Serians break nine records at Kotas Meet

Eight-gold Tan poses with her mother at the recent 7th Kotas Swimming Championships.

Ayrton Lim

KUCHING: Swimmers from the Serian Amateur Swimming Association (Serians) broke nine meet records at last weekend’s 7th Kuching-Kota Samarahan Inter-School Swimming Championships.

In a press statement yesterday, the association hailed the achievement and congratulated their swimmers.

“Our swimmer Tan Tyng set seven new meet records and won eight gold medals while Ayrton Lim set two meet records with two gold medals from his favourite events namely the 50m and 100m breaststroke,” the spokersperson said.

Tan was also awarded with Best Girl Swimmer in the 15-17 age category.

“Serians would like to express its appreciation to parents, coaches and sponsors for their cooperation, financial contribution and encouragement which enable the swimmers to have a peace of mind and focus when training as well as to give their best during the competition,” the statement added.

The association is now looking forward to compete and perform well in the selection trial to represent the southern zone in Sukan Sarawak.

“We are delighted that the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports is bringing back Sukan Sarawak which will serve as a platform for athletes to compete and excel.”

The association, which is waiting for its affiliation with the Amateur Swimming Associaiton of Sarawak to be approved soon, is currently recruiting swimmers who are interested in joining its training programme.

For further enquiries, please call 013-8098388 (Lee).

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