PHUKET, THAILAND – Thanyapura’s top swimmers triumphed at the Southeast Asian Games, winning a bounty of silver medals and breaking three Thai National Records.
Peerapat Lertsathapornsuk (Garfield), Patarawadee Kittiya (Ploy), Kornkanjana Sapianchai (Golf) and Tanakrit Kittiya (Nok) competed in ten races at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore last week.
Both Ploy and Golf returned home to Phuket with two silver medals each, after helping to break the Thai National Records in the 4x200m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle and 4x100m Individual Medley.
Swimmer Garfield, who has a wildcard to the Rio Olympics 2016, won his individual heat for the 1500m freestyle by more than 20 metres. Meanwhile Thanyapura swimming sponsor Nok swam well in the 200m freestyle and came in fifth place in the 1500m freestyle.
Head of Aquatics Miguel Lopez said: “The week was phenomenal. We returned to Phuket with four silver medals, three national record times and a handful of personal bests.”