Day five of the SEA Games 2021 (Postponed to 2022) brought some memorable moments.
Indonesia’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medallist Apriyani Rahayu was back from injury and in action today looking as good as new as she breezed through a doubles victory that helped take Indonesia to the final of the women’s team event.
Joseph Schooling raced again, and medalled again, whether it was his final SEA Games race remains to be seen, and there was so much more in today’s jam packed schedule with basketball, volleyball, athletics and so much more.
Scroll down to see how it all happened.
SEA Games 2022 Live Stream: Day 5
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8:30pm – Track: More joy for Vietnam in 10,000m, Timor L’Este win second medal
Vietnam’s Lai Nguyen Van delighted local fans by finishing first in the men’s 10,000m clocking 32:17.340 ahead of East Timor’s Felisberto de Deus (32:23.910).
It’s his and Timor L’Este’s second silver and second medal at these Games.
Bronze went to another Vietnamese athele, Thao Le Van who ran 32:37.660.
8pm – Badminton men’s team: Malaysia and Thailand through to final
Malaysia overcame Singapore 3-2 to make the final of the men’s team event where they’ll face Thailand.
Thailand got the better of Indonesia, winning 3-2.
The final happens tomorrow Wednesday 18 May at 6pm in Bac Giang city.
7:45pm – Vietnam win 4×200 free relay, Malaysia silver, Joseph Schooling’s Singapore take bronze
Hosts Vietnam swam 7:16.310 to record a new meet record and win gold with a packed stadium roaring them on.
Kim Son/Quy Phuoc/Huy Hoang/Hung Nguyen put the perfect ending to the final race of the night in front of a partisan Vietnamese crowd.
Malaysia finish with silver clocking a combined 7:19.750, and Singapore, featuring Joseph Schooling finished third in 7:21.490.
It’s a 34th SEA Games medal for Schooling, 29 of them gold.
7:30pm – Singapore’s Maximillian Ang wins 200m breaststroke
Ang is the first Singaporean ever to win this event, clocking 2min 11.93sec to smash the Games record.
The 20-year-old was too fast for Vietnam’s Pham Tam Bao in second in 2:12.09, and Malaysia’s Job Tan was third in 2:17.68.
“I still can’t believe I’ve won the gold, and broken both the national record and the Games record,” a beaming Ang said after his swim.
“The race went pretty well, I got off to a fast start and the rest was easy for me. I’ve been training so hard for this event and it finally paid off. The gold medal means so much to me and I’ll never ever forget this experience.”
7pm – Joseph Schooling to race the relay for Singapore
Schooling will swim for a 30th SEA Games gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay, the team lines up like this:
Quah Zheng Wen
6:45pm – Malaysia win doubles round of men’s team event
Malaysians Chen/Haikal defeated Singapore’s Chrisnanta/Kwek 21-17, 21-15, making it 2-2, the crucial singles match comes down to Jia Wei Joel Koh vs. Shaqueem Eiman.
Watch the live stream here:
6:30pm – Get ready for a flurry of swimming results!
Singapore’s 18-year-old Gan Ching Hwee took gold in the Women’s 400m Freestyle while
6:05pm – Badminton: Singapore – Malaysia in men’s team
Singapore’s Jason Teh has just defeated Malaysia’s Lee Shun Yang by two games to one: 21-12, 21-23, 21-16.
Next up is the men’s doubles, Chrisnanta/Kwek take on Chen/Haikal.
Malaysia take the first set 21-17.
6pm – Athletics: Gold for Malaysia in men’s triple jump!
Andre Anura Anuar cleared 16.21m to collaect gold for Malaysia in the men’s triple jump.
Filipino jumper Mark Diones Aloto secured silver with a 15.87m leap, and bronze went to Vietnam’s Tran Van Dien (15.84m).
5:45pm – Women’s Volleyball: Thailand-Vietnam
Thailand are out to continue their 100% record against the hosts, but Vietnam have been impressive beating Indonesia 3-1 in their first game and Malaysia in straight sets too.
Now they measure themselves against the reigning champs.
And they’re measuring up pretty well! After losing set one 18-25 they’ve evened the scores taking the second 25-14, that’s the first set Thailand have lost all competition.
5:30pm – Athletics: Men’s and women’s 400m results
Eric Cray of the Philippines wins the men’s 400m hurdles event and Vietnam’s Quah Thi Lan tops the women’s event, and it was a 1-2 for the hosts with Nguyen Thi Huyen second.
5:25pm – Men’s basketball: Philippines – Cambodia
13-time reigning champs the Philippines are playing Cambodia in the men’s basketball competition right now, strong start for the champs who are 26-9 up right now.
5pm – Badminton: Men’s team underway
Indonesia play Thailand and Malaysia take on Singapore for a spot in tomorrow’s final.
Here’s an MAS-SIN stream.
4:30pm – Badminton – women’s team final set
Indonesia take on Thailand in the final for gold tomorrow 18 May, the final starts at 1pm tomorrow.
With Apriyani and Putri KW in the Indonesian squad we’ll see some more world class shuttling tomorrow, but with Thailand defeating Singapore 3-0 today they won’t be a walkover.
4pm – Cycling: Mountain bike gold for Malaysia
Malaysia triumph in mixed mountain bike cross-country relay, here are the results:
- Malaysia 1:23.14
- Vietnam 1:23.48
- Thailand 1:24.00
3:30pm – Esports continue
We’ve seen medals in PC gaming as Thailand reigned in FIFA Online 4, and the hugely popular mobile gaming also proved golden for the Thais as they won the Garena Free Fire title too.
