IT’S TIME TO TOUGHEN UP

Na­tional coach wants Wel­son to be men­tally re­silient for the 1,500m freestyle

New Straits Times - - Sport - RE­SULTS — Men’s 50m breast­stroke: 50m freestyle: 200m but­ter­fly: 1,500m freestyle: Women’s 50m breast­stroke: 50m freestyle: 200m but­ter­fly: 800m freestyle:

AJITPAL SINGH ajit­pals­ingh@nst.com.my Games on Aug 19-30.

He will also be part of the 4x100m and 4x200m freestyle teams in the games.

Swim­mers, still vy­ing for a place in the Sea Games squad, will com­pete in the Is­lamic Games in Baku, Azer­bai­jan on May 12-22 while the gold medal prospects will be sent to the Mare Nostrum se­ries, which com­prise three stops — June 10-11 in Monaco, June 13-14 in Barcelona, Spain and June 17-18 in Canet En Rous­sil­lon, France.

1 Chao Man Hou (Mac) 28.96s, 2 Shaun Yap (Sel) 29.04, 3 Wong Fu Kang (Joh) 29.10;

1 Chan Jie (Sel) 23.44s, 2 Keith Lim (KL) 23.45, 3 Kothari An­shul (Ind) 23.81;

1 Sa­jan Prakash (Ind) 2:00.17s, 2 Navaphat Wongcharoen (Tha) 2:02.56, 3 Tiaa Faang Der (Joh) 2:02.72;

1: Wel­son Sim (Sar) 15:43.50s, 2 Sa­jan Prakash (Ind) 15:50.02, 3 Tanakrit Kit­tiya (Tha) 16:00.88.

1 Porn­suda Viniy­ompong (Tha) and Koh Jia Yi (Sel) 33.65s, 3 On Kei Lei (Mac) 34.28;

1 Jen­jira Srisaard (Tha) 26.17s, 2 Sze Hang Yu (Hkg) 26.20, 3 Elynn Tan (Pen) 26.90;

1 Yumi Oku­zono (Sel) 2:24.29s, 2 Ong Yong Qi (Joh) 2:26.49, 3 Teo Zhi Mei (Mel) 2:34.45;

1 Ho Nam Wai (Hkg) 8:56.67s, 2 Am­miga Hi­math­ongkom (Tha) 8:58.12, 3 An­gela Chieng (Sar) 9:21.14.

PIC BY KHAIRUNISAH LOKMAN

Se­lan­gor’s Yumi Oku­zono en route to win­ning the 200m but­ter­fly event at Hang Je­bat Aquatic Cen­tre in Me­laka yes­ter­day.

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