Clarence Chew wins 3 gold medals at the Southeast Asian Table Tennis Championships in Thailand
He won a gold medal in all of his events.
Singapore national team paddler Clarence Chew won three gold medals at the recently concluded Southeast Asian (SEA) Table Tennis Championships in Bangkok, Thailand.
The tournament commenced last Thursday (Jun 23), and the 26-year-old’s first gold medal came when he partnered teammate Zeng Jian to defeat Thailand’s Phakpoom and Orawan 3-2 in the mixed doubles category.
He also clinched the men’s doubles gold medal with Ethan Poh as the duo notched a 3-2 win over fellow countrymen Pang Koen and Izaac Quek, who took home the silver medal.
On Tuesday (Jun 28), he defeated Vietnam’s Nguyen Anh Tu 3-2 in the singles category for his third gold medal.
Team Singapore finished with a total of three gold, two silver and six bronze medals at the tournament.
The South East Asian Table Tennis Championships is a biennial tournament organised by the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) and South East Asian Table Tennis Association (SEATT).
Singapore is currently the most successful country in the history of the tournament, having won more medals than any country since its first edition in 1998.