Gala Renang in SMK Methodist (ACS) Ipoh 2019 was held recently at the ACS Swimming Complex. Five sport houses sent their respective representatives to compete in various games and Tagore emerged as champion. A former ACS swimming athlete, Mr Anthony Ang Kang Keam, was invited as the guest of honour to the closing and awards-giving ceremony.

During his school days, he was three years ACS Ipoh Swimming Sportsman (1992-1993-1994) and won six Gold Medals during SUKMA  V. His greatest victory was the double SEA titleholder in a butterfly double and twice Olympian (1996 and 2000).