Grange, St. Saviours dominate Dolphin Swimming League award

August 24, 2023
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Grange School, Ikeja and St. Saviours, Ikoyi dominated the award ceremony of the Dolphin Swimming League held at the weekend.

In the secondary school category, Grange emerged as the overall winner after amassing 1320 points while St. Saviours reign supreme in the primary division with 1484 points to be crowned the overall winner of the season four of the Nigeria’s first private inter-school swimming league organized by Dynapro Sports Promotion and Advanta Interactive with support from the Lagos State Swimming Association, Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) as well as the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC).

At the well-attended award ceremony hosted by Grange School, the best overall swimmer award for boys was won by Aidan Dumuje-Abili of Grange School who single-handedly won 15 gold medals in the U-11 while Teniola Akin-Olugbade of St. Saviours who claimed 13 gold medals and one silver medal won the girls’ award.

Grange also swept the awards in the U-7, U-8, U-14 and U-16 while St Saviours picked some awards in U-11, as well as Children International School (CIS) claiming awards in U-9 and U-11 categories.

The best newly discovered talent was won by Oghenemarho Mueller of Riverbank School and Osamudiamen Aiwerioghene of Greensprings School.

Grange and St Saviours School shared the best productive coach awards for secondary and primary schools, while CIS were adjudged the most organized team of the tournament.

According to the coordinator of the event, Oluseyi Oyebode, the tournament has again unearthed talents that could be moulded to become world beaters.

“The award ceremony was organized to inspire the students as well as to motivate the teams to work harder for next season and we are excited that season four has been a success and we are hoping that the tournament would continue to grow in leaps and bounds. We enjoyed the support of parents and guardians who most times attend the tournament and we are hoping that more schools will join the next season. We cannot forget the huge support and backing of our major sponsor Rite Foods for their unflinching support at ensuring the success of this season and we hope that they will continue to back the event while we are calling on more sponsors to come on board,” Oyebode said.

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