Indonesia reaches five gold target
Wed, November 16 2011 19:34 | 1137 Views
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s vovinam team reached its target of five golds after grabbing its fifth gold medal in the 26th Southeast Asian Games` women`s defense technique held at Sunter Sports Hall here on Wednesday.
The Anak Agung Eni Kusumawati - I Ketut Sulendra duet recorded the highest score of 281 after they performed their best in front of hundreds of Indonesian supporters in the martial art defense sport.
In this vovinam class, Vietnam and Cambodia appeared to be the twin winners of the silver medals because they scored the same points of 275. Cambodia fielded its athletes Li Boramy - Pal Chhorraksmy while Vietnam fought with its Pham Thi My Dung - Lee Bao Giang duet.
The bronze medal was bagged by Lao duet Khamvilaythong Noudsalin - Sosomesy Anousac with a score of 270.
The Indonesian fifth gold was the last to be won in the vovinam sport branch contested in the SEA Games since Monday, November 14.
In this sports branch, Vietnam came up as the general champion winning five golds, seven silvers and two bronzes, followed by Indonesia with five golds, one silver and eight bronzes.
Cambodia is ranked third with two golds, seven silvers and three bronzes. It followed by Laos in the fourth position with two golds and five bronzes.
The medal distribution in the vovinam branch is almost equitable with no participants returning without clinching a medal.
Vovinam is a new branch of sports contested in the SEAM Games 2011 where 14 gold medals are at stake.
COPYRIGHT © 2011