Host athletes prove strength in swimming and athletics at 13th ASG

June 03, 2024 - 22:16
Vietnamese students won a pocket of golds in the second official days of competitions of the ASEAN Schools Games on June 3 in Đà Nẵng City.

ASEAN Schools Games

Nguyễn Thúy Hiền of Việt Nam wins and sets records in two swimming events at the 13th ASG on June 3 in Đà Nẵng. Photo

ĐÀ NẴNG -- Vietnamese students won a pocket of golds in the second official days of competitions of the ASEAN Schools Games on June 3 in Đà Nẵng City.

The highlights were swimmers who took five golds and set four new Games' records.

Nguyễn Thúy Hiền made a double of titles as she won the girls' 50m breaststroke event in a time of 32.70sec which was a new record.

Isabelle Chiyi Buckley of Malaysia (33.52) and Natthakitta Leekitchakorn of (33.97) were her runners-up

Hiền later finished first in the girls' 100m freestyle, swimming in 56.62 which was a new height of the 13th ASG.

Thai Mia Millar (57.28) and Indonesian Adelia Chantika Aulia (58.37) came second and third, respectively.

Earlier, Trịnh Trường Vinh won the boys' 200m backstroke event (2:06.66) after the men's team took title and set new record of 7:36.74 in the 4x200m backstroke and the girls' succeeded in the 4x200m freestyle with a record of 8:35.23.

In other events, Thai swimmer triumphed in the girls' 20om backstroker. Arya Adrean Putra Haryono of Indonesia won and set a record of 28.90 in the boys' 50m breaststroke. Jerremy Elyon Master Ganesha of Indonesia won the boys' 100m freestyle. Malaysian Muhammad Dhuha Bin Zulfikry took the boys' 400m freestyle while Maria Nedelko of Thailand claimed the girls' victory.

In athletics, Nguyễn Lê Hoàng Vũ topped the boys' 3000m steeplechase clocking 9:29.65.

He was followed by teammate Nguyễn Hoàng Thịnh (9:30.41) and Indonesian Risky Fahmi (9:31.00).

Lê Thị Tuyết Mai took gold in the girls' 400m hurdles in 1:01.87.

Dương Thị Thảo was the best female high jumper with a leaf of 1.74m.

Dương Phú Toàn ran 1:55.44 to win gold in the boys' 800m.

In other events, Loh Ding Rong Anson of Singapore topped the boys' shot put event with a 17.46m throw. Asian U20 champion Wirayut Daenkhanob of Thailand finished first in the boys' 100m and Emmanuel Muphy Josbert of Malaysia championed the boys' 400m hurdles.

The host delegation also claimed titles in voviam, the Vietnamese traditional martial art.

Lý Thanh Vân beat Phattaraphon Boonrattana Samai of Thailand in the final of the girls' U57kg class.

Đặng Thị Hồng Nguyên won over Lim Somphos of Cambodia in the girls' U51kg category.

The ASG will continue with activities in all six sports of basketball, athletics, vovinam, pencak silat, swimming and badminton at the Tiên Sơn Sports Complex. VNS