The swimmers of Boys’ High School (BHS) and College have proved their mettle and class at the prestigious “ASISC State Swimming Competition” held at St. Peter College, Agra. In all, they have won 28 medals including twelve gold, eleven silver and five bronze.
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, Dipt Prakash, Mazhar Hasan, Shashwat Sharma, Suryansh Srivastava in Senior categories. Harshit Nath, Swapnil Sen, Abhijeet Raj, Aryan Gupta, Ayush Kumar Singh, Anway Datta and Bharat Aditya Ramana 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, Dipt Prakash bagged 2 silver and 2 bronze, while in Junior category, Swapnil Sen bagged 5 gold. Harshit Nath also won 4 gold medals. The overall Junior Championship were grabbed by B.H.S. swimmers.
The highlight of the competition was the selection of seven swimmers of BHS for the forthcoming ASISC National to be held at Valsad, Gujarat from 30th September to 1st October, 2017.
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:-
Junior Boys:– Swapnil Sen – 100m Freestyle – Gold, 100m Butterfly – Gold, 50m Butterfly – Gold, 200m Individual Medley – Gold, 4x100m Free Style Relay – Gold; Harshit Nath – 50m Back Stroke – Gold, 100m Back Stroke – Gold, 50m Free Style – Gold, 4x100m Free Style Relay – Gold; Aryan Gupta – 50m Back Stroke – Silver, 100m Back Stroke – Silver, 50m Free Style – Silver, 4×100 Free Style Relay – Gold; Abhijeet Raj – 50m Breast Stroke – Silver and 4×100 Free Style Relay – Gold; Anway Datta – 50m Butterfly – Bronze and 100m Butterfly – Bronze; Bharat Aditya Ramana – 100m Breast Stroke – Gold, 50m Breast Stroke – Bronze; Ayush Kumar Singh (participant)
Senior Boys:– Dipt Prakash – 100m Breast Stroke – Silver, 50m Breast Stroke – Silver, 200m individual Medley – Silver, 50m Free Style – Bronze; Mazhar Hasan – 4×100 Free Style Relay – Silver; Shashwat Sharma – 4×100 Free Style Relay – Silver; Suryansh Srivastava – 4×100 Free Style Relay – Silver.