Singaporean shuttler Loh Kean Yew has won silver at the 31st SEA Games, after losing in the finals to Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn on May 22.
Loh took a 10-6 lead in the first match but eventually lost 13-21, 13-21 to his Thai opponent.
This is Loh’s second consecutive SEA Games silver medal.
Won bronze in men’s doubles
Loh had previously beat Nguyen Tien Minh from Vietnam on May 21 in the men’s singles semi-finals, with a score of 21-15, 10-21, 23-21.
As for Kunlavut, he beat Singapore’s Jason Teh in the semi-finals with a score of 21-11, 21-12.
Loh also won a bronze with Terry Hee in the men’s doubles category.
They lost to Indonesian players Yeremia Rambitan and Pramudya Kusumawardana, after three rounds with a score of 21-15, 17-21 and 19-21.
CNA reported that the last time Singapore reached the finals for this category in the SEA Games was in 2007 when Hendra Wijaya and Hendri Saputra claimed silver.
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