Students from various schools of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi took part in the competition. The competition was divided in two categories - Junior category for students up to class 10 and Senior category for students of class 11 and 12.
The swimmers of BHS, namely, Divya Prakash, Dipt Prakash, Raunak Gupta, Nishant Chandra in Senior categories. Mazhar Hasan, Harshit Nath, Swapnil Sen, Abhijeet Raj, Aryan Gupta, Ayush Kumar Singh and Suryansh Srivastava in Junior categories dominated the aquatic meet in different styles and strokes of swimming like Free Style, Back Stroke, Breast Stroke, Butterfly and Relay.
In the senior category, Divya Prakash bagged 3 gold and 1 silver, while in Junior category, Swapnil Sen, being the youngest swimmer of class VIII, bagged 5 gold. Harshit Nath also won 4 gold medals. The overall championship were grabbed by B.H.S. swimmers.
The highlight of the competition was the selection of eight swimmers of BHS for the forthcoming National Swimming Championship to be held at Hyderabad in November.
The Principal, Mr. D. A. Luke congratulated the swimmers for their outstanding achievement and said that has been a consistent top performances by the swimmers of Boys’ High School and College. He also congratulated the Swimming Coach, Mr. K. C. Biswas for his expert training and hard work which helped the swimmers to achieve the astounding feat.
The results are as follows:-
Divya Prakash – 50m Back Stroke – Gold, 100m Back Stroke – Gold, 100m Free Style – Silver. Dipt Prakash – 100m Breast Stroke – Silver, 50m Breast Stroke – Silver, 50m Free Style – Silver. Raunak Gupta – 50m Butterfly – Silver. 4x100m Free Style Relay: Divya Prakash, Dipt Prakash, Raunak Gupta, Nishant Chandra – Gold.
Harshit Nath – 50m, 100m Back Stroke – Gold, 50m Free Style – Gold, Free Style Relay – Gold. Swapnil Sen – 100m Freestyle – Gold, 50m Butterfly – Gold, 50m Breast Stroke– Gold, 200m Individual Medley – Gold, Free Style Relay - Gold. Mazhar Hasan – 100m Butterfly – Gold, 100m Free Style– Bronze, 200m Individual Medley – Silver, Free Style Relay – Gold. Aryan Gupta – 50m Back Stroke – Silver, 100m Back Stroke – Silver, 50m Free Style – Silver, Free Style Relay – Gold. Abhijeet Raj – 100m Breast Stroke – Bronze; Ayush Kumar Singh (participant), Suryansh Srivastava (participant)