Forward Jayne Tan (#8) poured in a game-high 32 points while Lim Jia Min (#6) added another 14 as all of Singapore’s players got on the score sheet as Singapore won the match 99-58 to kick-start their SEA Games campaign.
A total of 3,117 spectators packed the OCBC Arena [...]
Despite the loss, Singapore can still make the gold medal match if they defeat the winner of the other semi-final in a playoff. Indonesia will face off against Thailand in the other semi-final.
Earlier in the day, Singapore lost to Thailand 2–5 to put their hopes of a medal on the rocks. However, they put in a solid performance against the Indonesians, establishing an early lead before building on it to cruise to victory. Singapore finish the group stage with a 2–2 win-loss record.
On the last day of fencing competition at the 28th South East Asian (SEA) Games, Singapore won gold at men’s team foil event, beating a strong Philippines side, 45-40 in the final.
This was Singapore's second loss after an opening win over Malaysia.
With defending champion Mok Ying Ren injured, Rui Yong faced tough competition from Thailand’s Boonthung Srisung and a strong field to the gold medal. However, after leading for more than half of the race, the Thai did not have enough in the tank to hold off Rui Yong's kick in the last 200 metres.
They finished the match in just three innings after accumulating a 15-run advantage by the end of the third to beat Malaysia by the mercy rule.