SEA Games 2023: PH swimming wraps up campaign with additional medals | Inquirer Sports

SEA Games 2023: PH swimming wraps up campaign with additional medals

/ 04:31 PM May 12, 2023

Southeast Asian Games - Swimming - Morodok Techo National Aquatics Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia - May 11, 2023 Philippines' team celebrates winning silver in women's 4x100m medley relay

Southeast Asian Games – Swimming – Morodok Techo National Aquatics Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – May 11, 2023 Philippines’ team celebrates winning silver in women’s 4x100m medley relay REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines shone anew with two more medals in the swimming events of the 32nd Southeast Asian Games at Morodok Techo National Stadium: Aquatics Center on Thursday.

The team of Jasmine Alkhaldi, Miranda Renner, Teia Isabella Salvino and Thanya Angelyn Dela Cruz bagged the silver medal in the women’s 4×100, finishing with a combined time of 4:11.82 minutes.

They were five seconds behind eventual gold medalists Faith Khoo, Jing Wen Quah, Letitia En Yi Sim and Ting Wen Quah of Singapore. Thailand came away with the bronze medal.

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Alkhaldi added another medal to the country’s haul in the women’s 50m butterfly category.

Alkhaldi clocked in a 27.02-second finish, sufficient for a third place finish while Thailand’s Jenjira Srisa-Ard and Singapore’s Teng Wen Quah took the first and second places, respectively.

The Philippines will go home with a 2-7-7 gold-silver-bronze medal tally in the SEA Gambes 2023, an improvement from 2022’s 1-3-3 haul.

The country’s two gold medals are courtesy of Salvino, who ruled the women’s 100m backstroke, and Xiandi Chua, who topped the 200m backstroke.

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