Twelve students of SAI won 34 medals in various events like Free Style, Butter Fly, Back Stroke, Individual Medley and Breast Stroke at the 58th Odisha State Sub-Junior and Junior Swimming Championship 2017, held at Sambalpur in June 2017. Mannata Mishra with 5 medals and Soumya Ranjan Parida with 4 medals emerged as Individual Champions. The ten other Winners were Yajat Gupta (2 medals), Akshya Vidya Matta (1 medal), Divyanka Pradhan (4 medals), Sneha Shatpathy (2 medals), Akankshya Nayak (1 medal), Ayush Aryaman Badu (1 medal), Sourav Bhuyan (2 medals), Manmayi Mohapatra (5 medals), Orissa Lee Patnaik (3 medals) and Khushi Gupta (4 medals).
SAI International School always encourages and facilitates its students to learn swimming from a very young age and become adept swimmers. The school houses four different swimming pools to cater to different level of students. The able guidance of trained coaches and excellent infrastructure has not only helped in developing a passion for swimming among the students but also inspired them to win laurels for the school as well as the state.