Syquia delivers equestrian gold in SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR  — The Philippines won another gold, two silvers and one bronze on Monday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games here.

Colin John Syquia won the men’s individual event in the equestrian showjumping competition at the 3Q Equestrian Centre in Rawang.

Rhezie Aragon took the silver medal in the women’s under 53kg after losing to Indonesian Mariska Halinda, 4-9, in their final match at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Gaylord Corveta also added one silver in the men’s windsurfing RS One in the sailing tournament at the National Sailing Centre in Langkawi.

Alisson Krystle Perticheto, on the other hand, got the bronze medal in the women’s individual free skating event in ice skating at the Empire City mall in Damansara Perdana.

As of Tuesday morning, the Philippines remains in sixth place overall with a total 110 medals on the strength of 23 golds, 30 silver and 57 bronzes with two days left before the two-week tournament comes to a close.

Host Malaysia has 111 golds, 77 silvers and 69 bronze for a total of 257 medals. Thailand is in second place with 60 golds, 72 silvers and 75 bronzes while Vietnam is in third with 54 golds, 41 silvers and 51 bronzes.

Singapore is in fourth with 49 golds, 44 silvers and 63 bronzes followed by Indonesia with 32 golds, 54 silvers and 64 bronzes.

Myanmar is in seventh place with seven golds, nine silvers and 19 bronzes, while Laos has two golds, three silvers and 13 bronzes. Cambodia is in ninth place with one gold, one silver and 10 bronzes followed by Brunei (0-4-7) and Timor Leste (0-0-1).