The NST : SPORTCHECK: Chii Lin continues to dazzle
FORMER Olympian Leung Chii Lin reminded the crowd at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday of the talent that saw her qualify for the 2008 Beijing Games by bagging two gold and a silver in the swimming competition at the inaugural Malaysian Institutions of Higher Learning Games (SUKIPT) yesterday.
Chii Lin, competing for Universiti Malaya (UM), eased to gold in the women's 50m breaststroke, finished second in the 50m butterfly and later, together with teammates Irene Chong, Caryn Gan and Hoo Lai Kee, anchored UM to the gold in the 4x200m freestyle.
The 21-year-old said she was delighted with her performances yesterday but still has some unfinished business.
Meanwhile, in the shooting competition, UPM's Liew Tack Fai emerged victorious in the men's 10m air pistol individual event with a score of 652.7. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa's Ahmad Zhafri Zamil was in second place on 651.6 while the bronze went to Jasmi Mohd Zin of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia who managed 651.0.
The men's team 10m air pistol event saw Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) emerge winners with a total score of 1,607 while Kolej Komuniti Pahang took silver on 1,571. Third was UPM who managed 1,556.
In bowling, held at the Sunway Megalanes, Universiti Teknologi Mara's (UiTM) Nursyamimi Supardi-Fatin Azmira clinched the gold in the women's doubles with 2,692 total pinfalls. Second place went to Segi University's Syaidatul Afifah Badrul Hamidi-Siti Safiyah Amirah Abdul Rahman (2,681) while Nazrinnah Mohamad Kamil-Nur Umirah Abdul Radzuan (2,588), also from UiTM, took the bronze.
RESULTS (all finals) -- Men's 50m butterfly: 1 Chan Yang (Inti) 26.48s, 2 Ian Leong Bell (USM)26.86s, 3 Mohd Ihsan Nadzri Kamar (UiTM) 27.25s. 50m breaststroke: 1 Muhammad Noorulashikin (UiTM) 32.34s, 2 Mohamed Bahieldin (UTP) 32.56s, 3 Lee Hsiu Eik (UTP) 33.21s. 200m freestyle: 1 Kevin Yeap (UPM) 2:02.02s, 2 Benjamin Wong (Inti) 2:03.52s, 3 Ian Leong (USM) 2:12.95s. 200m individual medley: 1 David Hoh Sheng Jun (Universiti Taylors) 2:27.30s, 2 Chong Kei Yern (USM) 2:31.88s, 3 Sung Jun Hao (MMU) 2:32.13s. 4x200m freestyle: 1 USM 9:04.57s, 2 Universiti Teknologi Petronas 9:42.07s, 3 UiTM 11:28.94s.
Women's 50m butterfly: 1 Chui Lai Kwan (UPM) 29.97s, 2 Leung Chii Lin (UM) 30.25s, 3 Lim Ping Ru (USM) 35.43s. 50m breaststroke: 1 Leung Chii Lin (UM) 38.31s, 2 Farah Lee Xu Jiang (Kolej Universiti Nilai) 40.02s, 3 Mandy Yeap (USM) 42.33s. 200m freestyle: 1 Chui Lai Kwan (UM) 2:26.60s, 2 Irene Chong See Win (UM) 2:29.71, 3 An Nie Soon (Kolej Universiti Segi) 2:32.91s. 200m individual medley: 1 Chui Lai Kwan (UPM) 2:45.13s, 2 Irene Chong (UM) 2:48.41s, 2 Farah Lee Xu Jiang (Nilai) 2:48.41s 3 Jillian Ng Siew Mei (Taylors) 3:10.74s. 4x200m freestyle (only two teams): 1 UM 11:09.92s, 2 UPM 1:32.35s.