The 30th release of the Sea Games is nearly upon us, as the pool swimming part of the world class semiannual challenge is set to start on Wednesday, December fourth. Move is scheduled to make place at the recently developed New Clark City Aquatics Center.
11 nations from around the locale ordinarily take an interest in the esteemed occasion, with the Philippines having played host both in 1981 and in 1991. The current year’s facilitating rights were initially granted to Brunei Darussalam, however the nation dismantled out because of “budgetary and strategic reasons.”
At the 2017 release of the SEA Games, the country of Singapore left away with the general swimming award table crown, gathering an aggregate of 37 bits of equipment altogether, including 19 golds.
Behind the powerhouse oceanic country was Vietnam, who brought home 23 awards, including 10 gold, while have country Malaysia balanced the main 3 countries with 11 absolute decorations.
Regarding contenders this time around, an Olympic victor will in reality be in the New Clark City pool, as Singaporean 100m fly gold medalist Joseph Schooling shows up among the passages. The 24-year-old previous Texas Longhorn earned 3 individual SEA Games gold decorations in 2017, remembering for the men’s 100m free, 50m fly and 100m fly occasions.
Here in the Phillippines, Schooling is set to contend in the previously mentioned occasions, just as the 4x100m, 4x200m free transfers and 4x100m variety hand-off.
He’ll be joined by individual Singaporean swimmers Maximillian Ang, Christie May Chue, Lionel Khoo, Teong Tzen Wei, just as the trio of kin in Quah Jing Wen, Quah Ting Wen and Quah Zheng Wen.
Zheng Wen beat the men’s 100m back, 200m back and 200m fly platform 2 years prior, while additionally securing 50m back silver. Ting Wen was the 2017 SEA Games gold medalist in the ladies’ 100m free and 50m fly, while Jing Wen earned the top prize over the 100m fly and 200m fly.
For the host country of the Phillippines, Remedy Rule stands apart as a feasible award contender, with the previous Texas swimmer having as of late been the primary ever Filipino to effortlessness an International Swimming League (ISL) program.
Rule joined DC Trident for the Maryland meet where she completed eighth in the 50m fly (26.91), second in the 200m fly (2:05.38) and seventh in the 100m fly (57.95), all short course meters.