Asian Youth Games: Swimmer Quah Zheng Wen bags gold in 200m backstroke

Singapore added another gold and two more silvers to their medal tally in the pool at the ongoing Asian Youth Games in Nanjing on Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013. Quah Zheng Wen (above) won the boys' 200m backstroke in 2min 3.17sec, more than three seco
Singapore added another gold and two more silvers to their medal tally in the pool at the ongoing Asian Youth Games in Nanjing on Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013. Quah Zheng Wen (above) won the boys' 200m backstroke in 2min 3.17sec, more than three seconds ahead of his closest competitor, Ricky Anggawidjaja from Indonesia (2:06.70). -- TNP FILE PHOTO: JEREMY LONG

Singapore added another gold and two more silvers to their medal tally in the pool at the ongoing Asian Youth Games in Nanjing on Wednesday.

Quah Zheng Wen won the boys' 200m backstroke in 2min 3.17sec, more than three seconds ahead of his closest competitor, Ricky Anggawidjaja from Indonesia (2:06.70). Chinese Taipei's Yang Chun-yao took the bronze in 2:07.76.

Darren Lim finished second in the boys' 50m butterfly, clocking 25.32 seconds to finish behind Thailand's Supakrid Pananuratana (25.17) and ahead of South Korean Jung Jae Youn (25.51).

Breaststroke specialist Samantha Yeo also took silver in the girls' 100m breaststroke, touching home in 1:10.71. She finished behind South Korean Yang Ji Won (1:09.63) but ahead of Jamie Yeung of Hong Kong (1:11.33).

With a bronze from fencer Jolie Lee in the girls' sabre individual, Singapore now has three golds, seven silvers and five bronzes.