Story by Carissa Tan/Red Sports. Photos by Laura Lee and Clara Yuan/Red Sports
Bishan Stadium, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 — Aizat Muhammad Jufrie clinched a bronze medal for Singapore in the final day of the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games artistic gymnastics tournament.
Aizat delivered a strong performance, earning 12.833 points to finish 1.3 points behind Malaysian runner-up, Jeremiah Loo Phay Xing. Timothy Tay, Singapore’s other representative, was just 0.267 points behind at 4th place.
On his medal-winning performance, Aizat Muhammad Jufrie said, “I would say my friends, my family and my supporters (kept me going). It was great competing on home ground. It really motivates me and pushed me on. It’s a really proud moment to compete in front of my family and friends.”
Phuong Thanh Dinh from Vietnam claimed the title with 14.233 points while Jeremiah Loo Phay Xing from Malaysia claimed the silver with 14.133 points.
Men’s Horizontal Bar Results
1st Phuong Thanh Dinh (Vietnam) — 14.233
2nd Jeremiah Loo Phay Xing (Malaysia) — 14.133
3rd Aizat Muhammad Jufrie (Singapore) — 12.833
4th Timothy Tay (Singapore) — 12.566
5th Muhammad Try Saputra (Indonesia) — 12.333
6th Cuong Hoang (Vietnam) — 12.266
7th Ferrous One Willyodac (Indonesia) — 11.633
8th Tissanupan Wichianpradit (Thailand) — 10.733
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