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Wakeboarder Mark Griffin brings PH bronze in 2017 SEA Games

Philippines condemned to worst SEA Games finish in 18 years after one-gold haul on Tuesday Wakeboarder Mark Griffin brings PH bronze in 2017 SEA Games
Lamar Ellis | 30 August, 2017, 01:11

Myanmar had, prior to their 3-1 defeat to Malaysia in their final Group A match, impressed in the preliminary stage while Thailand had only shown their true capabilities in the second week of the tournament.

At the close of the day, Malaysia was ahead with 140 gold, 90 silver and 83 bronze taking the tally to 313 medals.

Malaysia already have about one-third of the 404 gold medals at the mini-Olympics, smashing their previous record of 111 and sealing top spot for the first time in 16 years.

Malaysia is a world class team and current team has played in the World Cup.

In the remaining three days at SEA Games 29, Vietnam hopes to win more golds in Taekwondo, Pencak Silat, weightlifting and muay.

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The Malaysian team last won the gold medal in the 2011 Jakarta SEA Games, while Thailand are the defending champions.

Mark Griffin earned the bronze medal for the Philippines in the individual wakeboaring event on Saturday, August 26 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Thailand's delegation chief Thana Chaiprasit also took aim at the hosts when he said: "They organise sports they are good at and do not organise sports other countries are good at".

On Sunday, the Vietnamese team won two gold medals through Ha Thi Nguyen in Taekwondo and Tran Thi Nhu Y in Judo. The Games will end with a closing ceremony following a limited programme on Wednesday.

Goalkeeper Muhammad Haziq Nadzli of Malaysia punches the ball to score on his own net in the SEA Games' football final between Malaysia and Thailand at the Shah Alam Stadium, Shah Alam, Malaysia, Tuesday night.

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