Match Report
The British School Of Beijing, Shunyi MiniBears Yr 3 & 4 vs  BSB Autumn Sprints
On: Saturday, 22 Sep 2018
Venue: at Home

On Saturday 22nd September, 126 students from BSB, Harrow and BIBA competed in the BSB Autumn Sprints. There were some excellent performances from the BSB team of 77 students, from both Secondary and Primary, and 176 new personal best times were achieved by the team.

There were also 15 new School Records broken at the event.

For the boys Ruifu Gao broke his 50m Backstroke record 9-10Yrs and James Thorp broke the 50m Freestyle, 50m Butterfly and 100IM times. The 9-10yrs 100 Free Relay (Ruifu Gao, Brayden Bruce, Ivan and Mirko De Martin) and the 11-12yrs 100 Free Relay (Roy Xu, Chris Lui, James Thorp and George Moody-Stuart) also set new marks

In the girls events Vera Wang continued to add more records with new times for the 7-8yrs 50m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke and 50m Breaststroke. The 9-10yrs 100m Free Relay also set a new record (Tanya Liu, Audrey Orient, Vera Zhang and Madison Washko). Vera’s older sister Celine broke the 11-12yrs 50m Backstroke time and the 11-12yrs 100m Free Relay (Laura Soerenson, Amanda Willman, Emilia Thorp and Celine Zheng) also set a new standard. In the 15+yrs age group Charlotte Steel set three new personal best times breaking the 50m Free, 50m Breaststroke and 100IM records.

This was an excellent morning of swimming from the students, and a big thank you to the 26 parent volunteers who helped with various jobs as Timekeepers, Marshalls, results data entry and team managers at the event.