A small BISA team participated at Kenyan National Qualifying gala from 11th to 14th April 2019 at Kasarani Aquatic Stadium in Nairobi. This was a very competitive gala with a large number of quality swimmers from Kenya and other countries. Our swimmers arrived to Nairobi a few days before the gala to acclimatize to the Olympic size pool. It was a very tough gala but our swimmers swam very well.
The four of them achieved the following results:
Ophelie König: 10th place in 200 breaststroke, 14th place in 100 breaststroke, 16th place in 50 breaststroke, 37th place in 50 freestyle and 35th place in 200 IM.
She swam her best times in all her races. Well done, Ophelie!
Niamh Baker: 1st place in 200 backstroke, 2nd place in 100 backstroke, 3rd place in 50 backstroke, 5th place in 200 freestyle, 7th place in 100 freestyle, 8th place in 50 butterfly, 10th place in 200IM and 12th place in 50 freestyle. Fantastic results, Niamh!
Antonio Smit: 3rd place in 800 freestyle, 5th place in 1500 freestyle, 8th place in 400 freestyle, 15th place in 50 backstroke, 17th place in 200 freestyle and 59th place in 200 IM.
Antonio made massive improvements in all of his times at this gala. Great job!
Ciaran Eddy: 2nd place in 100 breaststroke, 3rd place in 200 breaststroke, 8th place in 50 breaststroke, 13th place in 50 freestyle, 12th place in 50 butterfly, 9th place in 200 IM.
Well done to everyone on a fantastic competition!