Tankers shine in Singapore int’l swimming age group competitionPosted on August 24th, 2012 under Sporting Gold
Three young Filipino swimmers emerged as the most outstanding swimmers in their age categories, leading the 41-member swimming team from the Philippine Swimming League to a 70-medal haul in the recently concluded eighth Singapore Island Country Club age group swimming championships.
Robin Seranillo emerged overall best swimmer in the boys 7-8, Carl Bormate dominated the boys 11-12, and Kevin Claveria the boys 15-17 in powering the PSL team supported by former Sen. Nikki Coseteng and headed by PSL president Susan Papa to a rich harvest of 22-23-25 gold-silver-bronze medals in the three-day international age group meet.
The PSL also broke seven meet records, with Paula Cayanan setting new norms in the 50m freestyle and backstroke, Bormate in the 200m individual medley, Seranillo in the 100m breaststroke and the relay team of Kevin Claveria, Hans Ramos, Kio Abacahin and Benedict Geneta in the 4×50 freestyle, and the squad of Nathan Cheng, EJ Lorbes, Benedict Geneta and Darwin Tumaneng in the 4×50 medley relay.
The other gold medalists were Emmanuel Joshua Lorbes, Skyler Claveria and Bhay Newberry.