SEA Games: PH swim team gets silver in freestyle relay


Posted at May 06 2023 08:35 PM | Updated as of May 06 2023 10:46 PM


(UPDATED) Filipina tankers won silver in the 32nd Southeast Asian Games in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Saturday night.

Following the bronze medal finish of Jerard Jacinto in the men's 100m backstroke event, the Philippine team of Teia Salvino, Miranda Renner, Xiandi Chua, and Jasmine Alkhaldi nabbed second place in the women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay event.

The Filipinas finished the swim in 3 minutes and 47.96 seconds.

Earlier, Jacinto won the country's first swimming medal in Cambodia by finishing third in the medal round of the 100m men's backstroke.

He clocked in at 55.99.
In chess, Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna and Woman International Master Shania Mae Mendoza won silver in chess.

Frayna and Mendoza were already assured of a silver medal in the ouk chaktrang-Cambodian chess women’s doubles 60-minute as early as Friday by virtue of a 4-1 record with 4.0 points.

Vietnam, which handed them their only loss in the tournament, topped the competition.

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