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IASAS - More Fast Swimming in Asia

The IASAS conference meet, hosted by the International School of Manilla over the weekend of January 31 to February 2 featured teams from Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. These schools competed in SCM for the IASAS title. While only six teams are in the leagues, there was plenty of fast swims and great competition for spots in the finals.

Singapore American School came out on top of the combined race, with Taipei American School just behind. Taipei dominate date men’s competition while Singapore was dominant in the women’s meet. The hosts, International School fo Manilla took 2nd in the female race while the International School fo Bangkok finished second in the men’s team race.

Collin Schuster of Singapore American School was the individual star of the meet, setting new IASAS records in all four of his events, including an ISA All Conference record in the 100 backstroke. He posted a 55.10, nearly two seconds faster than the record set just a week ago at APAC by Rafael Gu. His other victories were in the 50 (23.21p) and 100 free (50.56) and the 200 backstroke (2:02.99). The 50 and the 100 free were just off the ISA All Conference records.

The other male IASAS record was set by Jason Lin of Taipei American School in the 100 Breast, with a time of 1:04.38. In addition to his record setting swim he was also victorious in the 100 Fly (1:01.24).

There were no new individual records set on the female side, but the Singapore American School team of Alexandra Walling, Lucie Gray, Olivia Morris and Emma Bierley broke the 400 Medley Relay record with a new time of 4:27.93.

Multiple event winners included

Shawyuan Hsu - Taipei American School - 200 IM (2:27.50) and 50 Free (27.15)

Jason Lin - Taipei American School - 100 Breast (1:04.38) and 100 Fly (1:01.24)

Nathan Schlit - Singapore American School - 200 Free (2:00.80) and 400 Free (4:15.21)

Alexandra Walling 100 Back (1:06.60) and 200 Back (2:23.25)

Olivia Morris - Singapore American School - 50 Fly (28.25) and 100 Fly (1:04.19)


1. Singapore American School - 742

2. International School of Manilla - 478

3. International School of Bangkok - 410

4. Taipei American School - 340

5. Jakarta Intercultural School - 228

6. International School of Kuala Lumpur - 227


1. Taipei American School - 678

2. International School of Bangkok - 438

3. Jakarta International School - 425.5

4. Singapore American School - 419

5. International School of Manilla - 293

6. International School of Kuala Lumpur - 152.5

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