Three more individual bronzes for Singapore fencers

Thailand's Panchan Nontapat (right) beats Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan 15-6 in the SEA Games fencing men's individual foil semifinals held at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 on June 4, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Thailand's Panchan Nontapat (right) beats Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan 15-6 in the SEA Games fencing men's individual foil semifinals held at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 on June 4, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Thailand's Panchan Nontapat (right) beats Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan 15-6 in the SEA Games fencing men's individual foil semifinals held at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 on June 4, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Thailand's Panchan Nontapat (right) beats Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan 15-6 in the SEA Games fencing men's individual foil semifinals held at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 on June 4, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Semifinalists of the men's individual foil event. (From left) Vietnam's Nguyen Minh Quang, Philippines' Nathaniel Perez, Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan, and Thailand's Panchan Nontapat. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Semifinalists of the men's individual foil event. (From left) Vietnam's Nguyen Minh Quang, Philippines' Nathaniel Perez, Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan, and Thailand's Panchan Nontapat. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
-- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
-- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
-- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
-- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Thailand's Panchan Nontapat (right) beats Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan 15-6 in the SEA Games fencing men's individual foil semifinals held at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 on June 4, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN
Thailand's Panchan Nontapat (right) beats Singapore's Kevin Jerrold Chan 15-6 in the SEA Games fencing men's individual foil semifinals held at the OCBC Arena Hall 2 on June 4, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN

SINGAPORE - Team Singapore had to settle for three bronze medals in the SEA Games fencing competition on Thursday.

In the men's individual foil event, Kevin Chan lost to Thailand's two-time gold medallist Panchan Nontapat 6-15 in the last four.

In the women's individual epee semi-finals, Rahardja Rania Herlina lost 10-15 to Raguin Harlene of the Philippines.

Debutante Law Ywen also fell in the final four, losing 13-15 to Thailand's Starrat Sirawalai.

All semi-finalists are guaranteed a bronze medal as there is no play-off for third place.

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