SEA Games: In brief

SEA Games: In brief
Equestrian - Dressage Individual - Indonesia's Larasati Gading celebrates gold with Singapore's Caroline Chew (silver) and Indonesia's Alfaro Menayang (bronze).

S'pore shooters earn 4 medals

SINGAPORE shooters clinched three silvers and one bronze at the National Shooting Centre yesterday.

The men's skeet team finished four points behind winners Thailand, and Low Jiang Hao also ended second in the individual competition behind Thailand's Jiranut Hathaichukiat.

In the 50m rifle (prone position) team events, the Singapore men's team made a late surge past Myanmar to earn silver, while the women's team won the bronze behind Thailand and Malaysia.

Gading wins dressage event

INDONESIA'S veteran dressage rider Larasati Gading won the individual event at Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre yesterday.

The 43-year-old finished with 147.853 per cent on her stallion Wallenstein, ahead of Singapore rider Caroline Chew (142.170 per cent) and compatriot Menayang Alfaro (138.128 per cent).

2 nabbed for fake ticket sale

TWO men, aged 29 and 31, have been arrested for allegedly selling fake SEA Games football tickets for the match between Thailand and Vietnam which will be played today, said the Singapore police yesterday.

If convicted, the duo could be jailed for up to 10 years and fined. Investigations are ongoing.

The public is advised to buy tickets from the official website at tickets.seagames2015.com, the official ticketing hotline on 3158-8080, at any SingPost outlet and at the Singapore Indoor Stadium box office.

Aide's men face do-or-die clash

SINGAPORE'S SEA Games football team will face a must-win clash against Indonesia in their final Group A match at the Jalan Besar Stadium tomorrow in order to make the semi-finals of the tournament.

Indonesia clinched a comfortable 2-0 victory against the Philippines at the same venue last night, putting them level with Singapore on six points but ahead with a superior goal difference.

A double from midfielder Evan Dimas in the third and 13th minute was enough for the Indonesians to seal victory.

This leaves Aide Iskandar's men with no choice but to win.

In Group B, Laos beat Timor Leste 3-2.

Thais win third petanque gold

THAILAND have won their third petanque gold at the SEA Games, after the pair of Sarawut Sriboonpeng and Nattaya Yoothong triumphed in the mixed doubles at the Padang yesterday.

The duo overcame Vietnam's Ngo Thi Huyen Tran and Tran Thach Lam 13-4.

Thailand's win meant they equalled their haul at the 2013 Games in Myanmar.


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