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24 August 2017: Malaysia's Grace Wong Xiu Mei won the women's hammer throw gold and raised the bar for other athletes with a new SEA Games record. She broke the Singapore 2015 SEA Games record of 56.57m set by Thailand's Mingkamon Koomphon with her achievement of 59.24m during her first throw today. Mingkamon…

27 August 2017: The Malaysian men's and women's field hockey teams have successfully made it through to the SEA Games hockey finals after winning at the final preliminary round matches. The men's team brought Myanmar down with a 6-0 win but they will be facing each other again for the gold…

28 August 2017:  It was the country’s very first gold of the Games In an unexpected turn of events, Laos won their first gold medal in the SEA Games snooker competition on Sunday thanks to Sakbieng Siththideth. Sakbieng beat Thailand 4-1 in the final of the men’s singles event. “This is…

28 August 2017:  Thailand wins with impressive 6-0 score Thailand took home another gold medal in the tennis women singles game thanks to top contender Luksika Kumkhum, who won 6-0, 6-1 over Philippines’ Anna Clarice Patrimonio. Luksika, who is currently ranked number 180 in the world, told reporters that the score…

29August 2017: The final day of the Petanque contest sees Thailand walk away with the gold The Petanque mixed pairs finals saw Malaysia settle for a bronze as the unbeatable Thai duo of Sarawut Sriboonpeng and Aumpawan Suwannaphruk claimed the gold. The two also edged out Cambodians Sao Sophearann-Duong Dina in…

30 August 2017:  It was the only record set at the pool on the fourth day of the competition It was another gratifying moment for Malaysia when national champion Phee Jinq En set a new record in the women’s 100m breaststroke last week. The 19-year-old couldn’t contain her euphoria when she was…

The seats were filled with thousands of spectators who looked on as the closing ceremony of the 29th SEA Games at Bukit Jalil Stadium recently brought to a dazzling close the iconic 11-day event,  in a clear reflection of the regional fellowship and support witnessed throughout the Games. Kicking off…

Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi Sport: Athletics – 100m T36, 200m T36, 400m T36 Born: 27 March 1987 Gold – 2016 Paralympic Games; 2015 World Para Athletics Championships; Silver – 2017 World Para Athletics Championships; 1 Gold, 2 Bronze – 2014 ASEAN Para Games. When Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi became the…

Abdul Latif Romlay Sport: Long jump T20 Born: 31 March 1997 Gold – 2017 World Para Athletics Championships; Gold – 2016 Paralympic Games; Gold – 2014 ASEAN Para Games; Gold – 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships; Bronze – 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships; Bronze – 2014 Paralympic Games. Few athletes…

Siti Noor Iasah Mohamad Ariffin Sport: Athletics - 400m T20 Born: 22 Sept 1989 Gold – 2014 Asian Para Games; Bronze – 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships National Paralympian Siti Noor Iasah Arifin has been steadily making her way up the rankings over the last few years. Her 400-metre game…