Dubai Gem shines at inter-school Swimming Meet


Dubai Gem Private School excelled at Gems Modern Academy Inter-School Swimming Meet 2018 held on 16th November.
Overall the school scored 66 points and stood 4th among 16 schools.

The age group categories were from Under 9yrs – Under 19yrs and our school had a swimmer in almost every category, for different swimming strokes. A total of 21 swimmers participated from our school. They had persevered for almost 9 hours and won 4 individual medals and 4 team medals.
The following is the breakdown:

Total Number of Medals – 4 Individual Medals + 4 Team Medals
Under 17- Boys
Tushar Rohith Rohith Kanchan (swimming team captain)
Silver – 50m freestyle , Bronze – 50m butterfly
Tushar was also the 1st male swimmer, who made history, winning DGPS’ 1st individual medal.
Under 15-Boys
Shyam Soundararajan
Bronze – 50m freestyle, Bronze – 50m backstroke
4 Team Medals
Under 15 -Boys
Aliasgar Husain Cuttleriwala, Shyam Soundararajan,Rahulan Nandakumar, Dhruv Sanjay Serai:
Bronze – 4×25 Freestyle Relay , Silver – 4×25 Medley Relay
Under 17- Boys
Tushar Rohith Rohith Kanchan, Laksh Agarwal, Brennen Aidan D Silva, Keegan Kyle Gomes:
Silver – 4×25 Freestyle Relay , Silver – 4×25 Medley Relay
The juniors also performed above the expectations and gave a strong fight with their close finishes. They were placed 4th in various events, while the Under 9s were placed 6th in the freestyle relay, managing to get points for the school, giving us an edge over the 5th position placed school by 1 point.
GIRLS Inter-School Swimming Meet 2018
Total Number of Medals – 1 Individual Medal + 2 Team Medals
Under 17- Girls
Ami Kalpeshkumar Mehta
Silver – 50m Breast Stroke
2 Team medals
Under 17- Girls
Ami Kalpeshkumar Mehta, Aliya Singh, Nafisa Mustansir Golwala, Vedika Kaushal Manghnani
Silver – 4×25 Freestyle Relay , Bronze – 4×25 Medley Relay