Diocesan Boys’ and Girls’ Schools triumph at Division One Inter-school Swimming Competition

Diocesan Boys’ and Girls’ Schools triumph at Division One Inter-school Swimming Competition

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DBS's and DGS's students were among those who took one of these home.
Photo: Ben Pang/SCMP

Diocesan Boys’ and Girls’ Schools were crowned overall champions at the Division One Inter-school Swimming Competition (Kowloon and Hong Kong Island) today. Second and third place in the boys’ competition went to St Joseph’s College and La Salle College, while DGS were followed by Heep Yunn School and Good Hope School.

And 10 students clocked record-breaking swim times in nine events at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool. Tam Hoi-lam, 17, from DGS, beat her own records in both A Grade 50-metre butterfly and 100m freestyle. The butterfly record was also beaten by the silver medallist, Belilios Public School’s Wong Yuk-yan.

Toto Wong Kwan-to, 16, from DGS as well, also broke two of her own records, in 100m and 50m backstroke.

The winner and second-place boys in the 50m freestyle, Suen Wai-cheong, 18, from Wah Yan College Kowloon, and La Salle College's Martin Lam Ho-yin, 16, both broke the race record, as did West Island School student Miles Jing Williams, 18, in the boys’ 200 metre freestyle, to win gold.

DBS’ Ng Yan-kin, 17, set a new record for the boys 100m breaststroke, while schoolmate Tam Ka-ming, 17, broke his own record in 50m breaststroke.

Good Hope School's Cheyenne Cheung Hui-yan, 16, and Hong Kong International School's Kristen Sun, 17, both broke the 200m breaststroke to win gold and silver.

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