Young Filipino swimmers bag 17 medals from AOSI 2024 in Bangkok

The Legazpi Barracuda Swim Club emerged victorious at the recently concluded Asian’s Open Schools Invitational Swimming Competition 2024 (AOSI) held in Bangkok, Thailand.

A total of seventeen medals were bagged home to the Philippines by the valiant young Filipino swimmers competing with over 700 other talented swimmers from 13 different Asian countries including 200 from Thailand.

The much-awaited swimming competition happened at Assumption University Aquatic Center on February 2-4 in Bangkok.

The outstanding achievements were attributed to the remarkable performances of the young swimmers, including Reese Margarette Alindogan, 11 years old, who secured 1 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medal.

Janelle Vien Quinto, aged 8, who demonstrated exceptional skills by earning 2 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze medals, while Riley Maddaleign Alindogan, 9 years old, contributed to the team’s success with 1 gold and 1 bronze medal.

Kenzie Bengson, also 9 years old, showcased prowess with 4 silver and 1 bronze medal, and Martin Luiz Naz, 6 years old, added 1 bronze to the club’s medal tally.

The head coach, Miko Berces, played a crucial role in guiding and mentoring the swimmers towards their remarkable achievements.

This triumphant performance not only highlights the individual talents of the swimmers but also underscores the dedication and expertise of the Legazpi Barracuda Swim Club as a whole.

Source: AKO Bicol Online TV