JAKARTA: Malaysia captured nine gold medals at the Sea Games in Indonesia today with shooter Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi leading the way.
Nur Suryani cemented her reputation as the region’s rifle queen by shooting down the women's 10m air rifle individual title for her second gold of the Games.
The national team celebrated another high when Noraseela Khalid won the Sea Games women's 400m hurdles.
At the pool, Khoo Cai Lin splashed to the women's 800m freestyle title, Malaysia's first swimming gold in the 2011 Sea Games.
In diving, Bryan Nickson Lomas led teammate Ooi Tze Liang to a 1-2 finish for Malaysia in the men’s 10m platform.
Cheong Jun Hoong ended the country’s jinx in the women's 3m springboard individual by scooping the gold.
Archer Cheng Chu Sian was on target to complete a hat-trick of Sea Games gold medals when he won the men's individual recurve
Malaysian domination at the pool continues when Siow Yi Ting retained her women's 100m breaststroke title edging teammate Christina Loh by .02 seconds, recording 1:10.55 for Malaysia's third gold from the pool. Meanwhile, Kevin Yeap won his first ever sea games gold in 400m freestyle, clocking 3:55.07.
Roslinda Samsu shattered the Sea Games record in the women's pole vault to retain gold.
Roslinda won the gold on countback after she and Vietnam's Le Thi Phuong cleared 4.20m. Her previous record of 4.15m was set in 2009.