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Published: Monday December 9, 2013 MYT 1:10:00 PM
Updated: Monday December 9, 2013 MYT 6:19:49 PM

Eyin makes it the 1,000th gold for Malaysia

Golden girl. Wushu exponent Phoon Eyin shows off her gold medal, the 1000th for Malaysia in SEA Games history, which she won in the Qiangshu event on Monday. - The STAR

Golden girl. Wushu exponent Phoon Eyin shows off her gold medal, the 1000th for Malaysia in SEA Games history, which she won in the Qiangshu event on Monday. - The STAR

NAYPYITAW: Wushu exponent Phoon Eyin claimed a surprise gold for Malaysia in the women's qiangshu event at the SEA Games on Monday.

The 17-year-old schoolgirl said, “I want women qiangshu to spark a big celebration for the Malaysian contingent at the Myanmar SEA Games in Naypyitaw.”

Eyin, making her debut, scored 9.67 to win the 1,000th gold medal for Malaysia in SEA Games history.

Vietnam's Duong Vi took silver with 9.59 while Thalia Lovita of Indonesia took the bronze with 9.40.

Tags / Keywords: SEA Games, wushu, Naypyitaw, Nyapidaw, Myanmar, Phoon Eyin, qiangshu, Malaysia

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