Monday, November 4, 2019

Ajinomoto/aminoVITAL Singapore Masters Swimming Championships 2019

We participated in Singapore Masters again this year on 2 November 2019. We welcome Andrea to our team!

Our team in full force
The men's medley relay team
Chilling at the warm up/down pool
Medals for everyone!
Back to training!

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Public Service 2019

We participated again this year in the Public Service Swimming Meet 2019 on 27 April 2019. With 130 points, we were ranked 5th place overall out of 16 participating institutions.

Behind (left to right): Heng Kek, Simon, Norvin
Middle (left to right): Wang Dong, Cheryl, Melody, Alberto, See Wee, Yossa, Ahmad
Front: Liang Zhong

We clinched 5 individual medals congratulations to Simon, Alberto, Norvin, and Heng Kek for the medals! Special mention goes to Norvin and Heng Kek for getting 1st and 2nd place respectively in 50m freestyle - Men's Active Agers category.

Behind (left to right): Heng Kek, Norvin, Alberto, Simon, Qinsong
Front (left to right): Ahmad, Wang Dong, Melody, See Wee

We stayed at the same ranking as last year, but we will continue to train hard. Hope to do better yet next year!

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Singapore Masters Short Course Swimming Championships 2018

Last year, we had the biggest team joining the annual Singapore Masters Short Course Swimming Championship organized by Aquatic Performance Swim Club (APSC). It was held at the spanking OCBC Aquatic Centre.

We were pleased to welcome new team members: Wang Dong (third from the right) and Yossa (second from the right). Congratulations to our winners!

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Public Service 2018

We participated in the Public Service Swim Meet on April 21st, 2018. We managed to rank 5th overall, behind 4 much larger institutions and ahead of many other institutions with similar size as us. We were pleased to welcome Melody and Simon who swam for the NUS staff team for the first time.

Standing (left to right): Melody, Aurelie, Simon, Liang Zhong, Andrew, Qingsong, Norvin. Sitting (left to right): Alberto, Guillem, Hengkek

We collected four individual medals and, perhaps most significantly, a silver medal in the 4X100 senior freestyle relay. Here is the relay team on the podium between Ministry of Defence (1st, on the right) and Ministry of Education (3rd, on the left).

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Swim Masters 2016 - Public Service 2017 - Swim Masters 2017

This post is about the last three events we joined.

Swim Masters 2017 - October 29, 2017

Six swimmers joined the annual event organized by APS swim club. This year it was at the Toah Payoh Swimming Complex.

We were happy to welcome new team members See Wee (first from left), Su Min (third from right) and Liang Zhong (far right) alongside veteran NUS swimmers Aurelie (third from left) and Qingsong (second from right).

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Public Service 2017 - April 22, 2017

At our main institutional event we managed to maintain our 5th position out of 14 public institutions!

From left: Qingsong, Marcus, Desmond, Alberto, Hengkek and Andrew.

Here are some pictures of the medal winners for this year

Swim Masters 2016 - October 23, 2016

Six swimmers joined the annual event organized by APS swim club. This year it was at the prestigious OCBC aquatic center (short course pool).

From left: Qingosng, Andrew, Norvin, Alberto and Wen Shuang. Not pictured: Aurelie and Charmaine.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Public Service Swim Meet 2016

The 2016 edition of the annual Public Service Swim Meeting was on April 2nd. It was a good day of fun for the NUS team! As a team, we scored 112 points, claiming (back) 5th place overall out of 17 institutions. Congratulations to all!

Bottom row (from left): Sven, former team member Pepe (defected to SP), Leo, Qingsong. Second row (from left): Cecilia, Melissa, Guillem, Ruben, Norvin. Top row (from left): Hengkek, Alberto, John, LJ and Marcus

A few good news: for the first time in years, managed to field a mixed relay thanks to Melissa and Cecilia. We also had two relays in the Masters age group. Marcus won a fabulous gold in the 50 breast while Norvin and Hengkek claimed bronze in the 50 back and 50 free respectively.

Hengkek, bronze in the 50 free

Norvin, bronze in the 50 back

Marcus, fantastic gold in the 50 breast, well done!

Here are some pictures, courtesy of the invaluable Qingsong's camera.

Guillem being introduced before the 50 free

Melissa in the 50 free (second lane from bottom)
Cecilia (lane 2) at the start of the 50 breast

LJ (second from bottom) and Marcus (in the lead) in the 50 breast.
Hengkek preparing for the start of the 50 free

John, jumping high and long!

Guillem (lane 3) and Alberto (lane 5) before the start of the 400 free

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Singapore Masters 2015

A small contingent of swimmers represented NUS staff at the annual Singapore Masters Swimming organized by APS swimming. It was a great chance to welcome two new team members: Wen Shuang and Ruben Fernandez. Together with team veteran Qingsong, they managed to collect a considerable amount of medals! Here are a few photos of the event courtesy of Qingsong's camera (as usual).

 NUS staff swimmers with their medals. From left to right: Ruben, Qingsong and Wen Shuang.

 Ruben's backstroke

 Ruben ahead from the start!

 Wen Shuang's butterfly (she won gold in the 200 Individual Medley event)

Wen Shuang in lane 8 at the start of the silver-medal-winning 50 butterfly