2 golds, 5 silvers, 3 bronzes for PH swimmers in SEA Age group day 2

first_imgDay 2 winners from Team Philippines. Photo by Celest Flores-ColinaPHNOM PENH—The Philippines added two more gold medals to their haul Saturday to surpass last year’s performance with a day left in the 43rd Southeast Asia Age Group Swimming Championships at Morodok Techo National Sports Complex here.The Filipino junior tankers already have five gold, 11 silver and seven bronze medals so far in the 10-country event, already better than their tally in 2018 edition held in the Laguna when they finished with 4-10-16.ADVERTISEMENT Miranda Renner nabbed her first gold medal this year, swimming to the top of the 16-18 girls’ 50-meter butterfly event with a time of 28.33.The 18-year-old Renner, who was born in Manila to a Filipino mother then raised in the United States, also got a silver and a bronze medal in Day 1 of the age group meet, where she is competing for the third time.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“A gold is really rewarding especially when you can win it in for the country. I was really happy for myself but also for the whole team,” said Renner, who is hoping to compete in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games later in the year.Xiandi Chua, who won bronze in relay on Friday,  delivered the Philippines’ second gold medal of the day, clocking in at 2:05.63 in the 16-18 girls’ 200m freestyle event. Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess MOST READ World dragon boat champs out to make waves in SEA Games Chua also bagged the silver in the girls’ 400 individual medley race with a time of 5:00.72, ahead of another Filipino bet Georgia Peregrina who timed in at 5:04.11 for her second bronze of the day after her 2:21.14 swim in 200m backstroke.Our PH swimmers cheering for their fellow swimmers who are racing in the 4x100m freestyle events. #WSAO pic.twitter.com/VV7nCOfOxm— INQUIRER Sports (@INQUIRERSports) June 29, 2019Desiree Mangaoang had another podium finish, this time in the 16-18 girls’ 100m breaststroke race where she tied for the silver medal with Vietnam’s Vũ Thị Phương Anh at 1:12.30.ADVERTISEMENT Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief PH beach spikers also eye spots to Continental Cup Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles PVL: PacificTown-Army bags semis ticket after sweep of BanKocenter_img Samantha Banos took home her second silver medal, tapping the wall in 29.02 in the 14-15 girls’ 50m butterfly event while Mishka Sy swam to the silver finish in the girls’ 14-15 200m backstroke in  2:24.26.Team Philippines ready for day 2 of SEA Age swim championships in Phnom Penh. 🏊‍♂️🏊‍♀️ #WSAO pic.twitter.com/uFNyMRj1pa— INQUIRER Sports (@INQUIRERSports) June 29, 2019The country’s 13 and under swimmers set also new records on Friday. Ivo Enot clinched the bronze in the boys’ 200m backstroke with a time of 2:20.61, setting a new national junior U13 record held by MM Danila (2:20.75) for 18 years.Liaa Amoguis, meanwhile, captured the silver in the girls’ 13U 400 individual medley with a new personal and national best time of 5:16.01.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH PLAY LIST 05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting POC chief on SEA Games hosting glitches: ‘It’s normal’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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