Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Desmond scooped up gold in Asean School Games 2015 in Brunei

Well done to Desmond Ng for his powerful swim in 200m breaststroke yesterday at the 7th Asean Games 2015 at Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei where he scooped up gold in his pet event.

Desmond led all the way in the 4-lap race ahead of Indonesian rival, Ilham Turmudzi (2:22.63) and Thai swimmer, Sophonwich Traiwijsutitong (2:24.99)  to touch the wall first at 2:21.78. Even though not his personal best time, Desmond was happy to have secured a gold medal on day 1.

Watch Desmond in action in 200m breaststroke.

*Video credits to Jeremy Khoo

Another IBSC swimmer, Wong Jun Bin, who is based in Singapore Sports School, also did well by getting a bronze in the 400m freestyle event where he clocked 4:05.05 behind national swimmer Welson Sim (3:57.16) and Thai swimmer, Chakorn Wanphen (4:01.73).

Wong Jun Bin - file pic

Apart from the above swimmers, Anson Chew and Sebastian Soon are also in the contingent to Brunei. We wish them good luck!

Results of 7th Asean School Games 2015 are also be available on the Meet Mobile for those using iPhone and Android.

See the first day prelim and final results.

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