BASA set to host swimming meet today

Fadhil Yunus

The Brunei Amateur Swimming Association (BASA) will host the 7th Brunei Sprints Swimming Championships at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex Swimming Pool from today until tomorrow.

Thirteen clubs will compete including 10 local teams and three overseas teams from the Philippines and East Malaysia.

A total of 221 swimmers comprising 147 men and 74 women will vie for honours and a total of 753 individual events have been submitted.

There will be 36 relay teams looking to push for medals with 336 of those at stake throughout the competition.

The event will act as a qualifying meet for the 44th Southeast Asian Age Group (SEA AG) in Malaysia in June and the 12th ASEAN Schools Games in the Philippines in November.