NTAA Inter-Schools Cross Country

On Saturday 18th May, a soggy and very muddy BISA hosted the NTAA Inter-Schools Cross Country event.

Six other schools from the Arusha and Moshi area came to join BISA in running the three different cross country routes around the Kisongo area. The routes range from 1.8km to 5km, each with their own challenges, including slippery hills, rugged surfaces and muddy obstacles.

Every competitor took on their course with grit and determination - no mean feat in the rainy season we have been experiencing!

BISA came out as winners overall by a huge margin with wins in 6 out of 10 categories as well! With many personal bests and a few record-breaking performances, our competitors absolutely shone on the day.

A very special mention goes to:

Yuri Lems - 1st Place U13 Boys (3km) with a time of 7m 45s (New Record!)

Clinton Mutuku - 1st Place U15 Boys (3km) with a time of 10m 56s (New Record!)

Congratulations to you all on your fantastic achievements!

Enjoy the highlight reel of the event below:

Swim Team compete at Kenyan National Qualifying gala in Nairobi

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!

BISA U9s are hockey champions!

Our U9 hockey team took on other international schools in the NTAA hockey tournament last Tuesday and brought home the trophy!

In a hotly contested tournament, our young hockey players fought hard showing determination and focus throughout. Their team spirit, sportsmanship and behaviour was impeccable and all their efforts paid off as they won game after game to secure the trophy.

A special congratulation goes to Yuvraj who was awarded player of the tournament as well!

SCIS Swim Gala Highlights

Swim term is in full flow and our fantastic Junior and Senior swim teams took on the St Constantine's International School Swim Gala last weekend.

BISA swim team members train before school and at lunchtimes throughout the week and all their hours of training were put on display at the gala. Many BISA students won medals or placed within the top three and, with team spirits high, our well-established Senior team took second place overall.

With many of the Junior team building in their skills and confidence, Coach Anze is excited to see what is to come in the future for these talented young swimmers!

BISA Athletes Impress at Kasarani

On the warm Friday morning of 23rd November 2018, a team of twenty-four students from Braeburn International School
Arusha took part in the annual Braeburn Athletics Meet held at the Kasarani Stadium- ‘Home of Heroes’- in Nairobi, Kenya.
With a total of 14 schools taking part, it was a great opportunity for our students to experience an international stadium atmosphere.

Our athletes battled it out and gave it their all in such a tight competition. We are proud to say we returned with six
medals; Joshua- Gold (100m hurdles) and Bronze (100m), Angel- Gold (High Jump), Clinton- Silver (1500m), Tania-
Bronze (800m) and Upendo- Bronze (Long Jump). In addition, there were other remarkable performances with Gabriella, Joshua, Rhennystella and Yuri all respectively making it to the 200m finals in their categories. As well as Sherlyne and Malik, both 100m finalists.

This was a successful last Athletics Meet for the 2018 season. An enormous thank you to all our coaches who trained us during PE lessons as well as after school sessions. Furthermore, thank you to Mr Lake, Mr Masudi, Ms Ngave and our bus driver Mustafa who accompanied us all the way to Nairobi. - Angel Karegyesa

A MASSIVE WELL DONE AND CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR ATHLETES!!!