Vietnamese swimmer smashes SEA Games record

HANOI --- Swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang starred again for Vietnam on Thursday by winning gold and setting a new SEA Games record at the New Clark City Aquatic Centre. Hoang smashed the field in the men's 1,500m freestyle in a time of 14min 58.14sec, more than 17 seconds ahead of Aflah Fadlan Prawira of Indonesia and his Vietnamese compatriot Nguyn Hu Kim Sn, who finished in 15:18.87. Hong smashed the old record of 15:20.10 he set two years ago in Malaysia. He also reached the Olympic A standard time of 15:00.99 to earn a berth to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next year. Hong has also qualified for 800m freestyle at the World Championships in South Korea in October. "Breakin...Keep on reading: Vietnamese swimmer smashes SEA Games record

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