Coast Amateur Swimming Association (CASA) hosted
its Junior swimming gala at The Aga Khan Academy on the 7th
of November 2015.
The two day gala received entries from Aga Khan Academy Mombasa,
Oshwal Academy Mombasa, Braeburn Mombasa International, Busy Bee
School, Mombasa Academy, Bandari Swim Club, Blue Ocean Swim
Club, Dolphins Swim Club, Kivukoni Creek Club, Jaffery Academy
Mombasa and Tudor Swimming Club.
The nine years and under swimming meet was the last gala for the
present academic term.
Tugi Mwige, Ivan Hart, Sathyam Gohil, Alexandra Hart, Ameir
Muravej, Lisa Serem, Ava Devan, Ryan Pasta and Samira Gulamali
from The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, scooped twenty two gold
medals, eleven silver medals and seven bronze medals for their
Oshwal Academy Mombasa was awarded three gold medals, ten silver
medals and fifteen bronze medals through Michelle Otieno,
Natasha Thuranira, Emma Wambui, Faris Balala, Tshomela Muriuko,
Deeya Shah, Dhairyan Shah, Imani Waganagwa and Moosajee Mohamed.
Hakeem Salim Kitendo, Ally Jamal, Haadiyah Jamal, Tariq Salim
Kitendo, Brown Mitsanze, Eddy Wambuguand Erick Wambugu received
eight gold medals, ten siver medals and ten bronze medals for
their club, Bandari Swim Club.
Mombasa Academy scooped six gold medals, one silver medal and
one bronze medal through its swimmers, Duini Caffini, Iqbaal
Bayusuf and Aayan Natha.
Lubaina Islam Ali, Neema Ruwa, Van Acroschot Robine, Willa
Barnett, Max Rippon and John Southward achieved a total of two
gold medals, six silver medals and five bronze medals for their
school, Braeburn International Mombasa.
Blue Ocean Swim Club were awarded three gold medals, two silver
medals and two bronze medal through its swimmers Maria Bianchi.
Jaffery Academy Mombasa received two gold medals and three
silver medals from Aliredha Gulamabbas, Mohammed Khazim and
Khaku, Abdulazizi Mohammed.
Ameena Walji, Aryan Joseph and Zahida won one silver and two
bronze medals for their club, Dolphin Swim Club.
Sam Davies won one gold medal and one bronze medal for his club,
Kivukoni Creek Club.
Tudor Swimming Club received one bronze medal through Triumph
The girl’s team of Aga Khan Academy won with 200 points,
followed by Oshwal Academy Mombasa with 196 points, third place
was awarded by Braeburn Mombasa International with 93.50 points.
Fourth place was given to Busy Bee School with 75 points,
Mombasa Academy took fifth Place with 60 points.
With 43 points, Bandari took sixth place, Blue Ocean Swimming
Club gained seventh place with 41.50 points, eighth place went
to Dolphins Swim Cub with 25 points and with eleven points,
Kivukoni took ninth place.
In the boy’s category, The Aga Khan Academy also took first
position with 217 points, Bandari was awarded second place with
189 points and Oshwal Academy took third place with 127 points.
Fourth place was given to Jaffery Academy Mombasa with 122
points, while Braeburn Mombasa International got fifth pace with
The sixth position was awarded to Busy Bee School with 32
points, Mombasa Academy took seventh place with 27 points, Tudor
Swimming Club took eighth place with 16 points, Kivukoni Creek
Club took ninth place with 12 points and with 9 points, Dolphin
Swim Club took tenth place.
During the same gala, CASA were pleased to have had time trials
for their senior swimmers where 11 National records and 13 CASA
records were broken.
Emily Muteti broke the first National record in the 200m
Butterfly which was being held by herself at an old time of
She breaks three categories with her record, the All Commers,
Open and 16 and Over category, the new record is now being held
Emily’s second National record was the 100m Butterfly which she
was holding in the All Comers and 16 and Over Category at a time
of 1:05.94. Achieng Ajulu-Bushell was holding the same event in
the Open category with a time of 1:05.51.
The new record now is being by Emily is all the three categories
at a time of 1:03.43.
The third National record broken by Emily was the 200m
Individual Medley in the All Comers and 16 and Over category.
The records were held by herself and now rest at 2:27.94 after
cutting off a second. She automatically holds the CASA record in
all the above events in their respective categories.
Maahir Harunani went out to break the Boys All Comers National
record of the 200m Butterfly which was being held by Abdulmajid
The new record of 2:13.36 erases the old record of 2:15.84. He
also hold the CASA record in the same event and category,
The Girls 10/11 years 50m Backstroke National record was
eliminated by Tiana Vora when she set a new time of 36.34,
breaking the old time of 36.41 of Sharmee Shah which has been
held since 2006.
The CASA record for the 200m backstroke was also improved by
herself and sets it at a time of 2:52.94, missing the National
record which is 2:52.57.
In the Boys 10/11 years category, Kunaal Khagram broke the 200m
Freestyle record which was being held by his brother Karan
Khagram at a time of 2:28.22, now stands at a new time of
CASA is very proud of the achievements attained by their
swimmers showing dedication and commitment to the sport; not to
forget the positive support from their coaches and parents..