Hoe Yean ends campaign in Gold Coast with another national record


Great job: Khiew Hoe Yean clocked 8:01.30s to finish sixth, improving on his previous national mark of 8:02.78s which he posted two months ago.

PETALING JAYA: National swimmer Khiew Hoe Yean continued with his fine form at the Australian Open as he smashed his national record in the men’s 800m freestyle event in Gold Coast.

The 21-year-old Paris Olympics hopeful clocked 8:01.30s to finish sixth, improving on his previous national mark of 8:02.78s which he posted at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar, two months ago.

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