By Lim Yong Teck/Red Sports
Palembang, Indonesia, December 8-22, 2014 — Singapore completed their 17th ASEAN University Games (AUG) outing with a total medal tally of four golds, six silvers and 15 bronzes, earning a seventh-placed finish.
The biennial Games saw participation from 11 countries, including the 10 ASEAN member states and Timor Leste. Singapore had previously finished sixth in the 2012 Games with three golds, six silvers and 23 bronzes.
Ang Han Teng clinched the compound men’s individual gold with a 139–136 victory over Indonesian Yoke Rizaldi Akbar. The mixed recurve team of Tan Si Lie and Vanessa Loh and the mixed compound team of Ang Han Teng and Christina Gunawan clinched silver medals in their respective finals. Tan Si Lie won the recurve men’s individual bronze with a 6–0 victory over Malaysian Muhammad Shaiffuddin. Both the men’s recurve team of Daniel Cheow, Justin Zhang and Tan Si Lie and the women’s recurve team of Quah Kai Zhi, Vanessa Loh and Dillian Teo finished third, while the men’s compound team of Pang Qing Liang, Ang Han Teng and Christina Gunawan shared a similar result.
Hannah Lee highlighted the athletics team’s performance as she earned a silver in the women’s shot put with a distance of 12.76m, and a bronze in the women’s discus with a distance of 42.59m. Ang Chen Xiang finished fifth in the men’s 110m hurdles final and recorded a personal best of 14.86 seconds.
Ashton Chen settled for the men’s singles silver after going down 0–2 (12–21, 14–21) to Malaysia’s Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin in the final. Chen, along with Aaron Tan, Thng Boon Seong, Masahiro Tan and Muhadmmad Syafiq, went down to Indonesia 1–3 in the men’s team 3rd/4th playoff game and finished in fourth place.
The women’s basketball team avenged a 39–61 loss to causeway rivals Malaysia in the group stage, beating the latter 75–54 in the 3rd/4th playoff to clinch the bronze medal.
Kelvin Wee, Jared Jason Neubronner, Terry Chua and Tan Weiliang won the men’s team silver, while Neubronner earned the men’s individual bronze.
In the women’s epee individual final, Celine Chong bested Thailand’s Thongphueak Wanpipa 15–13 to clinch the gold medal. Tan Yuan Zi clinched the men’s foil individual gold with a 15–10 victory over Malaysian Muhammad Aqil Anuar in the final. Singapore missed out on a possible one-two finish when Zhang Zhenggang sustained a serious knee injury in the semi-final against Malaysia’s Anuar. Despite his injury, Zhang remained in the game but eventually went down 15–11 to Anuar, and subsequently forfeited the 3rd/4th playoff. Along with Tan and Cheok Liangjie, Cao Yubo, who replaced Zhang in the men’s foil team final, went down to Indonesia 40–45 to settle for the silver. Christabel Yong defeated Safitri Ima of Indonesia 15–5 to clinch the women’s sabre individual bronze.
The men’s football team finished the tournament with a 1–2 win-loss record. In their final group stage match, the team went down to causeway rivals Malaysia 0–5 and failed to qualify for the semi-final.
Daryl Thong narrowly missed out on a podium finish after he went down 6–7 to Aung Khin Sitt of Myanmar in the bronze medal bout of the men’s kumite (under 60 kg) competition.
The silat team completed their AUG outing with three bronzes. Muhammad Sufi defeated Muhammad Amirul Azmi of Brunei 4–1 in the men’s Class B, while Nurmuhamad Khamal defeated Mohd Zulkarnain of Brunei in the men’s Class F by RSC (Referee Stop Contest). In the women’s Class D, Siti Zuhaira defeated Siti Nabilah Ali of Brunei 3–2.
Koh Ting Ting recorded fifth-placed finishes in both the 50m and 100m butterfly finals, clocking 29.27 seconds and 1 minute and 9.30 seconds respectively.
The men’s team of Sean Lee, Deng Yaoliang and Lim Jie Yan lost 0–3 to Vietnam, but clinched the bronze medal as there are no 3rd/4th playoff games. Deng and Lim also earned the men’s doubles bronze in similar fashion, after going down 0–3 to Thailand.
Sherman Wee, Chow He Nian and Glenn Ong of the taekwondo team won Singapore’s first medal at the Games when they finished third in the men’s poomsae.
Both the men’s and women’s volleyball teams were pitted against the respective national team selections for the upcoming 2015 SEA Games. The men’s team missed out on the bronze medal after a tough 1–3 (22–25, 18–25, 25–17, 23–25) loss to Malaysia, while the women’s team earned a fifth-placed finish.
