R.E.A.L Schools always maintains a holistic approach towards education in an effort to produce students with all-round quality. Be it academic or sporting excellence, R.E.A.L Schools highly values student achievements in broad and diverse fields that not only help to fulfill their talent or potential, but go a long way in enhancing the schools’ name and reputation as well.
Among the most recent achievements came from the sporting front; when R.E.A.L Schools, Cheras Campus celebrated the outstanding feats of two of its junior students, Ryjin Goh Yu Xin and Whisky Chew. Both had garnered success in gymnastics and swimming respectively:
- 1st Place in the ‘Baby Angel’ category of the Free Hand event
(2016 Angel Cup / Little Angels Gala International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament)
- 3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze in the Boys Under-11 category
(PRAKL Age Group Swimming Championships 2016)
- 1 bronze in the 4 x 50m medley relay – Boys Under-11 category
(Malaysia Invitation Age Group Swimming Championships 2016)
- 1 bronze in the 50m backstroke – Boys Under-11 category
(SPORTEXCEL-MILO-MSN Junior Circuit 2016 – 1st Leg)
With astounding skills and assured confidence that belies her tender age, Ryjin Goh first class showing during the 2016 Angel Cup which was held at Bukit Jalil earned the budding gymnast top spot in the standings. The seventh edition of the biannual inter-club tournament was hosted by the Serdang Rhythmic Gymnastics Club Malaysia and received participation from 245 young gymnasts from 15 countries; namely Australia, China, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Uzbekistan, among others. In addition to R.E.A.L Schools, Ryjin also represented the Serdang Rhythmic Angels (SRA) during the tournament.
Meanwhile, making a splash in the pools is Whisky Chew. The promising youngster bagged medals in three different tournaments this year in various swimming events or disciplines. He clinched gold in the 50m and 100m backstroke events as well as the 4x100m freestyle relay during the PRAKL Age Group Swimming Championships. He also picked up silver in the 100m Freestyle and 4 x 50m medley relay, as well as a 50m freestyle bronze medal in the same tournament. Representing R.E.A.L Schools and the Ikan Bilis Swimming Club (IBSC), Whisky Chew is a truly versatile and all-round swimmer. Congratulations to both Ryjin and Whisky for their superb results and for making R.E.A.L Schools proud.