IBSC collected a total of 2644 points, followed by PADE (2368 points) and Kelab Renang MSSC (1177 points) while securing 14 gold, 11 silver and 11 bronze. IBSC swimmers were in high spirit and performed competitively despite a stronger challenge from other clubs in Leg 2.
Congratulation to all IBSC swimmers for a great team work in Leg 2 and hopefully our victory can be repeated in the Grand Final.
|Team IBSC ready to depart from KL to Melaka in high spirit|
Sebastian Soon set the trail ablaze with 5 gold medals (50m and 100m backstroke, 50m and 100m butterfly and 100m freestyle) and was the IBSC's boy top performer for Leg 2. David Ong did not disappoint with 3 gold (50m and 100m breaststroke, 50m backstroke), 3 silver (50m butterfly, 50m freestyle and 100m backstroke) and 1 bronze (100m butterfly).
|From left : Steve Khiew, Sebastian Soon and Low Ken Ji, all of whom swept the 3-coloured medals for the 100m backstroke|
Iqmal Muqhis powered on despite a leg discomfort to win 2 gold (50m breast and 50m freestyle) and 2 bronze (100m breast and 100m freestyle). Desmond Ng successfully defended his gold medal and bronze medal in 100m breaststroke and 50m breaststroke respectively.
|Iqmal Muqhis powering his 50m freestyle swim|
|Desmond Ng's powerful dive in display|
|Yap Li Wen|
Meanwhile, Yeong Zhen Yi added 6 more medals to her collection with 1 gold (100m breaststroke) and 5 silver (50m backstroke, 50m butterfly, 50m and 100m freestyle, and 50m breaststroke).
|Yeong Zhen Yi went all out in her 100m breaststroke to win gold.|
Overall, IBSC had a successful and enjoyable outing to Melaka for Leg 2. Credits to the Organising Committee, especially to Team Manager Puan Zainon Othman, Assistant Team Manager En Masron Mohamad, Chaperones Mrs Christine, Mrs Tharani Lee and Mr Vincent Low.
Appreciation also goes to all coaches involved in guiding and taking care of the swimmers.
We look forward to the SportExcel Grand Final which is scheduled to be held at Kompleks Renang Kuala Lumpur on 9-10 August, 2014.
See Full Results of SportExcel Leg 2 here.
See more photos at the IBSC Gallery.
|Chaperon, Tharani helping reminding swimmers of their event numbers|
|Ng Zi Syuen, upcoming Group 4 girl|
|IBSC members value the bonding time together|
|Coach Kamal and Coach Shazali (at the background) with swimmers|
|Team Manager, Pn Zainon (in green) checking on the swimmers|
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