Winners have emerged in the 2023 Dolphin Swimming League organized by Dynapro Sports Promotion and Advanta Interactive, with support from Lagos State Swimming Association, Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) and the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC).
Aidan Dumuje-Abili of Grange School won the best overall swimmer award for boys after winning 15 gold medals in the under-11 division on his own.
Grange School, Ikeja, and St. Saviours, Ikoyi, dominated the 2023 Dolphin Swimming League.
In the fourth season of Nigeria’s first private inter-school swimming league, Grange was named overall champion in the secondary school division with 1320 points, while St. Saviours triumphed in the elementary division with 1484 points.
Aidan Dumuje-Abili of Grange School won the best overall swimmer award for boys at the well-attended ceremony after winning 15 gold medals in the under-11 division on his own. Teniola Akin-Olugbade of St. Saviours won the award for girls after winning 13 gold medals and one silver medal.
Grange also won in the under-7, under-8, under-14, and under-16 categories. St. Saviours won in the under-11 category, while Children International School (CIS) won in the under-9 and under-11 categories.
Oghenemarho Mueller of Riverbank School and Osamudiamen Aiwerioghene of Greensprings School won the best newly discovered talent award.
The best productive coach honors for secondary and primary schools were split between Grange and St. Saviours School, and CIS was named the most organized team of the competition.
The event coordinator, Oluseyi Oyebode, disclosed that the competition has uncovered talents that have the potential to become global stars.
“The award ceremony was organised to inspire students, as well as motivate the teams to work harder for next season. We are excited that season four has been a success and we are hoping that the tournament will continue to grow in leaps and bounds.
We enjoyed the support of parents and guardians, who, most times, attended the tournaments throughout the season and we are hoping that more schools will join the upcoming 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.”