SEA Games 31: Singapore’s gymnasts put end to seven-year medal drought

May 15, 2022 | 21:54
The men’s gymnastics team of Singapore on May 13 grabbed its first medal since the 2015 SEA Games on home soil.
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Medal-winning artistic gymnasts in the men's team of SEA Games 31 stand at the podium. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi - The men’s gymnastics team of Singapore on May 13 grabbed its first medal since the 2015 SEA Games on home soil.

The team scored 297.65 points to secure a bronze at the ongoing SEA Games 31 while host Vietnam triumphed with 331.25 points at the competition held in Hanoi’s Quan Ngua Sports Palace.

Captain Terry Tay said regardless of the colour of the medal, it was a feat itself, saying that really has been a journey.

He was also part of the team that won bronze in the same event at the 2015 SEA Games but said the two moments could not be compared.

Each competition has its own charm and he was happy to have the current team behind him to push together, the Straits Times quoted the gymnast as saying.

SEA Games 31, themed “For a Stronger South East Asia”, is being held in Hanoi and 11 neighbouring provinces and cities until May 23.

It features 40 sports with 523 events, attracting around 10,000 participants. The biennial event was initially slated for late 2021 but delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

VNA

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