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Thuấn sets new record at ASEAN Schools Games

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Vietnamese swimmer Nguyễn Quang Thuấn set a new record in swimming event at the ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) after finishing first in the boys’ 400m individual medley for gold medal on June 4.

Swimmers starts in an event of swimming at the ASEAN Schools Games in Đà Nẵng. Vietnamese Nguyễn Quang Thuấn set up a new record in the boys' individual medley at the Games. VNS Photo Công Thành

Thuấn clocked in four minutes and 24.93 seconds to break the old record of 4min30.85sec set by Malaysian Sebastian Soon at the 10th ASEAN Schools Games in Malaysia in 2018.

Goh Li Hen of Malaysia came in second with a time of 4min36.35sec, while Singapore’s Cheah Jing Fu Timothy ranked third in 4min 37.42sec.

In athletics, Malaysian school girls including Varshini Sasidharan, Izzatul Musfirah, Nur Izzati Eliana Binti Suhaidi and Omilla Octavia Codday Nyadau won gold medal in the girls’ 4x100m relay with result of 47.42sec.

Thailand and Singapore teams took silver and bronze medal, respectively.

Vietnamese Hoàng Thị Ngọc Anh grabbed her second gold medal at ASG as she finished first in the girl’s 1.500m.

She saved a time in 4min 43.33sec, beating her teammate Nguyễn Khánh Linh, who ranked second in 4min 43.40sec, and Indonesian Mutiara Oktarani Nurul Al-Pasha, finished third with a time of 4min 44.99sec.

Muhammad Fiross Bin Mohd Faizal from Malaysia gold in the boys’ 110m hurdle, saving 13.17sec.

Vietnamese Nguyễn Thành Phát cleared the bar at 2.03m in the boys’ high jump for gold medal.

Hà Thị Trang of Việt Nam also won gold in the girls’ long jump with 5.92m.

The Philippines’ Espenilla Ana Bhianca bagged gold medal in the boys’ javelin throw with 52.07m result.

Vietnamese Lê Thị Tuyết Mai also won gold in the girls’ 400m with a time of 55.54sec, while Thailand’s Sarawut Nuansi took the boys’ division in 47.22sec.

Việt Nam took the lead in medal tally after three officially competition days, bagging 19 gold, 10 silver and five bronze medals.

Thailand was chasing behind with six golds, eight silvers and 13 bronzes, while Malaysia was followed with six golds, seven silvers and six bronzes.

Source: VNS