Swimming: Hosts win team trophy in inaugural CSC Super Junior invitational meet

SINGAPORE - Chinese Swimming Club (CSC) came out on top in the team rankings to clinch the inaugural CSC Super Junior Swimming Invitational challenge trophy on Sunday (Sept 4).

They amassed a total of 1,505 points to finish ahead of Swimfast Aquatic Club (SAC) with 1,424 points and Aquatic Masters (761) in the two-day meet held at the CSC located at Amber Road.

There were 25 teams who participated in the event.

In the individual rankings, the 10 best swimmers in their age-groups were given the "Most Valuable Swimmer" award.

Chen Xing Tong from SpeediSwim Aquatic Centre and CSC's Reagan Cheng finished atop the standings in the eight and under girls' and boys' category respectively.

CSC pair Lynette Some and Ewan Lee were the most successful nine-year-olds, while Lachlan Saputra Goh (SAC) and Melanie Chong (CSC) were the best 10-year-olds.

SAC's Timothy Ting was first in the 11-year-old boys' category while Indonesian Caroline Bangun from Millenium Aquatic was top in the girls' category.

Both the 12-year-old boys' and girls' categories were swept by the Tokyo Swimming Club, with Rui Tamura and Rin Matsuzaki the respectively winners.

Over 400 swimmers, aged six to 12, took part in the first CSC Super Junior meet, with athletes hailing from the likes of Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia.