SEA Games Day 3: Singapore in action

Singapore started the third day of South-east Asian (SEA) Games action second on the medal tally.

CANOEING

Singapore canoeists won one gold, two silver and one bronze.

Stephanie Chen and Suzanne Seah won gold in the K2 200m.

Geraldine Lee won a silver in the K1 200m and also teamed up with Andrea Chen, Wilo Lee and Annabelle Eng to win silver in the K4 200m.

Brandon Ooi and Clarence Chua won a bronze in the K2 200m.

SWIMMING

Six swimmers have qualified for their respective finals after the morning heats.

Danny Yeo and Jeremy Matthews qualified for the 200m freestyle final while Joseph Schooling and Nicholas Tan will feature in the 100m butterfly final.

Ng Jia Hao and Lionel Khoo will swim in the 50m breaststroke final.

BADMINTON

Our Singapore shuttlers went down 0-3 to Thailand in the women’s team event.

Gu Juan went down 1-2 (21-13, 13-21, 10-21) to Porntip Buranapras.

Yao Lei and Shinta Mulia Sari then pushed Aroonke Duanganong and Kunchala Toravichi to three sets in the first doubles before going down 1-2 (19-21, 21-19, 22-24).

Fu Mingtian then lost the second singles 1-2 (19-21, 21-9, 16-21) to Intanon Ratchanok.

“Our performance today is better than previously. We played them before and lost in straight sets, while today we forced a rubber set. But it was still very close,” said Shinta Mulia after her doubles loss.

Singapore had beaten Myanmar 3-0 in the quarter-finals.

ROLLER SPORTS

Rebecca Chew won a bronze in the 1500m in a time of 3:15.532.

“I am very proud to have won the bronze. The past year has been a great experience and I hope Roller Sports will continue to grow and gain greater exposure in Singapore after this SEA Games,” said Rebecca Chew.

Lim June Liang finished fifth in the men’s 1500m race. (redsports)