Palembang, South Sumatra (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s long-distance runner Triyaningsih retained her SEA Games championship in the women`s 10,000-meter race by finishing first in 34:52.74 minutes here on Saturday.

With her Saturday win, Tiyaningsih will have won a SEA Games gold medal for the third time. She was also ranked first for the 10,000-meter sprint in the SEA Games 2007 and 2009.

Sprinter Serafi Anelis Unani also won a gold medal in the 100 meter run clocking 11:69

The gold medal for men`s 100 meter also went to Indonesia after Franklin Ramses Buruni finished first in 10:37.

The second and third places for women`s 10,000 meter went to Pham Thi Binh and Pham Thi Hien from Vietnam respectively clocking 36:04.83 and 36:16.84.

The silver medal for women`s 100 meter went to Nongnuch Sanrat of Thailand clocking 11:68. "The photo finish however proved Serafi reached the finish line earlier," organizing committee chairman for athletics Sri Hastuti Merdiko said.

The bronze meanwhile went to Vu Thi Huong of Vietnam finishing in 11 minutes 73 seconds.

The silver medal for men`s 100 meter was taken by Ee Yeo Foo from Singapore finishing in 10 minutes 46 seconds while the bronze went to Wachara Sondee of Thailand clocking 10:47.

Indonesia also won a silver medal from women`s hammer throw after Rose Herlinda Inggriana finished second with a throw of 51.96 meter.

The first place was taken by Malaysian Tan Song Hwa (55.15 meter) while the bronze went to Loralie Semona from the Philippines throwing as far as 49.69 meter.


Editor: Suryanto
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