IT’S TIME TO TOUGHEN UP
National coach wants Welson to be mentally resilient for the 1,500m freestyle
AJITPAL SINGH email@example.com 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.
Selangor’s Yumi Okuzono en route to winning the 200m butterfly event at Hang Jebat Aquatic Centre in Melaka yesterday.