Day three at the SEA Games 2021 (Postponed to 2022) and there’s a lot to look forward to.
Here’s a full preview of the event which will give you a good overview of what’s going on and the stars of these Games to watch out for.
Carlos Yulo and USA turned Filipina gymnast Aleah Finnegan are in action again today.
On Day 1 Yulo won the men’s all-around individual and Finnegan had an emotional win yesterday competing in Filipino colours for the first time.
There’s so much more going on too, here’s a full swimming preview and schedule, women’s football results and schedule, everything that happened yesterday on Day 2.
Keep up right here, hit refresh for updates.
All times local in Hanoi.
SEA Games 2022 Live Stream: Day 3
Here’s the official event YouTube page, and today’s live stream for the event is below, keep an eye here for streams of different sports throughout the day:
10:30pm – Another marriage proposal!
There’s a lot of love at the SEA Games in Vietnam, Nguyen Tien Trong won the men’s long jump then took much greater leap of faith by proposing to girlfriend and Vietnam sepak takraw player Thi Phuong Trinh the second he stepped off the podium.
10pm – Men’s football results
Indonesia 3-1 Myanmar
Vietnam 2-0 Timor Leste
Goals from Nguyen Van Tung and Ho Thanh Minh helped the hosts qualify in top spot from Group A, while Indonesia secured their safe passage to the semis too.
Tomorrow it’s Malaysia v Cambodia and Laos v Thailand to settle Group B with the Malaysians already qualified.
Keisuke Honda’s Cambodia have an outside chance of qualifying if they beat Malaysia and Thailand lose to Laos but they need a mini-miracle to pull it off.
9:30pm – Women’s football semi-finals decided
Today the group stage games came to a close and we know our semi-finalists.
Thailand glided past Laos 5-0, and Myanmar had a crucial 1-0 victory over Singapore.
That means the semi-finals to be played on 18 May are:
Vietnam v Myanmar
Thailand v Philippines
8:30pm – Athletics results
- Joshua Atkinson (THA) 46.440
- Le Ngoc Phuc (VIE) 47.270
- Tan Zong Yan (SIN) 47.460
- Lai Nguyen Van (VIE) 16:34.10
- Felisberto de Deus (TLS) 16:35.75
- Sonny Wagdos (PHI) 16:35.89
- Nguyen Tien Trong (VIE) 7.80m
- Janry Ubas (PHI) 7.73m
- Sapwaturrahman (INA) 7.61m
- William Morrison III (PHI) 18.14m (New Games Record!)
- Jakkapat Noisri (THA) 17.32
- Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli (MAS) 17.20
- Nguyen Hoai Van (VIE) 70.87
- Abdul Hafiz (INA) 70.58
- Melvin Calano (PHI) 66.86
- Suttisak Singkhon (THA) 7,603
- Aries Toledo (PHI) 7,469
- Janry Ubas (PHI) 6,977
- Nguyen Thị Huyen (VIE) 52.83
- Benny Nontanam (THA) 54.01
- Quach Thị Lan (VIE) 54.40
- Nguyen Thi Oanh (VIE) 16:44.060
- Paạm Thi Hong Le (VIE) 16:45.050
- Joida Gagnao (PHI) 17:37.740
- Nguyen Thi Oanh (VIE) 09:52.44
- Huong Nguyen Thi (VIE) 10:18.60
- Joida Gagnao Gadot (PHI) 10:41.69
- Pham Thi Diem (VIE) 1.78
- Michelle Sng Suat Li (SIN) 1.75
- Pham Quynh Giang (VIE) 1.70
- Parinya Chuaimaroeng (THA) 13.66m
- Vu Thi Ngoc Ha (VIE) 13.52m
- Maria Natalia Londa (INA) 13.45m
8pm – Day 3 15 May SEA Games Swimming results
Here are the results from the six medal finals today:
- Ching Hwee Gan (SIN) 8:42.600
- Tien Vo Thi My (VIE) 8:51.730
- Ashley Yi Xuan Lim (SIN) 8:58.980
- Phiangkhwan Pawapotako (THA) 2:30.240
- Christie Chue (SIN) 2:31.890
- Letitia Sim (SIN) 2:31.970
- Masniari Wolf (INA) 29.210
- Jessica Joy Geriane (PHI) 29.350 (National Record!)
