It was silver for debutant Nicholas Mahabir in the men’s 100m breaststroke as defending champion Phan Tham Bao of Vietnam clocked a new Games record of 1:00.97. Singapore’s Maximilian Ang took third.
The men’s 4x200m freestyle relay team comprising Jonathan, Darren Chua, Glenn Lim and Ardi Zulhilmi Azman would clinch silver in the day’s final event, as Vietnam defended their title.
“I am excited for it (to see the new swimmers coming through). But we’ve still got so much work to do, the countries that are coming through, they also have young swimmers as well,” said Singapore swimming’s head coach.
“We cannot be complacent … and we need to consistently try to get a younger crop of kids through.”
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