The NST : National swimmers break men’s 4x100m freestyle national record

KUALA LUMPUR: The quartet of Keith Lim, Welson Sim, Chan Jie and Foong Wei Tze smashed the men’s 4x100m freestyle national record by 0.73 seconds to finish sixth at the Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday.

They clocked 3:21.06 to erase their national record of 3:21.79 set at last year’s Kuala Lumpur Sea Games.

It was Malaysia’s second national record at the games after Welson’s feat in the 800m freestyle on Monday.

Japan, anchored by Juran Mizohata, set the new games record by clocking 3:12.68s for the gold medal, followed by China (3:13.29) and Singapore (3:17.22)

Results of SportExcel Grand Final 2018

Congratulations to the age group champions and champion club of the recently concluded SportExcel ASUM/NSC/MILO Junior Swimming Circuit, Grand Final 2018 held in Bukit Jalil National Aquatic Centre, Kuala Lumpur Sports City from 11th August to 12th August, 2018.

The winners are :

Group 4 Girls – Chong Xin Lin (DSA Swimming Club)

Group 4 Boys – Joshua Yin Hao Zhe (Chinese Swimming Club)

Group 3 Girls – Tan Rouxin (Johor Bahru EZY Swim Club)

Group 3 Boys – Dohi Tetsuharu (Aquasplash Swimming Club)

Group 2 Girls – Nessa Yip (Pade-Supersharkz Swimming Club)

Group 2 Boys – Bryan Leong (Cempaka Swimming Club)

Champion Club – Pade-Supersharkz Swimming Club

 

Download Full Results here.

 

 

The Star : Malaysia finish overall champions in Asean Schools Games

PETALING JAYA: A seven-gold rush helped Malaysia to finish as overall champions in the Asean Schools Games in Kuala Lumpur.

Golds from squash, badminton, volleyball and swimming on the final day of competition yesterday saw the host contingent finish on top with 37 golds, 34 silvers and 32 bronzes.

Indonesia, who had announced their intention to become overall champions on their arrival here, settled for second with 31-36-30. Malaysia ended undefeated in the boys’ and girls’ squash team events with wins over the Philippines (3-0) and Indonesia (3-0) respectively.

Noor Aina Amani beat Yee Xin Ying 6-11, 11-9, 11-9, 12-10 in an-all Malaysian final affair later.

Yap Roi King-Gan Jing Er beat Indonesians Reezky Alfarez-Ayu Gary Luna Maharani 21-14, 21-17 for the mixed doubles title.

Roi King later combined with Ooi Jhy Dar to beat teammates Wan Muhammad Arif Junaidi-Wyman Goh 21-18, 21-12 in the boys’ doubles final.

Malaysia also contested the boys’ and girls’ singles finals but lost both.

Jacky Kok lost to Indonesia’s Nur Yahya 12-21, 22-20, 19-21. Indonesia also claimed the girls’ singles title through Aisah Galuh Maheswari, who overcame K. Letshanaa 13-21, 21-12, 23-21.

Swimmer Sebastian Soon clinched his third gold medal in as many days in the boys’ 1,500m freestyle. Sebastian, who set a new national record in the 400m individual event on Monday, came out tops in the 1,500m race in 16:09.87.

The boys’ volleyball team claimed the last gold for Malaysia by beating Indonesia 3-1 in the final.

“I’m happy to see very good performances in almost all the sports we took part in. Athletics, gymnastics and squash helped push us to the top spot.

“It is the third time we won the overall title,” said Malaysian head of contingent Zainal Abas, who is also the national athletics chief coach.

Malaysia were also overall champions when they hosted the Asean Schools Games in 2010 and they achieved the feat for the second time in the Philippines in 2014.

In Singapore last year, Malaysia finished fourth overall.

In athletics, Malaysia delivered 10-12-8 while making a clean sweep of all the six gold medals in rhythmic gymnastics.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/sport/other-sport/2018/07/26/supreme-at-home-malaysia-finish-overall-champions-in-asean-schools-games/#eqkXaXD9cj7BOGcm.99

ASUM/MSN – FINA Swimming Coaching Course – Intermediate Level (Kursus Kejurulatihan Sukan Renang Tahap II)

Dear all,

Attached, please find the registration form for the said course which will be organised by ASUM with the assistance from FINA at Majlis Sukan Negara, Bukit Jalil.

Please forward the information to your affiliates. All applications must be submitted before the closing date (31st October, 2018) together with proof of payment to kongleeyan@yahoo.com

Submission MUST be accompanied by:
a. the completed REGISTRATION FORM
b. a copy of the ASUM/MSN Level 1 Swimming Coaching Certificate
c. payment transfer slip
to confirm your slot.

Fees to be banked into:

Account Name : PERSATUAN RENANG AMATUR MALAYSIA
Bank : HONG LEONG BANK

Account Number : 321 0000 1268

Participants are limited to the 1st paid 50 registration received.

***All applicants MUST possess the ASUM/MSN Level 1 Swimming Coaching Certification.

Best regards,
Yan Kong Lee
General Manager

Download Registration Form

 

ASUM-FINA Diving Coaching Course – Intermediate Level (Kursus Kejurulatihan Sukan Terjun Tahap Intermediate)

Dear all,

Attached, please find the Registration Form for the said course which will be organised by ASUM at Majlis Sukan Negara, Bukit Jalil (actual room will be informed later) from the 24-29 September 2018.

All application must be submitted before the closing date (31st August 2018) together with proof of payment to kongleeyan@yahoo.com

Applicants must have experience in diving as an athlete and/or coach.

