FOR FU KANG
his debut, set a national record of 1:02.46s en route to clinching top prize.
Fu Kang, however, was not too worried as he believes he still has time to peak on home soil.
“The Malaysia Open is more of a training competition for me.
“My rivals are swimming well now but there are still three more months to the Sea Games.
“I want to peak at the right time as my focus is to win gold for Malaysia here at home,” said Fu Kang.
Meanwhile, Rio Olympic Games swimmer Welson Sim of Sarawak, bagged the 400m freestyle gold with a time of 3:55.34s.
Welson’s national teammate Zheng Yang of Selangor posted 4:00.69s to come in second while India’s Prakash Sajan settled for bronze on 4:01.05s.
RESULTS (all finals) — Men, 50m backstroke: 1 Tern Jian Han (Joh) 26.12s, 2 Kasipat Chongrathin (Tha) 26.23s 3 Jordan Yip (Sel) 26.96s; 100m breaststroke: 1 Matjiur Radomyos (Tha) 1:03.40s 2 Wong Fu Kang (Joh) 1:03.90s 3 Kwok Ka Fai (Hkg) 1:05.02s; 100m butterfly: 1 Chan Jie (Sel) 54.45s 2 Prakash Sajan (Ind) 54.92s 3 Navaphat Wongcharoen (Tha) 55.02s; 400m freestyle: 1 Welson Sim (Swk) 3:55.34s 2 Yeap Zheng Yang (Sel) 4:00.69s 3 Prakash Sajan (Ind) 4:01.05s; 4x100m medley: 1 Thailand 3:51.21s, 2 Selangor 3:52.33s, 3 Kuala Lumpur 3:57.21s.
Women, 50m backstroke: 1 Claudia Lau (Hkg) 26.69s, 2 Caroline Chan (Sel) 30.42s, 3 Araya Wongvat (Tha) 30.44s; 100m breaststroke: 1 Pawapotako Phiangkhwan (Tha) 1:12.09s, 2 Salubluek Chavannooch (Tha) 1:12.72s, 3 Angelina Chan (Sel) 1:13.70s; 100m butterfly: 1 Sze Hang Yu (Hkg) 1:00.73s, 2 Jenjira Srisa-Ard (Tha) 1:02.882, 3 Elynn Tan Yilin (Pen) 1:06.00s; 400m freestyle: 1 Natthanan Junkrajang (Tha) 4:19.46s, 2 Ammiga Himathongkom (Tha) 4:23.78s, 3 Asmalia Filzati Redzuan (Sel) 4:27.45s; 4x100m medley: 1 Thailand 4:18.05s, 2 Hong Kong 4:19.03s, 3. Selangor 4:33.26s.
Wong Fu Kang is aiming to defend his 100m breastroke title at the KL Sea Games.