BISP Filipino swimmers win a silver and two bronzes in Thai SC Nationals


BISP Filipino swimmers Coleen Limsui, Rogan Gavino and Raissa Regatta Gavino won a silver and two bronzes at the Thailand National Short Course Swimming Championships early this month.

Limsui grabbed the silver in the Women’s 200m IM open category with a time of 2:31.82; while the Gavino siblings snared the bronze medals of the 200m Breast events, open category, with times of 2:27.05 for Rogan and 2:32.36 for Raissa.

Raissa was also proclaimed 2nd overall in her age-group, with times of 32.51 in 50m Back, 1:12.16 in 100m Back, 1:13.76 in 100m Breast, 30.78 in 50m Fly, 2:28.90 in 200m Fly and 5:09.63 in 400m IM.

Limsui also clocked 1:02.82 in 100m Free, 2:12.21 in 200m Free, 4:38.54 in 400m Free, 1:11.20 in 100m Back, 31.53 in 50m Fly and 1:13.80 in 100m IM.

Rogan on the other hand registered 30.30 in 50m Back, 1:07.17 in 100m Breast, 28.90 in 50m Fly, 1:03.60 in 100m IM and 2:16.94 in 200m IM.

All three have contributed significant points to BISP Swim Academy’s campaign at the Thailand SC Nationals, where the team finished third overall on points score, and first in average points score, with only 12 swimmers competing in just two days of a three day competition held at the Assumption University Swimming pool in Bangkok, Thailand.

“I am happy with the way we performed up in Bangkok considering we’re still in pre-season training and not focusing on major weeks for another six weeks,” said BISP Swim Academy Head Coach Colin Braund.

“This was more of a training meet for the guys to lift and swim personal best times, and assess where we’re at with our training. They showed a lot of professionalism in their attitude, and now should be looking to build on their performances.” she added.

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