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Brunei add 3 silver and 2 bronze medals
Monday, December 19, 2011

There were no gold medals for the Brunei contingent yesterday at the 6th ASEAN Para Games in Solo, Indonesia.

However, the Sultanate did manage to add three silver and two bronze medals from the Manahan Stadium yesterday.

Brunei's most successful athlete from the previous edition of the Games with three gold medals, Rosli Hj Hastan, failed to defend his title in the men's Javelin F44 after being second best yesterday.

He managed a throw of 42.09 metres losing out to Indonesia's Billy Johanes, who threw a distance of 46.32m.

Phan Van Dung of Vietnam completed the podium with his throw of 40.95m.

Shari Hj Juma'at won silver with a throw of 22.19m in the men's Discus F55 event.

Indonesia's Saputro Riyadi took the gold with a distance of 28.96m while Joel Balatucan of the Philippines finished with the bronze with 20.95m.

The other silver medal came courtesy of the men's 4X100m T20 team.

The Brunei quartet of Mohd Nizam Zulhelmi Hussin Shah, Muhd Husaini Muhd Erwandy, Mohammad Nadihie Hj Abas and Mohd Hadi Zulhelmi Nirwan crossed the line with a time of 47.02 seconds.

Indonesia won the gold with their time of 44.08s while Malaysia bagged the bronze finishing with a time of 48.02s.

One of the bronze medals was won by John Vianni Anak Chandau in the men's Shot Put F44 after he achieved a throw of 10.26m.

The gold medal went to Myanmar's Myo Swe with his throw of 11.98m while Indonesia's Mulyadi saw his effort of 10.48m win second place.

Last but not least, the other bronze medal was won by Norizaan Mohammad Noor in the men's long jump F20 after his leap of 5.81m.

Indonesia won the event with a distance of 6.30m while Malaysia secured the silver with a 6.15m effort.

Brunei enter the fourth day of competition in Solo with a total medal haul of two gold, six silver and six bronze medals.

The Sultanate will be contending for another five medals in the athletics events today.

Thailand are still at the top of the table with 87 gold, 68 silver and 52 bronze medals.

However, Indonesia are closing in on the defending champions with their haul of 74 gold, 76 silver and 67 bronze medals.

Malaysia are further behind in third place with their tally of 38 gold, 25 silver and 27 bronze medals.

Courtesy from Brunei Times