2018.

The aquatic event which was held for 2 days on 24-25 July, 2018 at Hang Jebat Aquatic Stadium, was participated by various universities and institute of higher learning.

Some senior IBSC swimmers also took part in the competition, notably Adam Afif, Nur Nabilah and ex-member Tan Rou Ying.

The swimming event was won by Taylor's University with 13 gold.

Congratulations to the swimmers for their medal achievements.

Adam Afif with his 200m breaststroke gold


View Full Results of HESF 2018 

See more at

The Star : Malaysia finish overall champions in Asean Schools Games

PETALING JAYA: A seven-gold rush helped Malaysia to finish as overall champions in the Asean Schools Games in Kuala Lumpur.

Golds from squash, badminton, volleyball and swimming on the final day of competition yesterday saw the host contingent finish on top with 37 golds, 34 silvers and 32 bronzes.

Indonesia, who had announced their intention to become overall champions on their arrival here, settled for second with 31-36-30. Malaysia ended undefeated in the boys’ and girls’ squash team events with wins over the Philippines (3-0) and Indonesia (3-0) respectively.

Noor Aina Amani beat Yee Xin Ying 6-11, 11-9, 11-9, 12-10 in an-all Malaysian final affair later.

Roi King later combined with Ooi Jhy Dar to beat teammates Wan Muhammad Arif Junaidi-Wyman Goh 21-18, 21-12 in the boys’ doubles final.

Malaysia also contested the boys’ and girls’ singles finals but lost both.

Jacky Kok lost to Indonesia’s Nur Yahya 12-21, 22-20, 19-21. Indonesia also claimed the girls’ singles title through Aisah Galuh Maheswari, who overcame K. Letshanaa 13-21, 21-12, 23-21.

Swimmer Sebastian Soon clinched his third gold medal in as many days in the boys’ 1,500m freestyle. Sebastian, who set a new national record in the 400m individual event on Monday, came out tops in the 1,500m race in 16:09.87.

The boys’ volleyball team claimed the last gold for Malaysia by beating Indonesia 3-1 in the final.

“I’m happy to see very good performances in almost all the sports we took part in. Athletics, gymnastics and squash helped push us to the top spot.

“It is the third time we won the overall title,” said Malaysian head of contingent Zainal Abas, who is also the national athletics chief coach.

Malaysia were also overall champions when they hosted the Asean Schools Games in 2010 and they achieved the feat for the second time in the Philippines in 2014.

In Singapore last year, Malaysia finished fourth overall.

In athletics, Malaysia delivered 10-12-8 while making a clean sweep of all the six gold medals in rhythmic gymnastics.


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