Fleming House won the Inter-House Swimming Gala at the Hong Kong Sports Institute on 18 September 2019.
Students representing each of the six Houses competed in the Swimming Gala. This year saw new records achieved in the pool. Swimmers competed in a total of 62 events including: 50-metre freestyle races, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly to inflatable relays and cannonball competitions.
The theme of this year’s Swimming Gala was ‘ocean’. Students dressing up in fish, mermaid, beachwear costumes while staff members decorated the poolside with sea creatures and banners.
Swimmer Danielle Leung 11W said, “The swimming gala was great and I had a lot of fun, especially in the inflatable relay. I don’t like swimming competitively I still enjoyed it overall.”
Inter-house Swimming Gala Results 2019:
First place: Fleming
Second place: Einstein
Third place: Wilberforce
Fourth place: Rutherford
Fifth place: Nansen
Sixth place: Da Vinci
Written by Sammi Hung, Aileen Bai Yang and Angela Chen, Media Team