SINGAPORE - Rachel Yang won Singapore's first ever women's pole vault medal at the SEA Games on Thursday afternoon, clearing 3.90m to take silver at the National Stadium.
The 33-year-old's result is also a new national record, eclipsing her own mark of 3.83m set in March.
She finished behind Thailand's defending champion Chayanisa Chomchuendee, who put on a dominant showing to clear 4.10m for the gold.
The Games record holder (4.21m) also attempted a new personal best and Games mark of 4.22m, but failed.
Riezel Buenaventura of the Philippines, a bronze medallist at the 2013 Games, was third with a height of 3.65m.
Carmel Teo, Singapore's other representative, equalled her personal best of 3.45m to finish fourth out of the four participating athletes.