3:15pm – SEA Games 2022 athletics live stream
Another big day in track and field today, live stream it right here.
3pm – Men’s basketball: Thailand v Malaysia
After scaring the reigning champs Philippines yesterday, Thailand take on Malaysia today looking for a first win.
2pm – Vietnam wins gold in shooting!
There’s another gold for Vietnam in shooting, men’s 50m pistol gold belongs to Tran Quoc Cuong.
That’s two gold and two silver medals from six events for the hosts, who are coached, led, and inspired by national hero Hoang Xuan Vinh.
He won Vietnam’s first ever Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016 and is now coaching the team here in Hanoi.
1pm – Women’s volleyball: Indonesia beat Philippines 3-1
It’s victory for Indonesia after a match that was really close in parts, Indonesia ultimately proving too strong to win 25-23, 21-25, 25-15, 25-20.
12:20pm – Badminton teams: Putri KW wins!
Indonesia take a 2-1 lead in the tie after Putri KW defeats Vietnam’s Vu Thi Trang 21-19, 16-21, 21-15.
12pm – Women’s volleyball: The Philippines win set 2
All square now at one set each as the Philippines come back to win 25-21, game on!
11:45am – Team Badminton: Trang evens it up against Putri KW
Vietnam’s Vu Thi Trang wins the second game against Indonesia’s Putri Kusuma Wardani (Putri KW), it’s another close match in a gripping tie with this match 1-1 and the tie 1-1 overall at the moment too.
11:45am – Women’s volleyball: Indonesia edge first set
It’s as tight and enthralling as it always is between these two teams.
Indonesia claim the first set 25-23.
11:30am – Team Badminton: Putri KW ahead for Indonesia
Indonesia’s 19-year-old rising star Putri Kusuma Wardani (Putri KW) is delivering for Indonesia in her women’s singles match.
Putri is a set up against local favourite Vu Thi Trang, and it’s tight in the second with Trang 11-9 up at the interval.
Putri KW has won in Orleans, France, recently, and also has Czech Open 2021, Bangladesh International 2021, and Spain Masters 2021 wins next to her name.
Much is expected of this budding badminton star.
Watch it here on the official live stream.
11:15am – Badminton team semi-final: Apriyani Rahayu helps Indonesia level the score
Indonesia’s women’s doubles team made short work of their match, Apriyani Rahayu / Siti Ramadhanti too good for Vietnam’s Khanh/Anh, defeating them in straight sets 21-3, 21-9.
It’s great news for Olympic champ Rahayu who is just back from injury and looks to be moving well.
The tie is now Vietnam 1-1 Indonesia with women’s singles up next.
11am – Women’s volleyball: Philippines vs Indonesia
This women’s volleyball crunch match just started, here’s a live stream.
The Philippines are trying to get back on track after they lost in straight sets to 12-time straight champs Thailand.
This is a rematch of the bronze medal match at the 2019 SEA Games when Indonesia denied the Philippines a medal at home in Manila.
We spoke to the Filipina superstar outside hitter Alyssa Valdez here in Hanoi, here’s the first part of the interview with the second coming later tomorrow.
10:30am – Badminton: Vietnam v Indonesia women’s doubles
It’s Khanh/Anh vs. Rahayu/Ramadhanti in the women’s doubles next, watch it here on the live stream.
10:05am – Vietnam defeat Indonesia in the morning opener
With a partisan crowd cheering on every shot the first match turned into a three-set thrill with Vietnam’s Nguyen Thuy Linh defeating Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 14-21, 21-17, 21-16.
Linh is Vietnam’s highest seeded player and her final shot was a thing of beauty, a gossamer touch close in that clipped the net and dropped over, with the crowd on their feet… The roar!
The noise here is deafening as the local Vietnamese crowd get right behind their team, the local fans’ support of this event really has been impressive – packed venues and vocal fans.
9:30am – Badminton live stream Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung vs Nguyen Thuy Linh (Vietnam)
There’s a cracker of a women’s singles game going on in a packed and pumping Bac Giang Gymnasium as part of the teams competition.
The locals are right behind Linh with the game locked at one set each.
Watch the live stream here.
9am – Preview
Headliners and aspiring Olympians will give their all today again, we’re waiting for confirmation that Singapore’s Olympic history-maker Joseph Schooling is going to swim for a 30th SEA Games swimming gold medal today.
We have confirmed that he won’t race in any more individual events in Hanoi, but there are some relays that he could take part in.
Here’s a pre-Games swimming preview and schedule.
Team Badminton shuttles us into action this morning and runs all day, Indonesia are in action against hosts Vietnam in the women’s right now.
Here’s a preview, schedule and stars to watch in Hanoi.
8:30am – What’s happening today at the 2022 SEA Games?
Here are a few medal highlights from today’s schedule:
- 6 swimming medals including women’s 400m free, women’s 50m butterfly, 100m back and men’s 50m back, 200m breast, 4x200m
- 7 athletics medals including women’s 400m hurdles, men’s 400m hurdles and 10000m, heptathlon
- 1 Muaythai final
- 2 Sepak Takraw finals
- 6 medals in Greco Roman wrestling
Good morning Vietnam!
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