SEA Games 2015 host leads medal tally with 26 golds after Day 2

SEA Games 2015 host leads medal tally with 26 golds after Day 2
Joseph Schooling celebrating winning the men's 100m freestyle swimming final at the SEA Games on June 7, 2015.

Singapore has a total medal tally of 83, including 26 golds, 20 silvers and 30 bronzes after Day Two of the SEA Games. Vietnam is next in medal tally with 21 golds, 8 silvers and 20 bronzes.

Below is a roundup of the headlines from the SEA Games on Sunday, Jun 7.

Zoe Mui snares late wushu gold in women's changquan

Zoe Mui clinched the gold in the women's changquan (optional) event - the second-last competition of the day - at around 9pm, she earned rapturous cheers from the crowd and ensured Singapore will not leave the day empty-handed.

The 17-year-old scored 9.71 to leapfrog to the top of the standings. Her victory was confirmed when Myanmar exponent Sandi Oo - who took to the floor last - failed to overtake her, scoring 9.70 to finish in second place.

Three golds, three meet records for S'pore swim team on Day 2

The Republic's swim team secured three golds on the second day of competition, with Joseph Schooling bagging his first two golds of the Games at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.

The 19-year-old, entered in nine events, smashed the meet record of 49.99sec with a time of 48.58sec in the men's 100m freestyle. It is also a new national record.

Before Schooling, Tao Li added another gold for Singapore when she won the 50m butterfly. Tao clocked a Games record time of 26.58, ahead of team-mate Quah Ting Wen who clocked 27.02. philippines' Jasmine Alkhaldi was third in 27.47sec.

Singapore traditional boat race teams end competition with five bronzes

On the second and final day of the SEA Games' traditional boat race competition, the Singapore traditional boat race teams won bronze medals each at Marina Bay.

The Republic's men's 500m six-crew team of Clement Neo, Kiang Jian Xiang, Oz Titus Hong, Loh Zhi Ying, Shawn Tan and Tan Chun Leng led at the start of the final before crossing the finish line in 2:43.457, behind silver medallists Thailand (2:39.666) and champions Myanmar (2:38.826).

Singapore male fencers clinch first-ever gold in team foil

Singapore's men's foil fencers made history at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 tonight by clinching SEA Games gold in the team event on Sunday. This is the first time Singapore's male fencers have won gold at the biennial Games.

Singapore's judokas end Day 2 of competition with one silver and two bronzes

In the second day of the SEA Games judo competition, the only Singaporean to reach a final on Sunday was Gabriel Yang but he faltered at the gold medal hurdle.

At the Singapore Expo Hall 2, Yang, who competes in the 81-90kg category, was defeated in the final by Indonesia's Horas Manurung by ippon and had to settle for silver.

Two silvers and one bronze for S'pore in men's precision pistol

Singapore shooters Anuar Abdullah and Peter Teh won silver and bronze respectively in the men's individual precision pistol competition at the National Shooting Centre on Sunday.

This is the first time the WA1500 event is being contested at the Games, and Thailand's Thanawut Thammawai won after pipping Anuar 232 to 224 in the gold-medal match.

Singapore's men and women claim bronze and silver in rugby 7s

IT WAS a disappointing Sunday for Singapore rugby, as the men and women settled for bronze and silver medals respectively in the SEA Games competition at Choa Chu Kang Stadium.

They had also finished in the same positions when the sport last featured at the 2007 edition in Korat. The hosts were tipped as pre-tournament favourites, coming off good showings in recent overseas training camps.

Malaysia pip Singapore for women's artistic gymnastics gold

Malaysia have won the SEA Games women's artistic gymnastics team event at Bishan Stadium on Sunday, breaking Singapore's stranglehold on the title from 2005.

They finished with a total of 206.200 points to overtake Singapore's overall score of 202.500 and the Philippines, who scored 191.400 to finish third.

S'pore claim netball gold after tense victory over Malaysia

Singapore gained revenge on rivals Malaysia by capturing the SEA Games netball gold medal on Sunday.

In a tense final at the OCBC Arena Hall, the Republic held on for a 46-43 victory to the delight of a partisan home crowd that numbered close to 3,000 fans. This is only the second time netball has featured at the biennial Games.

Commonwealth champ Teo Shun Xie bags gold in 10m air pistol

Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Teo Shun Xie emerged as the new SEA Games winner of the women's 10m air pistol individual champion at the Safra Yishun range on Sunday.

The 26-year-old scored 199.0 points in the final, ahead of silver-medallist Klaisuban Pim-On of Thailand (196.7). Vietnam's Nguyen Minh Chau settled for bronze with 174.4 points.

Soh grabs gold in men's marathon and first athletics gold for S'pore

Soh Rui Yong has made it back-to-back triumphs for Singapore in the men's marathon event at the SEA Games.

The 23-year-old crossed the line first in a time of 2hr 34min 56sec on Sunday morning to capture the gold medal at the Kallang Practice Track, now known at the Home of Athletics.

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