- Anak Agung Istri Kania Ratih Atmaja (INA) 29.210
- Singapore 3:45.71
- Teong Tzen Wei (SIN) 23.04 (Meet Record!)
- Mikkel Lee (SIN) 23.67
- Glenn Victor Sutanto (INA) 24.30
Look out for Wei, they’re saying he’s Singapore’s next big thing.
Men’s 400m medley
- Nguyen Tran Hung (VIE) 4:18.10 (Meet Record!)
- Thuan Nguyen Quang (VIE) 4:22.46
- Aflah Fadlan Prawira (INA) 4:23.43
7:45pm – Loh Kean Yew is in Hanoi
Fresh off his Thomas Cup heroics Singapore’s badminton world champ is here in Hanoi and enjoying some Vietnamese food.
Badminton teams starts tomorrow and the singles on Thursday 19 May.
Here’s a badminton preview.
7:30pm – Athletics: Timor L’Este win first medal!
Joy for East Timor as they join the medallion party, they were the only nation without a podium place and now thanks to Felisberto de Deus they’re on the board.
The Timorese runner won silver in the 5000m behind gold medallist Lai Nguyen Van from Vietnam, and Filipino Sonny Wagdos earned bronze.
7pm: Aleah Finnegan: “I’m just so grateful and blessed to be here”
After a second gold medal in two days U.S.-Filipina gymnast Aleah Finnegan said:
“I’ve just been overwhelmed by the love and support I’ve been receiving and I just couldn’t ask for a better start.
Asked if she’s happy with her performance she said “ya, for the most part, glad I was able to do what I needed to do on the vault.
“Obviously I had a few little hiccups on bars but there’s nothing I can do about it now, I can’t change the past so we just turn the page and focus on tomorrow.
“Tomorrow I have beam finals so only one more but locked in and ready to go.”
6:30pm – Carlos Yulo: “I can’t relax”
“Of course I’m really happy and grateful,” Yulo said after his third gold medal win in two days, “but the competition isn’t over until tomorrow so I’m going to do my best and give my all in my performance.
“I can’t relax, I can be happy but I can’t relax and I’ve got to focus more for tomorrow’s performance.”
Asked about his pommel slip he said “why regret, I cannot do anything about it so why regret, I gave it all so I’m really happy.”
Tomorrow we’ll see the men’s vault, parallel bars and vault here in Hanoi.
6pm – Gymnastics: Carlos Yulo bounces back to claim still rings gold
Like a true champion Yulo rises from pommel disappointment to win still rings gold.
Last up on the rings, he put in another world-class showing coring 14.400 edging out Vietnam’s Nguyen Van Khanh Phong (13.800) and Le Thanh Tung (13.500).
5:30pm – Golf: Ervin Chang wins historic golf gold for Malaysia
Ervin Chang swung golf gold in the men’s individual competition, writing a little page of SEA Games history as the first Malaysian to win individual golf gold.
He did it in dramatic fashion too coming from two shots down to card a four-under 68 and end up with a seven-under 209, equal to Indonesia’s Amadeus Christian Susanto.
That meant a three-hole playoff was necessary and Chang emerged victorious with a calmly-slotted birdie on the third and final hole.
Malaysia haven’t won golf gold since Airil Rizman Zahari, S. Sivachandhran, Shaaban Hussin and Sahal Saedin won the men’s team event in in 2001 in Kuala Lumpur.
Bronze went to Thailand’s Weerawish Narkprachar on 210, one ahead of compatriot and overnight leader Arsit Areephun, his teammate Ratchanon Chantananuwat also finishing on 210.
5pm: Gymnastics: Gold for Malaysia!
