Lincoln Swimmers Make a Big Splash in Chennai – Updated with video.

Our Lincoln School Swim Team recently returned from Chennai with 15 gold medals, numerous silvers and bronzes, 41 school records, 7 SAISA records, and countless personal best times. Some of the goose-bumping, heart-throbbing highlights from each day are:

Day 1 highlights:

Niharika winning gold in 13-14 200 breaststroke.
Iskra winning gold in same event, but 15-19 age group.
Sofia winning gold and breaking her own SAISA record by .01 in 50 fr.Shreetika’s big hearted golden effort in 400 free open category. 
Owen snatching gold in 50 breaststroke
2 silvers – Iskra 100 bk and 15-19 girls 200 fr relay
2 bronzes for Galen and Oshina in the 100 bk

Day 2 highlights: 

Gold – Sofia in the 15-19 100 fly; Sofia in the 15-19 100 IM setting a new SAISA record!; Sofia in the 15-19 100 free; Iskra in the 15-19 200 back
Silver – Alex in the 10-12 50 back; Galen in the 13-14 200 back; 15-19 girls 200 medley relay (also breaking SAISA, but still finishing 2nd!) 
Bronze – Oshina in the 13-14 100 fly; Alex in the 10-12 100 IM; Galen in the 13-14 100 IM; Oshina in the 13-14 200 back (breaking the SAISA record, but so did the other 2!)

Day 3 highlights:

-Sofia Shah breaking another SAISA record in the 200m free

-The 15-19 girls 4 x 100m relay of Shreetika, Oshina, Iskra, and Sofia annihilating Lincoln’s previous SAISA record by 16 seconds! 

– Gold medals for Iskra and Niharika in the 100m free (different age categories) 

-Silver medals for Galen (breaking a long-standing Lincoln record!) in the 200 IM and Owen in the 100m breast
-Bronze medals for Galen in the 200 free, Oshina in the 200 IM & 200 free, Alex in the 200 free

-Saara-Maria and Ritika receiving sportsmanship pins for cheering on and supporting swimmers from other teams 

A link to more of our photos can be found here: 
Congratulations to our swimmers for all their hard work, determination and success! 
LS Swim Coaches 
Here is a link to the video of the event: