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SLP-BEST tankers cop 4 medals in Dubai

THE Swim League Philippines (SLP)-Behrouz Elite Swimming Crew (BEST) made its presence felt within the 2022 Center East Originate and Junior Championships by winning four medals on the opening day at the Hamilton Aquatic Sports activities Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Heather White (left) and Behrouz
Mohammad Mojdeh CONTRIBUTED

Filipino-British Hannah White and Filipino-Iranian Behrouz Mohammad Mojdeh spearheaded the country’s campaign with podium finishes in their respective age-bands.

White unruffled two silver medals within the girls’ 10-12 months category in conjunction with her second-space attain within the 100m freestyle match following her one-minute and 16.15-second exhibiting.

Gracie Brooke of England took the gold in that match (1: 15.62).

Moments later, White secured one more silver medal within the 50m butterfly after submitting 39.32 seconds within the match participated in by extra than 500 tankers from various formulation of the realm.

No longer to be outdone used to be Mojdeh who had a bronze-medal performance within the boys’ 11-12 months 50m butterfly.

Mojdeh, youthful brother of Philippine national describe holder Micaela Jasmine, submitted 34.98 seconds to supply the third space honors.

Maze Selim of the United Arab Emirates dominated the match with 32.96 seconds whereas Mohammed Witknows of Qatar bagged the silver with 33.87 seconds.

Within the Originate Division, Heather White chipped in one more silver medal for the Philippines by placing second within the girls’ 12-12 months over 50m butterfly with a time of 29.35 seconds.

She used to be only a second within the again of Jade Qursha of the United Arab Emirates who had a 28.37-second output.

“Or now not it is a staunch starting up for us and we’re having a survey forward to winning extra medals within the second and third days of the competitions,” mentioned BEST team manager Joan Mojdeh.

British College Manila’s Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh and Filipino-British Ruben White are furthermore slated to compete in their respective occasions on the third day of the competition.

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