S'PORE'S SYNCHRONISED SWIMMERS WINS 1ST EVER SEA GAMES GOLD MEDAL

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After tradition synchronised swimming powerhouse Malaysia finished second the team free routine final, Singaporeans were holding their breaths waiting anxiously for Singapore's results at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.

With a total score of 150.8445, Singapore managed to defeat reigning champion Malaysia who finished with a score of 146.5204 and won Singapore's first-ever SEA Games gold medal in the synchronised swimming.

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong described the stellar win as probably the best start to Singapore's SEA Games campaign ever.

When interviewed by the media, 19 year old team member Stephanie Chen described the victory as very memorable and that it held lots of meaning as the team had trained 2 years for this event.

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