In Rangoon, the Burmese capital, more S.E.A.P. Games records were broken on Tuesday as athletes?
In Rangoon, the Burmese capital, more S.E.A.P. Games records were broken on Tuesday as athletes from six Asian countries pitted their strength, speed and skill against each other in South-East Asia's min Olympics.
Singapore pole vaulter, Mahmud Mansoor, won the Gold medal with a record 4.10 metres - 0.1 metre better than his old mark set in Bangkok in 1967. Burmese Kyaw Zaw and Maung Maung Mra, took the Silver and Bronze, both vaulters tying at 4 metres.
The Gold medal for the 110 metre hurdles went to Malaysia's Ishtiaq Mobarak. He was four metres ahead of Singapore's Osman Merican. Burma's Nyo Win was third. Ishtiaq's time was 14.6 seconds.
Burma continued to dominate in the track and field events with a win in the women's 200 metres by Khim Pu, who clocked 25.4 seconds. Glory Barnabas of Singapore, won the Silver and Malaysian Fadzillahg Ahmad, the Bronze.
Burma won seven out of eight gold medals in the boxing competition. the Burmese victories included two technical knockouts over the boxers from Singapore and Malaysia.
In the Flyweight, Burma;s Hla Shew beat Jummat Ibrahim of Singapore on points.
In the Light Welterweight, Thailand's Banthac Sri-Sook beat Tobies Totu of Malaysia on a technical knockout.
Tobias was no match to Thailand's Banthac, who floored him twice within 28 seconds - in the first and second rounds respectively.