- Enchong Dee joins attempt to set record for world’s largest swimming lesson
- Enchong is a competitive swimmer since his school days
- He said it was fulfilling to have taken part in teaching over 1,800 Filipino kids basic swimming skills and water safety
Enchong Dee participated in the recent attempt of the Philippines to break the Guinness world record for the largest swimming lesson at a single venue.
Enchong, with other swimmers, had set to beat the largest swimming lesson record at Aqua Planet in Clark, Pampanga. Enchong has been a competitive swimmer since his childhood.
The Aqua Planet attempt had reached almost 1,819 participants that exceed the existing record of 1,308 participants.
“It is with pride to share with you all that a total of 1,819 participants joined Aqua Planet’s hosting of the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on June 20, 2019.”
Enchong even posted on his Instagram account how he feels honored to be a part of this special event.
“Today, we broke the Guinness world record for the most number of Children being taught basic swimming skills and water safety in one day🤘🏼🇵🇭 we had approximately 1,800 Filipino Kids in @aquaplanetph with @bertlozadaswimschool partnering with #HandogPalangoyNiEnchong 💎 Let’s take part for a #DrownFreePhilippines 💪🏼”
This wasn’t his first time teaching children to swim. Back in 2015, Enchong was already active in teaching kids how to swim.
Enchong was part of the national swimming team and even competed in the 2006 Asian Games.