M'sian wins synchronised swimming duet gold
Malaysia emerged as champions in the synchronised swimming duet event of the 28th South-east Asia (SEA) Games today at the OCBC Aquatic Centre, claiming the gold medal with a total score of 150.9103 points.
Katrina Ann Abdul Hadi and Zylane Lee, both 23, had grabbed an early lead when they came in first in the duet technical final on Tuesday before securing the gold today with their performance in the free routine final, which earned 75.5667 points.
Singapore had scored higher in the free routine final with a score of 75.8667, but lost out to the Malaysians because of their lower score in the duet technical final.
The gold medal is awarded to the highest combined score from both finals.
Malaysia's gold comes after they lost to Singapore yesterday in the team technical and free routine event.
Indonesia came in third, claiming their second bronze medal in synchronised swimming at this year's SEA Games.
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