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S'pore continue golden splash
Sunday, 13th December 2009

SWIMMING powerhouse Singapore celebrated more success at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games yesterday, propelling them to 18 gold overall, level with Thailand and just two behind front-runners Vietnam.

Singapore grabbed four more gold on the third night of action in the pool to take their tally in the swimming events to 10 as six Games records fell in the seven events.

Tao Li set new marks in winning the 100 metres backstroke in 1:2.96 and the 100m butterfly in

59.24 seconds, to add to her earlier win in the 200m backstroke for Singapore. The team also took gold in the men's 4x100m freestyle and Lynette Lim won the women's 800m freestyle in 8:35.41.

Malaysia's Daniel Bego notched his third gold of the Games, winning the men's 400m freestyle in 3:53.99 and the 100m butterfly in 53.82 seconds.

There was also a win for Indonesia's Glenn Victor in the 100m backstroke in 56.42 seconds, the only event in which the record was not broken.

Courtesy from Brunei Times