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AGU Media, DOHA (QAT): Malaysia picked up their third gold in rhythmic gymnastics when Koi Sie Yan defended her individual all-around event at the 29th South East Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday.
The 18-year-old produced an impeccable performance in hoop, clubs, ball and ribbon apparatus to win the title with a combined score of 63.150 points.
Compatriot Amy Kwan Dict Weng took silver (60.100) while Singapore’s Tong Kah Mun finished third (52.900).
The hosts also added the 5 hoops gold, with Amira Sofiya Amirul Fares, Chan Mei Thung, Koh Jei Yi, Tee Wei Qi, Tee Wei Wen and Thew Yue Jia tasting the success followed by Singapore and the Philippines.
AGU Media, DOHA (QAT): Malaysian women won the rhythmic gymnastics team gold at the 29th South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Saturday.
The team of Koi Sie Yan, Amy Kwan Dict Weng and Izzah Amzan scored a combined 153.100 points for the gold.
Manatsanan Chaiteerapattarapong, Panjarat Prawatyotin, Pornchanit Junthabud and Thanyaphat Sungvornyothin guided Thailand to silver (122.550) while Singapore finished third (116.300).
Sie Yan qualified for five individual finals, followed by Amy (three ) and Izzah (two).
AGU Media, DOHA (QAT): Selangor-born Tan Fu Jie, who received a surprise call-up to the national team, and Jeremiah Loo Phay Xing ended the host’s 12-year gold at the SEA Games by sharing the men’s individual pommel horse apparatus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday.
They had an identical 13.650 points while Thailand’s Jamorn Prommanee (13.250) came third.
Ng Shu Wai had won the all-around and horizontal bar golds while Malaysia added the team title at the 2005 Games in Manila, the Philippines.
At the Singapore Games two years ago, Malaysia had won only a silver when Jeremiah finished second in the men’s individual horizontal bar.
Reyland Yuson Capellan of the Philippines collected 13.950
points to win the floor exercise title followed by Malaysia’s Zul Bahrin Mat Asri (13.750) and Thailand’s Tikumporn Surintornta (13.600).
Vietnam's Dang Nam and Pham Phuoc Hung won gold and silver in the men's ring apparatus while Indonesia's Dwi Samsul Arifin came third.
AGU Media, DOHA (QAT): Japan, who finished overall second with two gold, four silver and six bronze medals behind Russia at the 29th University Games in Taipei, Taiwan, also defended the men’s team title.
The Universiade, which is the largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games, witnessed more than 7,500 athletes from 121 nations, competing in 21 summer sports, but China did not send any of their artistic gymnasts to the event.
Japan accumulated 260.225 points, with valuable contributions from Shogo Nonomura (15.550), Wataru Tanigawa and Kenta Chiba (15.150 each) and Yuya Kamoto (15.050) helped them win the crown.
Ukraine took the silver (257.900) followed by Russia (253.150).
Ukraine almost came close to winning the team’s title after they led more than 3.5 points following impressive performances by Olympic parallel bars champion Oleg Vernyayev and Olympic medalist Igor Radivilov, who put up big scores on rings and vault.
But the Ukrainians, who had topped team totals on pommel horse, rings and vault, disappointed on the high bar with just the ninth-best total while Japan claimed the parallel bars by putting up the highest team score on any event.
Athletes between the age of 17 and 28, and who have taken at least one 3-credit university course or received a diploma within the past year were eligible to participate in the competition.
AGU Media, DOHA (QAT):Kaitlin De Guzman of the Philippines claimed the women’s artistic gymnastics uneven bars gold at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday.
It was a history of sort as her mother Cintamoni also won a gold in the same event at the 1995 edition.
After Reyland Capellan won the men’s floor exercise, the Filipino-American De Guzman bagged the title with 12.875 score.
“I’m happy to win a gold representing the Philippines,” said the 17-year-old, a senior at Epic Charter Home School in Dallas, Texas.
Malaysia’s Tracie Ang came second with 12.550 points while Indonesia’s Rifda Irfanaluthfi finished third (12.075).
Meanwhile, Malaysia’s Tan Ing Yueh won the vault title followed by Indonesia’s Rifda Irfanaluthfi and Tracy Ang of the host country.
AGU Media, DOHA (QAT): Vietnam claimed three gold medals out of five apparatus on the final day of the artistic gymnastics competition, but the host nation won the overall honours at the SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with five gold, four silvers and two bronze medals.
Dinh Phong Thanh took the honours in parallel bar (14.900) followed by compatriot Pham Puoc Hung and Thailand’s Jamorn Prommanee on Wednesday.
Vietnam, who finished second in the competition with five gold, three silver, won the men’s horizontal bar gold and silver, with Le Thanh Tung and Dinh Phong taking the honours.
Malaysia’s Jeremiah Loo Phay Xing finished third.
Meanwhile, Malaysia’s Farah Ann Hadi won the women’s floor exercise with 13.450 points.
Kaitlin De Guzman of the Philippines came second followed by Indonesia’s Rifda Irfanaluthfi.
Earlier, Rifda won her country’s first gymnastics gold when she claimed the balance beam with 13.25 points.
Malaysia’s Tan Ing Yueh and Kaitlin finished second and third respectively.
The rhythmic competitions will begin on Wednesday.
AGU Media, DOHA (QAT): Vietnam men’s artistic team won the team gold with 319.05 points followed by the hosts Malaysia and while the Philippines at the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday.
The team of Dang Nam, Dinh Phuong Thanh, Do Vu Hung, Le Thanh Tung, Pham Phuoc Hung and Tran Dinh Vuong garnered 319.05 points to pip the hosts, who collected 305.55 followed by the Filipinos (293.20).
Malaysia had last won a team bronze at the 2007 Korat Games.
However, the Malaysian women artistic team led by Farah Ann Hadi did a shade better by defending their team gold earned two years ago.
The team of Farah, Tan Ing Yueh, Tracie Ang, Lavinia Jayadev, Nur Azira Aziri, Nur Eli Ellina Azmi retained the title with 200.950 points.
Singapore came second with 190.050 and Indonesia finished third (186.850).


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