Written by Yuan Xuting
Edited by Mao Yinan
IHG Swimming Competition began at NUS Swimming Pool on 9th Jan, the first day of this new semester.
After a short opening ceremony，different swimming games began.
This year, Ziyao and Ellie lead KE Swimming team. Other team members are: Yunjin, Pinhong, Kasper, Jeremy, Augustine and Celine, Elaine, Sueyuin, Anna.
The first game was 50m males freestyle swimming and 50m females freestyle swimming. Although the individual game was not counted into final scores, KE’s participants Ziyao and Jeremy still tried their best and showed us an exciting game.
Then 4＊50m males freestyle relay and 4＊50m females freestyle relay attracted our attention. Team leader Ziyao motivated the males’ team, including Kasper, Jeremy, and Augustine, to try their best. And the female team leader Ellie led her athletes Elaine, Sueyuin, and Anna made great efforts as well. There was an air of excitement around the whole swimming pool. Supporters from different halls were organized by their own JCRC and gave their athletes the most enthusiastic encouragement.
After a short break, athletes warmed up during male 50m breaststroke and female 50m breaststroke. After that, athletes took part in the male 4x50m breaststroke relay and female 4x50m breaststroke relay girls. In both games, KE athletes took the 5th position among all halls.
KE athletes Ziyao, Pinhong, Kasper, Jeremy, Augustine, and Anna participated in the next game–10x50m novelty race. In this game, our athletes got the second place, which is a noteworthy achievement, cheering every KEviian present.
The last and the most exciting game was 4x50m medley relay. The two leaders Ellie and Ziyao took part in this game. The other two athletes were Elaine and Jeremy. In the end, KE took the 5th position in IHG swimming competition.