FOR FU KANG

New Straits Times - - Sport -

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.

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