Rachel Li Wen Yeoh tops the women’s uneven bars event in Malaysian colours, local favourite Nhu Phuong Pham seals silver and bronze belongs to Nadine Joy Nathan from Singapore.
4:30pm – Gymnastics: Pommel horse gold for Vietnam Yulo falls to sixth
Gold goes to Vietnam’s Ngoc Xuan Thieng Dang with 14.400 while Malaysia took both silver and bronze thanks to Fu Jie Tan (14.200) and Muhammad Sharulaimy (12.500).
Yulo struggled on the pommel and finishes sixth of eight competitors with a 11.733 score.
Watch the live stream here:
4pm: Cycling: Indonesia’s Tiara Prastika Andini speeds to mountain bike downhill gold
Indonesia strikes gold in the women’s individual mountain bike downhill thanks to Tiara Prastika Andini in a winning time of 3:31:53.1.
Thailand’s Vipavee Deekaballes wins silver and Filipina rider Naomi Gardoce Mapanao bronze.
3:30pm – Carlos Yulo and Aleah Finnegan win gymnastics individual gold
The Philippines are celebrating more gymnastics gold with Carlos Yulo winning the men’s floor exercise and Aleah Finnegan the vault.
Finnegan, the former Team USA gymnast, is representing the Philippines for the first time here in Hanoi, and helped them to team gold yesterday.
Today a 13.133 score took her to vault gold ahead of local hope Thi Quynh Nhu Nguyen and Indonesia’s Rifda Irfanaluthfi.
Yulo took the men’s floor gold with a supremely confident routine, sticking his landings and looking every bit the world champion.
His 15.200 score gave him gold ahead of Singapore’s Terry Wei-An Tay (14.033) and Vietnamese gymnast Khang Trinh Hai.
There’s more to come and you can watch it on this live stream:
3pm – Cycling: Men’s Mountain bike downhill results
Results claxon! The men’s MTB downhill is done and here are you winners:
- Methasit Boonsane (THA)
- Andy Prayoga (INA)
- John Derick Farr Tobias (PHI)
2:30pm – Esports – League of Legends: Wild Rift live stream, dancesport live stream
Vietnam are looking strong in the Wild Rift competition, semi-finals are live streaming right now here, and you can also watch dancesport live here.
2pm – Sepak takraw regu finals today
What is sepak takraw you say?
Imagine freestyle tekkers with a small rattan ball mixed with the most spectacular martial arts performance you’ve ever seen all over a badminton net and you’re some way there.
There are competitions in regu, team, doubles, and team of four.
In the regu Thailand’s men look good winning their two matches 3-0 over Vietnam and Malaysia, and the Thai women have also won their two games looking strong.
1:40pm – Tennis: Thailand women top team competition
The Thai’s are having a good day, they’ve just taken the women’s tennis competition defeating Vietnam 2-0 in the final.
Bronze is shared between the Philippines and Indonesia.
1pm – Women’s golf: Gold for Thailand’s Natthakritta Vongtaveelap!
Natthakritta Vongtaveelap is a worthy gold medal champ, finishing on 14 under, seven shots ahead of Indonesia’s Aloysa Mabutas Margiela Atienza in the silver medal position.
Atienza was on the charge today shooting a seven under par to claim second place.
Malaysia’s Jeneath Wong finished seven under and bagged bronze.
12pm – Wedding proposal at Opening Ceremony
The fireworks at the SEA Games 2021 Opening Ceremony weren’t the only thing in the air as Ngoc Tien took the opportunity to propose to his girlfriend Bao Ly at the My Dinh National Stadium on 12 May.
Encouraged by his friends to do it, Tien took a knee in front of thousands of fans and asked his girlfriend of five years to marry him.
“She absolutely agreed,” he said according to local media, “t is really amazing and great happiness for us, I spent time before the ceremony looking for rings and was lucky to find the right one.
“It fit her finger perfectly and when I was leaving the jewellery store it stopped raining and that was lucky sign for me.”
Waves of congratulations are still rolling in for the couple on social media.