Submission MUST be accompanied by the completed REGISTRATION FORM and payment transfer slip to confirm your slot.

Fees to be banked into:

Account Name : PERSATUAN RENANG AMATUR MALAYSIA
Bank : HONG LEONG BANK

Account Number : 321 0000 1268

Participants are limit to the 1st paid 50 registration received.

Best regards,
Yan Kong Lee
General Manager

The Star : Welson shows he’s ready for Asian Games after Europe high

PETALING JAYA: Swimmer Welson Sim (pic) showed he is ready for a splashing time at the Asian Games in Indonesia in August following good results in the just concluded Mare Nostrum Series in Europe.

Sarawak-born Welson bagged two silver medals for Malaysia in the middle distance freestyle events in the final leg of the series in Monaco.

Welson posted 3:52.37 for his first silver medal in the men’s 400m freestyle final behind Norway’s Henrik Christiansen, who came out tops in 3:51.07.

Interestingly, a potential Asian Games rival Takeda Shogo of Japan finished fourth (3:54.64) behind third-placed Jeremy Bagshaw of Canada (3:53.66).

Welson holds the national record of 1:47.36 for the 200m freestyle and 3:49.48 for the 400m distance.

Welson bagged a bronze medal in the 200m freestyle final in the second leg of the series in Barcelona, Spain two weeks ago.

The Malaysian swimmers did not take part in the first leg in Canet, France.

“Welson had some good racing against an extremely strong field as usual in the Mare Nostrum,” said swimming coach Paul Birmingham.

“These next six weeks of training will be crucial for him before we go to the Asian Games,”

Welson, a double gold medallist at the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games last year, was not the only Malaysian making an impact in the much competitive European swim meet.

Keith Lim did well to set a new national mark in the men’s 50m freestyle event in Monaco.

Keith clocked 23.10 to break the previous national mark of 23.17 in the short sprint race held by Alwyn Tan since 2015. Keith’s effort saw him ranked 13th overall.

Tern Jian Han finished eighth in the men’s 50m backstroke (26.62) and seventh in the 100m distance (58.00).

Rio Olympian swimmer Phee Jinq En finished 10th in the women’s 100m breaststroke final (1:09.31).

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/sport/swimming/2018/06/22/simply-superb-welson-shows-hes-ready-for-asian-games-after-europe-high/#KB8dclXDtv027V7d.99

The Star Online : Pandela bags Malaysia’s first individual diving World Cup medal

PETALING JAYA: Pandelela Rinong (pic) made her way into the history books as Malaysia’s first individual medallist at the FINA Diving World Cup in Wuhan, China after a superb comeback in the women’s 10m platform individual competition.

The two-time Olympic medllist only managed to qualify for the semi-finals after finishing 12th in the preliminary round on Tuesday (June 5).

But Pandelela got her act right when it mattered most. The 25-year-old bounced back strongly by finishing third in the top-18 semi-finals with 347.15 points behind China’s Ren Qian (360.55) and Zhang Jiaqi (371.10).

Pandelela continued with her steady display in the final held in the evening.

The two impressive efforts helped Pandelela to nail the bronze medal with her total of 349.15 points.

The Chinese duo were a class above the rest of the 12 finalists as reigning Olympic champion Ren Qian settled for silver with 403.85 points.

Zhang Jiaqi, only 14, secured her first major international victory with 427.30 points.

Pandelela has a bright chance to claim a second medal in Wuhan when she returns to the pool to partner Jun Hoong for the women’s 10m platform synchro event.

The duo are the reigning silver medallist from the 2016 Rio Olympics and gold medallist at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/sport/diving/2018/06/06/pandela-bags-malaysias-first-individual-diving-world-cup-medal/#bdQkL1LpISpRVJj7.99

ASUM/MSN Swimming Coaching Course – Level 1 (Kursus Kejurulatihan Sukan Renang Tahap 1)

Dear all,

Attached please find the registration form for the said course which will be organised by ASUM at Hotel Seri Malaysia, Alor Setar, Kedah.

Please forward the information to your affiliates. All application must be submitted before the closing date (18th June 2018) together with proof of payment to cheepaokam@yahoo.com and rozy.asum@gmail.com

Submission MUST be accompanied by the completed REGISTRATION FORM and payment transfer slip to confirm your slot.

Fees to be banked into:

Account Name : PERSATUAN RENANG AMATUR MALAYSIA
Bank : HONG LEONG BANK

Account Number : 321 0000 1268

Participants are limit to the 1st paid 50 registration received.

 

Thank you.

Yan Kong Lee
General Manager

FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials

Please note that the the above FINA Open Water Swimming School for Officials will
be held as follows:-

Day & Dates : Sat 14th July & Sun 15th July 2018
Venue : Hotel Palace Of The Golden Horses, Seri Kembangan, Selangor
Course Fee : RM 300.00 (inclusive Certificate of Attendance, course materials, lunch &
tea breaks)

Participants who have passed a FINA OWS School and officiated at a required level will
receive a certification which will be valid for a 4-year period.

All intending participants must submit the attached registration form by 15 June 2018 via email to yewsiangsoh@yahoo.com and kongleeyan@yahoo.com together with a scanned
copy of passport and passport photo.

Submission MUST be accompanied by the REGISTRATION FORM, Copy of PASSPORT and Passport Size Photograph (All in JPeg format)

Fees to be banked into:

Account Name : PERSATUAN RENANG AMATUR MALAYSIA
Bank : HONG LEONG BANK
Account Number : 321 0000 1268

Participants are limit to the 1st paid 80 registration received.

Download Forms and Course Schedule.