BASA (Brunei Amateur Swimming Association) to organise 22nd BAG
This BAG is the annual Age Group Swimming Championship of Brunei, and has attracted a record 217 swimmers from 11 clubs (8 Bruneian and 3 international), competing in 1264 individual events and 22 entries over an exciting 3 days of competitive racing. This event features some of Brunei’s top swimmers, as well as our up and coming talent. The competition includes a wide range of distances and stroken, from long distance 1500m freestyle (30 lengths of the stadium pool), to the short 50m “sprints” in all 4 strokes (freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke).
During the 45th Singapore Age Group Swimming Championships of 18-23 March 2014 3 Bruneian swimmers took part at the competition. Christian Nikles, Muhammad Isa Ahmad & Tiara Shahril Anwar.
5 National records (AG and/or OPEN) were bettered during the competition:
1-2) Tiara Shahril Anwar 200 free 2.13.50, her PB and NR’s were 2.16.27, (New NR group 1 & New NR OPEN)
3) Muhamad Isa Ahmad 100 breast 1.09.19, New NR 16-18, (was 1.11.97 by Christian Nikles 7 April 2013)
4) Muhamad Isa Ahmad 50 breast 31.50, (New NR 16-18, was 31.77 by Christian Nikles 22 Nov. 2013)
5) Muhamad Isa Ahmad 200 breast 2:33.56, (New NR 16-18, (was 2.43.53 by Aliff Ali, 30 Nov. 2008)
Full results of the competition can be found here: full results(seniors)
KELAB Renang Pujut Miri (KRPM) were crowned the champions of the Brunei 7-9 Years Swimming Championship at the Mumong Sports Complex in Kuala Belait on Sunday.
They bagged a total of six gold, two silver and one bronze medals to finish at the top of the 11-team competition.
Jerudong Swimming Club bagged second spot with five gold six silver and four bronze medals while Miri Amateur Swimming Association followed closely behind with five gold and three bronze medals.
ISB Hammerheads occupied the fourth spot with four gold, five silver and three bronze medals while Royal Brunei Recreational Club (RBRC) earned fifth position with their haul of three gold, five silver and one bronze medals.
His previous best in the event was 32.14s from the last edition in October.
HRH also achieved a new personal best time in the 25m breaststroke event with a time of 48.27s. His previous time was 58.22s.
A total of 110 swimmers took part in the one-day tournament and two meet records were broken.
Jovyn Lau of KPRM completed the Girls 25m Butterfly (eight years) event with a time of 17.56s to beat the old time of 19.48s set by Andra Chai.
The other record was set by Kirsten Chong of Gymkhana Club Miri in the Girls 25m breaststroke (nine years) event with her time of 23.02s.
The previous record was also held by Chai with the recorded time of 23.38s.
Organised by the Brunei Amateur Swimming Association (BASA), the other teams that took part in the tournament were Dolphin Swimming Club, Gymkhana Club Miri, Hornbill School Swimming, Panaga Stingrays, Tutong Swimming Scheme and Micia Swim Team.
Complete results can be downloaded here: 789yrs meet results – final
On 16 February the first swimming competition of 2014 kicks of at the Mumong swimming pool in KB.
The competition is open to swimmers age 7-9 years old and so far 110 swimmers from 11 clubs have entered the competition.
More info can be found here: 7-9 years – Rules & Regulations Jan 16 2014
The Brunei Synchronized Swimming team was in Malaysia for the 5th Asia Pacific Open & Age Group Synchronized Swimming Championship 2013 from 29-30 November & 1 December 2013.
Jacqueline Lim won a bronze medal in the Open after the Technical and Free Solo.
For Age 12 and under, out of 83 competitors, Sia En Chiy got 48th, Natasha got 52nd and Sia En Ning got 55th.
Brunei duet (the Sia Twins) at Preliminary Free Duet ranked 14th out of 22. They beat 3 teams from Singapore, 2 teams from Penang and 1team each from Negri Sembilan, Indonesia and Uzbekistan.
At the competition, there were 167 synchro swimmers from 14 teams.
During the 2nd Brunei Open Swimming Championships 22-23-24 November 2013 a total of 34 National Records (12 OPEN and 22 AGE GROUP records) have been either set or broken. This is a historic number as the latest big RECORD RUSH dates back from April 2012 with 30 National Records. Besides the 34 National Records also a huge number of 29 NEW Championships RECORDS were either set or broken.
A very succes 2nd edition of the Brunei Open Swimming Championships.
Complete results can be found here: COMPLETE Results Brunei OPEN 22-23-24 Nov. 2013
Check out BASA’s FACEBOOK page for more photo’s of the 2n Brunei Open Swimming Championships: https://www.facebook.com/BASABrunei?directed_target_id=0
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