Time on Jayden’s side as he hopes to snap Vietnam’s dominance in SEA Games


Unstoppable: Jayden Tan in action during the 400m freestyle event of the Malaysia Open at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil. — SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Jayden Tan, fresh from clinching his first victory at the Malaysian Open swimming championships, has set his sights on snapping Vietnam’s dominance in the individual medley discipline at the Thailand SEA Games next year.

The 20-year-old stamped his mark as the second best middle and long distance swimmer in the country after SEA Games champion Khiew Hoe Yean by winning the men’s 400m freestyle event at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

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