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๐€๐“ ๐€ ๐†๐‹๐€๐๐‚๐„: ๐…๐ˆ๐‹๐ˆ๐๐ˆ๐๐Ž ๐€๐“๐‡๐‹๐„๐“๐„๐’โ€™ ๐…๐„๐€๐“๐’ ๐€๐“ ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ๐๐ƒ ๐’๐„๐€ ๐†๐€๐Œ๐„๐’




๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ-๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐Œ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐๐š๐ฅ๐ž๐
Gymnast Carlos Yulo is considered as the best-performing Filipino athlete for this edition of the games aft er bagging two golds and two silvers. Veteran swimmer Jasmine Alkhaldi was the most bemedalled Filipino athlete, with four silvers and three bronzes.

๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐‘๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ฌ
Tokyo Olympian Elreen Ando erased three records in weightliftingโ€™s 59 kg class enroute to capturing the gold. She set new marks of 98 kgs in snatch and 118 kgs in clean and jerk, for a new total record of 216 kgs.

Precious Cabuya reset the world record for the obstacle course racing (OCR) 100-meter womenโ€™s individual race not just once, but twice. She clocked 33.1278 seconds in the elimination round to better the erstwhile record of 35.42 seconds held by compatriot Kaizen dela Serna. Cabuya further improved on this with a 32.73-second golden performance during the final.

Jaymark Rodelasโ€™ 25.0921-second performance shattered his old world record of 26.42 seconds for OCR 100-met er menโ€™s individual competition during the elimination rounds. He eventually bagged the gold medal.

Ernest John Obiena not only claimed his third straight SEA Games gold medal but also set a new menโ€™s pole vault meet record of 5.65 meters. The previous standard was 5.46 meters, which he himself set in Vietnam last year.

Seventeen-year-old swimming prodigy Teia Isabella Salvino bagged the 100m back stroke title with a sensational time of 1:01:64. This sunk the previous SEA Games record of 1:01:89 set by Nguyen Thi Anj Vien in 2017.

Xiandi Chua shattered the womenโ€™s 200m back stroke SEA Games standard of 2:13.64 by clocking in at 2:13.20. By breaking the six-year-old record held by Nguyen Thi Anh Vien, she also dethroned defending champion and compatriot Chloe Isleta.

๐‘๐ž๐œ๐ฅ๐š๐ข๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐“๐ก๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ž
The Gilas Pilipinas Redeem Team successfully reclaimed the SEA Games basketball gold medal against a heavily reinforced Cambodian team. The latest Gilas iteration completed its redemption mission, successfully making up for the national teamโ€™s failure to defend the crown in last yearโ€™s games.

๐Š๐ž๐ž๐ฉ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ค๐ฌ ๐€๐ฅ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž
Athletics champ Eric Cray captured his sixth consecutive 400 meter hurdles gold, keeping his winning streak since his 2013 SEA Games debut. The victory brought his SEA Games gold medal tally to eight.
Esports team Sibol gave the Philippines its third consecutive gold in the Mobile Legends: B ang Bang competition. The country won the inaugur al tournament in 2019, and again prevailed last year.
Taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa claimed his third straight SEA Games gold medal by dominating his Thai opponent in the -54k g. final. The 24-year-old also won the gold in the same division in his first SEA Games stint in 2019 and repeated last year.

๐Ž๐ฎ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‘๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ซ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ, ๐Ž๐ง๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐จ๐๐ข๐ฎ๐ฆ
Retired wrestler Maria Cristina Vergara returned to active competition for this yearโ€™s games, eventually capturing the gold in the womenโ€™s 65k g freestyle event. This is her third gold medal, having won the 59kg gold in the inaugur al competition 20 years ago and repeating in 2005. She retired after a bronze medal finish in 2007 and later on joined the national team coaching staff. The 44-year-oldโ€™s latest triumph came an hour aft er her 18-year-old daughter Cathlyn captured the bronze in the 59k g division.

Winning by a Hairline
The menโ€™s 4x400 met er relay team claimed the gold by a hairline, defeating the Thai quartet by just 0.01 of a second. Clint on Bautista, Michael del Prado, and Umajesty Williams registered 3:07.22,, barely ahead of the Thais who clocked 3:07.23.

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