2013 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games bronze medalist Lee Tze Yuan clinched Singapore’s first gold medal at the Games, topping the men’s Taijiquan field with a score of 9.69. 2011 SEA Games gold medalist Emily Sin scored 9.37 to bag a silver in Nanquan, while compatriot Gladys Low won the women’s Taijiquan bronze with a score of 8.74.
|Recurve Bow||Jordan Lee||NTU|
|Recurve Bow||Tan Si Lie||NTU|
|Recurve Bow||Justin Zhang||NUS|
|Recurve Bow||Daniel Cheow||SIM|
|Recurve Bow||Quah Kai Zhi||NTU|
|Recurve Bow||Valerie Tan||NTU|
|Recurve Bow||Dillian Teo||NUS|
|Recurve Bow||Vanessa Loh||NUS|
|Compound Bow||Ang Han Teng||NTU|
|Compound Bow||Pang Qing Liang||NTU|
|Compound Bow||Christina Gunawan||NTU|
|Soh Hua Qun||NUS|
|Fang Jian Yong||SIM|
|Ang Cheng Xiang||NUS|
|Khan Meng Linn||SIM|
|Thng Boon Seong||NTU|
|Muhadmmad Syafiq Bin Muhd Abbas Lim||SIM|
|Aisyah Binte Latib||NTU|
|Lee Cheng Ling||NTU|
|Lim Boon Xin||NUS|
|Lee Cheng Ting||NUS|
|Siti Nurhayati Binti Rahim||SMU|
|#4||Tan Yen Yi||NUS|
|#5||Nur Shuhadah Binte Mohamed Abdul Gaffoor||NUS|
|#8||Lim Jia Min||NTU|
|#12||Chia Bi Ru||SIM|
|#14||Ong Jia Min||NUS|
|#15||Tsang Wei Yi||NTU|
|Jarred Jason Neubronner||NTU|
|Epee||Ng Kiang Seng||SMU|
|Epee||Victoria Ann Lim||SIM|
|#3||Mohamed Syaqir Bin Sulaiman||NTU|
|#4||Sahairi Bin Ramri||NTU|
|#5||Hedger Darren Christopher||NUS|
|#6||Kenneth Rene Gomez||SMU|
|#7||Mohamed Hyder Bin Mohamed Sulaiman||NTU|
|#8||Pay Zhen Hao Randy||NUS|
|#9||Anders Eric Aplin||NTU|
|#10||Foo Ming Yi Bryan||NUS|
|#11||Mohamed Asyraf Bin Mohd Akbar||NUS|
|#12||Muhammad Firdaus Bin Ismail||NTU|
|#13||Tan Boon Yong||NUS|
|#14||Devesh Raju Kripalani||NTU|
|#16||Muhammad Khair Bin Muhammad Rizauddin||NTU|
|#17||Tan Yong Geng||NTU|
|#18||Tian Zhenrong Jeremy||SIT|
|#19||Terrance Oo Wei Liang||NUS|
|#22||Akmal Bin Arifin||NTU|
|Kumite (under 60kg)||Daryl Thong||NTU|
|Kata Individual||Charmaine Thong||NTU|
|Men's Class B||Muhammad Sufi Bin Abdul Samat||NUS|
|Men's Class C||Muhammad Zhafri Bin Md Shaharuddin||NUS|
|Men's Class E||Moenawir Bin Arslan||SIM|
|Men's Class F||Nurmuhamad Khamal Ahmad||SIM|
|Men's Class G||Muhamad Haikal Bin Zahar||NUS|
|Men's Class H||Ahmad Rashideen Bin Mohamed Amir||SIM|
|Men's Artistic Team||Muhammad Adib Sharhan Bin Shariff||NTU|
|Men's Artistic Team||Muhammad Aniq Sharhan Bin Shariff||NTU|
|Men's Artistic Team||Muhamad Nur Azhar Bin Noordin||NTU|
|Women's Class A||Ira Nursyilah Binte Mohd Tahir||NTU|
|Women's Class C||Rohaida Binte Said||NUS|
|Women's Class D||Siti Zuhaira Binte Md Ithinin||SIM|
|Women's Class E||Noor Amirah Syairah Binte Noorrashid||SIM|
|Women's Artistic Doubles||Fatin Nazurah Binte Md Yusof||NUS|
|Women's Artistic Doubles||Syatirah Binte Mohamed Harun||NUS|
|Women's Artistic Single||Huril Ain Binte Saifulzaman||NTU|
|Lim Zhi Cong||SMU|
|Koh Ting Ting||SIM|
|Lee You Sean||NUS|
|Lim Jie Yan||NTU|
|Teo Jia Yang||NTU|
|Teo Wei Qi||NTU|
|Tay Hui Yi||NTU|
|Poomsae||Chow He Nian||NTU|
|Poomsae||Tan Shi Ying||NTU|
|Poomsae||Chelsea Ann Sim||SMU|
|Kyorugi||Tio Jia Xin||NUS|
|#1||Kan Jin Chun Caleb||NTU|
|#3||Poon Long Javier||SIM|
|#4||Leong Bao Wen Mark||SIM|
|#9||Kuo Zuo Quan||NUS|
|#12||Ng Tian Fong||NUS|
|#18||Lim Wei Song Galvin||NUS|
|#2||Wu Hui Min Ryshire||NUS|
|#3||Ang Xue Er||SMU|
|#6||Kong Xin Ni||NUS|
|#7||Ang Qi Hui||SIM|
|#8||Koh Xueer Cheryl||NUS|
|#9||Tan Yan Shuang||NTU|
|#10||Pang Yen Lin Adelyn||NUS|
|#12||Lim Fang Jing Seon||SIM|
|#14||Chew Jia Le||NTU|
|#17||Ho Jia Hui||SIM|
|#18||Lim Jia Hui Trudie||SIM|
|Taijiquan||Lee Tze Yuan||NUS|
|Taijiquan||Gladys Low Jia Jia||NTU|
For more information on the 17th AUG, visit: http://aug17indonesia.com
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