Asian Youth Games: Quah Zheng Wen wins 200m IM, his third gold this week

Singapore swimmer Quah Zheng Wen clinched his third gold at the Asian Youth Games (AYG) in Nanjing by winning the boys' 200m individual medley. -- ST FILE PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Singapore swimmer Quah Zheng Wen clinched his third gold at the Asian Youth Games (AYG) in Nanjing by winning the boys' 200m individual medley. -- ST FILE PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Singapore swimmer Quah Zheng Wen clinched his third gold at the Asian Youth Games (AYG) in Nanjing by winning the boys' 200m individual medley.

The 16-year-old stopped the clock at 2min 4.86sec, 1.72sec faster than South Korea's Lee Hoh Yun on Thursday night.

Vietnam's Tran Duy Khoi was third, 1.78sec behind Zheng Wen.

This marks the 16-year-old Singaporean's third gold at the AYG. He won the 200m butterfly on Monday and two days later, took another gold in the 200m backstroke.

Zheng Wen also clinched silvers in the boys' 200m freestyle and the 4x100m freestyle relay on Tuesday and together with team-mates Christopher Cheong, Jerryl Yong and Darren Lim, added another bronze in the 4x100m medley relay on Thursday night.