Johorean makes heads turn with 100m breaststroke golden feat


One happy gal: Johor’s Tan Rou Xin biting her gold medal after winning the women’s 100m breaststroke event at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil. — KAMARUL ARIFFIN/The Star

TAN Rou Xin provided the answer as to who will assume the mantle currently occupied by two-time Olympian swimmer Phee Jinq En after splashing to gold in her Malaysia Games (Sukma) debut.

The 15-year-old Johorean won the women’s 100m breaststroke gold with 1:11.25 at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

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