SINGAPORE - Para-swimmer Danielle Moi has won Singapore's second gold medal at the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games (APG) on Tuesday (Sept 19).
The 17-year-old Metta School student clocked 2min 29.89sec in the women's 200m S14 freestyle, ahead of Claire Sunega Calizo of the Philippines (2:44.81) and Singapore's Chew Zi Ling (2:53.00).
Competing in her second APG, Danielle had also won two gold medals at the 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles. This is Danielle's second medal of the ongoing APG, after winning a silver in the 100m freestyle on the first day of swimming competition on Monday.
Her gold comes after Toh Wei Soong won the Republic's first title in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, touching home first in the men's 100m freestyle S7.
Team Sinagpore's swimmers also added two silvers on the second day of swimming competition at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil.
Benson Tan won a silver in the men's 100m S14 freestyle to add to his bronze in the 200m freestyle won on Monday. He clocked a personal best of 1:01.38, behind Malaysia's Anas Amirul Sidi (59.79). Zadrian Chan claimed the bronze in 1:01.70.
Catholic High School Secondary 3 student Wong Zhi Wei bagged a silver in the men's 100m S13 freestyle. He finished the race in a personal best of 1:05.26, behind Vietnam's Tran Quoc Phi (1:01.62). Thailand's Chaiporn Laobeng was third in 1:06.91.