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#ParaGames: Jamery Siga & Chung Wei Yoong seal golds in swimming

National swimmer Chung Wei Yoong sealed Malaysia’s second gold medal in swimming earlier today at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil.

Chung Wei Yoong clocked 30.01s to clinch the gold medal in the men’s 50m butterfly (S14) race.

Indonesia’s Daniel Nugroho Wijayanto trailed close behind and bagged silver with 30.18s. Thailand’s Mongkolchai Chanwit settled for bronze after clocking 31.01s to finish third.

In another swimming event, Jamery Siga secured Malaysia’s third gold after winning the men’s 50m butterfly (S5) event.

Jamery Siga emerged champion after clocking 40.16s to finish ahead of Myanmar’s Maung Maung Soe who clocked 49.11s.

Malaysia’s Muhd Nur Syaiful came in third and bagged bronze after clocking 55.91s.

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Anas Zul sets new record as he delivers Malaysia’s first gold in swimming

After succumbing to a streak of silver and bronze medals in the para swimming events, Anas Zul Amirul Sidi’s performance this morning alleviated the tone for Malaysia.

Anas Zul delivered Malaysia’s first gold medal in swimming, and he did it in style.

Aside from finishing first, he also he also set a new games’ record in the men’s 100m freestyle S14 after clocking an impressive time of 59.79s at the finish line.

Congratulations, Anas!

 

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Swimming: Carmen Lim bags silver for Malaysia in 100m freestyle

Malaysia’s national swimmer Carmen Lim clinched silver for Malaysia at the women’s 100m freestyle S8 event earlier today.

Carmen Lim finished second behind Thailand’s Thongbai, after the former clocked 1:29.75 at the finish line. Thongbai finished first and bagged gold for Thailand after clocking 1:28.99.

Meanwhile, Indonesia’s Nor Aimah finished third and secured bronze with her time of 1:34.54.

Watch the race here:

Congratulations, Carmen!

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Malaysia’s Leong Mun Yee & Traisy Vivien clinch gold in synchronised 10m platform

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Divers Leong Mun Yee and her fellow compatriot Traisy Vivien Tukiet bagged Malaysia’s 141st gold medal in the women’s 10m platform synchro.

The duo outclassed Singapore’s Freida Lim Shen-Yan and Myra Lee Jia Wen, who clinched silver in the same event. Third place went to Thailand’s Surincha Booranapol and Titiporn Tonapho.

Congratulations to the pair!

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Pandelela Rinong delivers Malaysia’s 102nd gold through diving

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Malaysia’s Pandelela Rinong put up a stunning performance at the women’s 10m diving event at the 2017 KL SEA Games on Monday evening.

The 24-year-old delivered Malaysia’s 102nd gold after raking in 341.65 points, outclassing Indonesia’s Freida (274.65 points) and her fellow compatriot Kimberly Bong (255.05 points).

Congratulations Pendelela and Kimberly!

 

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Men’s 1m Springboard: Amsyar Azman bags gold, Ooi Tze Liang claims silver

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Malaysia clinched the top two positions in the men’s 1m springboard event today, thanks to stupendous performances from Amsyar Azman as well as Ooi Tze Liang.

Amsyar final score of 384.00 was more than enough for him to secure the gold medal ahead of compatriot Ooi Tze Liang, who produced a stunning comeback to secure a final score of 368.60 and win silver.

Singapore’s Mark Lee Han Ming (350.55) was forced to settle for bronze despite having a bright start while his twin brother Timothy Lee Han Kuan finished fourth with a score of 327.00

This comes after both Malaysian divers also secured gold and silver in the men’s 3m springboard final over the weekend. However, Tze Liang clinched the gold on that day, with Amsyar coming behind him for silver.

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KL 2017: Welson Sim smashes yet another SEA Games record to win second gold

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Malaysian swimmer Welson Sim has smashed another SEA Games record en route to winning the 200m freestyle event at the National Aquatic Centre today.

The Kuching-born swimmer clocked a time 1:47.79s to beat his arch rival from Vietnam, Hoang Quy Phuoc, who was also the holder of the previous SEA Games record (1.48.96s).

Meanwhile, Singapore’s Yeo Kai Quan finished third with a time of 1:48.98s.

This is Welson’s second gold medal in KL 2017, having won the 400m freestyle event, earlier this week.

Similarly, he also broke the SEA Games record en route to winning gold in that event, clocking a time of 3:50.26s to beat his own record, which was set back in 2015.

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Malaysia’s swimming sensation Welson Sim bags gold & smashes SEA Games record

Malaysia’s swimming sensation Welson Sim bags gold & smashes SEA Games record

Yes, that’s how you do it!

Malaysia’s swimming sensation Welson Sim bagged gold at the mens’ 400 metres freestyle event at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games, and he did it in style.

The 20-year-old smashed the SEA Games record of 3m 54.15s when he clocked in 3m 50.26s at the finish line.

Welson Sim outclassed Indonesia’s Aflah Fadlan Prawira and Vietnam’s Nguyen Huu Kim Son at the tournament,

Aflah Fadlan Prawira clocked 3m 54.15s and clinched silver, while Nguyen Huu Kim Son settled for bronze with 3m 4.20s.

[Video: Astro Arena]