Siobhhan Haughey ’s Energy Standard team began match seven of the International Swimming League (ISL) in the same vein they finished match six after securing 300 points on the opening day to lead the standings at the midway point. The Hong Kong swimmer delivered 14.5 of those points herself on Thursday with strong showings in the 4x100-metre freestyle relay and later in the 400m free. Reigning champions Energy Standard were buoyed by the return of their captain Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden and immediately set about putting points on the board through Sjostrom (50m free, 4x100m medley), Chad le Clos (100m butterfly, 4x100m medley) and Florent Manaudou (50m free, 4x100m medley) in Budapest, Hungary. In total, the Paris-based outfit secured 11 race wins on day one. Siobhan Haughey wins again as Energy Standard charge to top of standings in match six Haughey and her teammates finished over a second in front of a Toronto Titans quartet in the 4x100m free with the second Energy Standard team picking up the third spot. In the 400m free, she finished almost two seconds ahead of Toronto’s Anna Egorova with Veronika Andrusenko taking third. View this post on Instagram Match 7 Day 1 was nothing short of incredible. Watch the hottest moments here! A post shared by International Swimming League (@iswimleague) on Nov 5, 2020 at 7:44am PST Haughey will be aiming to replicate her MVP-winning performance in match six on day two. Earlier this week, Haughey claimed victory in the 4x100m free and 400m freestyle as she claimed the match six MVP award and with it a prize money bonus. Hong Kong doesn’t need to resort to superstition for its next Olympic medals, it has three of the world’s best heading to Tokyo The ISL is a professional swimming league that was established last year. It is currently in its second season. Last season, Haughey was one of the stand-out performers for her team DC Trident. She secured a move to the reigning champions Energy Standard ahead of the new season. All 13 matches in the second season will take place inside a Covid-19-secure “bubble” in Budapest, Hungary. The competition consists of 10 teams that compete across 10 matches before semi-final and final events, which are held from November 14-16 and November 21-22 respectively. A total of US$6 million will be handed out to participating athletes throughout the competition.