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TAISM Eagles Soar at SAISA

November 11, 2014

SAISA Swim Team

 

Forty-three TAISM school records were set at a spectacular SAISA Swim Meet at the American International School-Chennai, India, from October 30-November 1, 2014. Twenty-nine swimmers from grades 6 through 12 competed with the highest level of intensity and focus, setting the following three SAISA relay records and earning medals in the categories listed below:

  • Girls (ages 15 and above) 200m medley relay (Kate Phoonsiri, Emma Grossback, Josie Baltimore, Serena Lee)
  • Girls (ages 15 and above) 200m freestyle relay (Serena Lee, Emma Grossback, Josie Baltimore, Kate Phoonsiri)
  • Boys (ages 15 and above) 400m freestyle relay (Mark Kluknavsky, Luis Camero, Josh Lee, Terence Teo)

Twelve Individual Gold Medals were earned by:

  1. Emma Grossback  (Girls: age group 10-12 years) – 100m backstroke, 100m butterfly, 100m Individual Medley(IM), 50m butterfly
  2. Kate Phoonsiri  (Girls: age group 15 years and above) – 100m backstroke
  3. Ewan Cosker (Boys:  age group 13-14 years) – 100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke
  4. Patrick Strohmeier (Boys: age group 10-12 years) – 100m IM, 200m freestyle, 100m breaststroke
  5. Mark Kluknavsky (Boys: age group 13-14 years) – 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle

Sixteen Individual Silver Medals were earned by:

  1. Terence Teo (Boys: age group 15 years and above) – 50m freestyle
  2. Josh Lee (Boys : age group 15 years and above) – 200m breaststroke, 400m freestyle
  3. Emma Grossback (Girls: age group 10-12 years) – 200m IM, 50m backstroke, 200m freestyle)
  4. Serena Lee (Girls: age group 13-14 years) – 100m freestyle
  5. Elisa Camero (Girls: age group 13-14 years) – 200m breaststroke, 100m breaststroke
  6. Mark Kluknavsky (Boys: age group 13-14 years) – 100m butterfly
  7. George Young (Boys: age group 10-12 years) – 100m IM, 200m freestyle
  8. Kate Phoonsiri (Girls: age group 15 years and above) – 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 200m IM

Four Relay Silver Medals

  1. Boys (ages 15 and above) – 200m freestyle relay (Josh Lee, Luis Camero, Mark Kluknavsky, Terence Teo)
  2. Girls (age group 13-14 years) – 200m medley relay (Katya Herbert, Natalie Baltimore, Simone Stoner, Elisa Camero)
  3. Boys (ages 15 and above) – 200m medley relay (Terence Teo, Luis Camero, Mark Kluknavsky, Josh Lee)
  4. Girls (age group 15 years and above) – 400m freestyle relay (Serena Lee, Josie Baltimore, Emma Grossback, Kate Phoonsiri)

Thirteen Individual Bronze Medals were earned by:

  1. Terence Teo (Boys: ages 15 and above) –100m backstroke, 100m freestyle, 50m butterfly
  2. Aysha Noureldin (Girls: age group 10-12 years)­ – 50m breaststroke
  3. Luis Camero (Boys: ages 15 and above) – 400m freestyle
  4. Kate Phoonsiri  (Girls: age group 15 years and above) – 100m IM
  5. Josh Lee (Boys: ages 15 and above) – 100m IM, 100m breaststroke
  6. Patrick Strohmeier (Boys: age group 10-12 years) – 100m freestyle, 50m freestyle, 200m IM
  7. Mark Kluknavsky (Boys: age group 13-14 years) – 50m butterfly
  8. Josie Baltimore (Girls: age group 15 years and above) – 50m butterfly

Three Relay Bronze Medals

  1. Girls (age group 10-12 years) –200m freestyle relay (Janine Kluknavsky, Holly Bergl, Jessie McLean, Maren Lee)
  2. Girls (age group 13-14 years) –200m freestyle relay (Katya Herbert, Cassie Irish, Natalie Baltimore, Elisa Camero)
  3. Girls (age group 13-14 years) – 400m freestyle relay (Simone Stoner, Natalie Baltimore, Katya Herbert, Elisa Camero)

The girls’ team placed second overall; the highest finish so far in a SAISA Swim Meet.  The boys’ 15 years and above team as well as the girls’ 13-14 years team were placed second.

Three days of intense competition with well trained swimmers from many other schools was a definite test of personal endurance. The TAISM Eagles definitely rose to the challenge and were thrilled with their performances.

Kathy Walker, Aquatics Coordinator

 

 

 

  

  

 
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