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SEA Video games: Chloe Isleta wins Philippines’ first swimming gold in Hanoi

Philippines' swimming gold medalist Chloe Isleta. LANI VELASCO/PH SWIMMING INC

Philippines’ swimming gold medalist Chloe Isleta. LANI VELASCO/PH SWIMMING INC

MANILA, Philippines–The Philippines received its first gold medal in swimming courtesy of Chloe Isleta on Monday within the thirty first Southeast Asian Video games in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Isleta dominated the ladies’s 200-meter backstroke occasion, clocking in at 2:18.60, greater than a second sooner than her closest pursuer, Indonesia’s Nurul Fajar Fitriyati.

The Indonesian swimmer wound up with the silver after with a time of two:19.79 whereas Thailand’s Mia Millar got here in third at 02:19.90.

The gold comes after Jessica Geriane’s silver medal in ladies’s 50m backstroke, the place Isleta positioned fourth, and Miranda Renner’s bronze end in ladies’s 100 m freestyle.

That is the second straight SEA Video games the place the swimming crew has introduced dwelling a gold medal after James Deiparine broke decade-long gold medal drought in 2019 with a win in males’s 100m breaststroke.

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