S'pore biggest swimming winners on day 2 with 3 golds
Singapore's swimmers won three golds, two silvers and a bronze on the second day of the South-east Asia (SEA) Games swimming finals at the OCBC Aquatic Centre tonight.
In the first event of the night, fly queen Tao Li (below) stormed to the gold in the women's 50 fly in a new Games record of 26.58sec, while teammate Quah Ting Wen was second with 27.02.
Vietnamese swim sensation Nguyen Thi Anh Vien came in fourth.
Tao Li's win was immediately followed by Joseph Schooling's Games record-breaking swim and win in the men's 100 free. His timing of 48.58 is also a new national mark.
Teammate Quah Zheng Wen was second in the same race (49.91).
The men's 4x200 free relay team of Joseph Schooling, Danny Yeo, Pang Sheng Jun and Quah Zheng Wen then grabbed the gold in a new national and Games record of 7:18.14.
Samantha Yeo also claimed a bronze in the women's 200 individual medley in 2:18.77.
Over two days, Singapore's swimmers have won five golds, four silvers and three bronzes.
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