•Bianchi continued her stellar form in the girls 100 m breaststroke in 1:21.02 with Rana Amenya finishing second in 1:24.48 as Avalon Fischer came home third in 1:24.50.
•Bianchi said the East Africa School Games were valuable preparations for the regional event that will also be held in Tanzania.
Fresh from winning three gold medals in swimming at the East Africa Secondary School Games in Arusha, Maria Bianchi has now set her sights on the CANA Zone 3 Championships set for November in Tanzania.
Bianchi said the East Africa School Games were valuable preparations for the regional event that will also be held in Tanzania.
"I'm really looking forward to the CANA event and I look forward to resting for the next fortnight before resuming training in October for the CANA event,” added Bianchi.
The Mombasa-based swimmer, who is attached to the Blue Ocean club, won seven gold medals at last year CANA 's show in Uganda. She said she is currently in top form and believes she can swim even faster at this year's event.
“I'm in good form at the moment and I believe I can improve on my times and even win 10 gold medals. It's a possibility at the event,” she added.
Bianchi was in a class of her won winning the 200m individual medley event in 2:37.00 with Abigail Mwangale settling for silver in 2:45.00 and Erica Wangechi completing the Kenyan clean sweep in 2:45.06
She ruled the roost in the girls' 50m butterfly by posting 31.20 with Uganda's Karla Mugisha coming home second in 32.82. Another Kenyan Resse Gore was third in 34.36
Bianchi continued her stellar form in the girls' 100m breaststroke in 1:21.02 with Rana Amenya (1:24.48) and Avalon Fischer (1:24.50) second and third respectively.
For her exploits, she bagged the best swimmers award after garnering 60 points at the games. Kenya won the overall team title after bagging 1098 points with Uganda coming a close second in 1076 points. Tanzania were a distant third with 732 points.