Monday, 14 August 2017

Steve Khiew won Age Group Champion in his finale appearance in SportExcel Junior Swimming Circuit, Grand Final 2017

Steve Khiew was named the Age Group Champion for Group 2 Boys in the SportExcel Junior Swimming Circuit, Grand Final 2017 as the meet drew to a close last Sunday, 13 August 2017 at Kompleks Renang Kuala Lumpur.

In the process of securing 3 gold and 1 bronze, Steve also managed to renew his previous year's meet record (28.38) in 50m backstroke by clocking a new time of 28.19 during the preliminary heat.

He pocketed another gold in 100m freestyle after dipping sub 55s with  a new PB of 54.26. Also in his favourite event of 100m backstroke, Steve managed to maintain his gold with 1:02.31 even though his preliminary heat he clocked a better qualifying time of 1:00.74.

Steve Khiew receiving his champion trophy from Mr Teo Mua Seng, the President of Persatuan Renang Amatur Kuala Lumpur

Other IBSC achievers equally deserved applause for their great achievement in the 3rd and final leg of the circuit. Their hard work paid off thanks to their consistent training and effort from coaches.

The Grand Final medalists were :

Steve Khiew | Group 2 boys | 1 meet record, 3 gold, 1 bronze
Ng Zi Syuen | Group 3 girls | 4 silver
Teo Zun Jet | Group 4 boys | 2 silver
Sharizan Shazali | Group 2 boys | 1 silver, 1 bronze
Liew Xiao Rou | Group 4 girls | 3 bronze
Tobin Sia | Group 4 boys | 2 bronze
Ng K-Yang | Group 3 boys | 2 bronze
Ashley Ting | Group 2 girls | 2 bronze
Wong Ru Yi | Group 2 girls | 1 bronze
Zachary Lim | Group 2 boys | 1 bronze

The Committee wishes to thanks Ms Sharon Koay as the Team Manager and Mdm Ho Mei Ling as the chaperone.

Ng Zi Syuen, silver girl with 4 second positions  
Liew Xiao Rou, lanky girl but not without power as she scooped up 3 bronze in 50m fly, 100m backstroke and 50m freestyle and it it worthy to mention several positions in 4th and 5th placings too 
Ng K-Yang, swam breaststroke to secure 2 bronze
Sharizan, even though disadvantaged in age but proved to be a strong contender with his superb achievement of 1 silver and 1 bronze in his backstroke events

Ashley Ting leapt to bronze in her 50m backstroke (32.98)  
Tobin Sia, flicked 2 bronze in both 50m and 100m backstroke
Teo Zun Jet, raked in 2 silver in his strong event, breaststroke

More photos at IBSC Gallery.

See Results here.


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