Jayden splashes to surprise win over Sebastian


Gold medal Sarawak Puong Wei Hii at Men 100 LC meter Breaststroke during the final of the event at the National Aquatic Bukit Jalil. KAMARUL ARIFFIN/The Star.

JAYDEN Tan sprang an upset by beating Bukit Jalil-based Sebastian Soon to claim his first Malaysia Games (Sukma) gold medal as the swimming competition got under way at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil.

The 18-year-old powered to victory in the men’s 400m individual medley in 4:28.22 ahead of fellow Federal Territories teammate Sebastian.

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