S'pore swimmers sweep six out of seven golds
Singapore scored an amazing six golds out of seven swimming events tonight at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.
Tao Li started the ball rolling by winning the women's 50m back in a new SEA Games record time of 28.90sec.
Swim king Joseph Schooling followed that up by smashing a long-standing national record in the men's 50m free with a winning time of 22.47sec, also a new Games record.
Then Quah Ting Wen clocked a 55.93 swim in the women's 100m free to claim the third win of the night for Singapore.
Her brother Zheng Wen scored the Republic's gold No. 4 when he blitzed the field in the men's 200m back in 2:00.55.
Schooling then smashed another Games record in the men's 200m fly, winning the gold in 1:55.73.
The women's 4x200m free relay team capped off a brilliant night by coming from behind to win in 8:12.95.
Read the full report in our print edition on June 9.
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