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Star Swimming Coach Ivan Bukanov Takes GESS – International School’s Swim Team To New Heights

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Find out how GESS – International School’s new Head of Swimming Ivan Bunakov is making waves for and with its swim team.

GESS – International School, a not-for-profit, leading holistic school in Singapore, takes immense pride in having world-class facilities and infrastructure to support its expanding suite of sports activities. This academic year, as part of its commitment to enabling and empowering its students’ passion and potential in sports, GESS welcomed its new Head of Swimming – Ivan Bunakov. Read on to find out more about how Ivan has already started making new waves and his vision for the future of the GESS swim team.

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Limitless Learning At GESS – International School

With rich and extensive experience, Ivan Bukanov came on board GESS with the goal of establishing the best swimming programme among all the international schools in Singapore. He wasted no time in discovering top swim talents among its students and working with them to maximize their potential. In just less than a year, he has led the GESS swim team to sweep several medals at notable events including the “International Feeding Frenzy Swimming Championships” in Bangkok in March 2023, the “53rd Singapore National Age Swimming Championships” in May 2023 and the “German Age Group Swimming Championships” in Berlin.

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Plus, Ivan has taken the initiative to open up the school’s swimming programme to the wider swimming community, optimising the use of its unique temperature-regulated Olympic-sized pool.

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Looking Beyond The Local Swim-Scape

Ivan’s vision for the children he works with goes well beyond the local swim-scape. He aims to expand the current swim team and increase enrollment in the after-school swim programme. Under his leadership, students feel the freedom to grow their expertise using the latest teaching technologies within the school’s infrastructure. With a robust history of training global champions, Ivan has high aspirations of bringing his students to an international level, thereby paving the way for scholarships at universities in Europe and the USA.

GESS – International School, 2 Dairy Farm Lane, Singapore 677621, +65 6461 0881, [email protected], Facebook: @GESSSingapore, Instagram: @gess_internationalschool,

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This article is in paid partnership with GESS – International School. All images are courtesy of GESS – International School

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