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SEA Games: Philippines’ Miranda Renner secures bronze in swimming


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Filipino swimmer Miranda Renner wins bronze in the 31st SEA Games. Lani Velasco/Philippine Swimming Inc.

MANILA, Philippines — Miranda Renner earned the first medal of the Philippine swimming team with a bronze medal finish in women’s 100 meter freestyle in the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Saturday at My Dinh Water Sports Palace in Vietnam.

Renner placed third in the contest, clocking 56.950 just a second short from the gold medalist.

Singaporean Ting Wen Quah won the gold finishing with the best time of 55.600, while Thai Jenjira Sirs-Ard settled for a silver medal with 56.620.

The other Filipino swimmers didn’t make it to the podium.

Jonathan Cook fell short in copping a bronze medal as he placed fourth in the men’s 100 breaststroke, while Jerard Jacinto seventh in the men’s 100 backstroke

Chloe Isleta and Kirsten Daos both placed sixth in the women’s 200 individual medley and women’s 200 butterfly, respectively.

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