Wedding proposal at the SEA Games Opening Ceremony. Phot courtesy of 24h.com.vn
11:45am – Women’s golf: Thailand’s Natthakritta Vongtaveelap streaks ahead
Vongtaveelap finished a massive ten under par yesterday and has extended her lead at the top of the leaderboard today, she’s four under with just six holes to go, now on -14, a massive 10 shots ahead of her nearest rival.
Indonesia’s Aloysa Mabutas Margiela Atienza is surging up the charts today, she’s on four under for the day and four under overall too.
One shot ahead of Malysia’s Jeneath Wong and Thai golfer Elila Galitsky.
11:40am – Men’s Golf: Thai sweep on the cards
Thailand have three golfers in the top three spots close to halfway through the final round.
Arsit Areephun is seven under par and in pole position for gold, while his Thai teammate Weerawish Narkprachar is now -6 and Ratchanon Chantananuwat is making a medal charge shooting three under so far today taking him to -5 overall.
Malaysia’s Ervin Chang is still very much in the hunt tied for third on five under too.
11:30am – Sea Games 2021 Mascot merch
11:15am – Women’s Natthakritta Vongtaveelap takes big lead into final round
Vongtaveelap finished a massive ten under par on Saturday and took that clear lead into Sunday’s final round.
Her teammate Elila Galitsky was three under before today’s action with Malaysia’s Jeneath Wong just one shot behind her.
11am – Men’s Golf: Thailand’s Arsit Areephun leads men’s competition
After yesterday’s Round 2 Thailand’s Arsit Areephun was out in front at six under par at the Dam Vac Golf Course in Vinh Phuc province.
Another Thai golfer Weerawish Narkprachar was four under along with Malaysia’s Ervin Chang.
Indonesia’s Amadeus Christian Susanto and Vietnam’s Nguyen Anh Minh both carded a three under on 14 May.
10:30am – Joseph Schooling SEA Games 2022
With Schooling currently serving his mandatory two-year military service, he may not take part in all the events we usually see him in.
More to follow on this.
10am – Schooling disqualified with Singapore from men’s 4×100 relay
Singapore came first in the 4×100 men’s freestyle relay event yesterday with Schooling in the pool, but they were later disqualified because of a false start.
Joseph Schooling, Mikkel Lee, Quah Zheng Wen and Jonathan Tan finished first with a time of three minutes, 17.19 seconds.
The Singaporean quartet were in the middle of post-race interviews when they found out.
Malaysia and the Philippines were also disqualified, leaving Vietnam (3:21.810) to take the gold, with Indonesia (3:24.090) and Thailand (3:24.280) completing the podium according to the official results.
9:30am – Schooling doesn’t swim in 50m butterfly
Schooling wasn’t in the pool this morning at the 50m butterfly, one of the events he usually takes part in, but two Singaporeans topped the event in his stead.
Top three in the men’s heat were:
- Mikkel Jun Jie Lee (SIN) 23.800
- Tzen Wei Teong (SIN) 23.360
- Glenn Victor Sutanto (INA) 24.230
What’s happening on Day 3 – Preview
Another jam-packed day of world-class sport awaits today, here are the medal finals up on day three:
- Swimming: Six medal events including men’s 100m free, 50m butterfly, 400m IM, women’s 800m free, 50m back, 200m breast.
- Athletics: Eight medal events including women’s high jump, 400m, 3000m steeplechase and men’s long jump, 400m and 5000m.
- Golf: Men’s and women’s individual medals decided
- Mountain bike: Two medal events
- Gymnastics: Medal events in men’s floor, pommel, ring and women’s vault, uneven bars
- 12 medals in Wushu
We’ll see gymnastics world champion Carlos Yulo in action again today in the men’s competition, with USA turned Filipina gymnast Aleah Finnegan also in action.
On Day 1 Yulo won the men’s all-around individual and Finnegan had an emotional win yesterday competing in Filipino colours for the first time.
Good morning and welcome to Day 3 of SEA Games fun in Hanoi, stay with us for all the latest news, interviews, results and live updates.