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Rayna makes clean sweep of individual events
Published on: Friday, September 14, 2018

Ipoh: Federal Territory rhythmic gymnast, Rayna Hoh Khai Ling was in a class of her own when she swept all four individual events at the 19th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Perak here, Thursday.

Rayna Hoh bagged the clubs event gold with 13.600 points to beat teammate, Iman Alisha Fakhri Yassin who settled for the silver medal with 12.900 points and Selangor's Lai Yun Jo took the bronze medal with 11.200 points.

Rayna Hoh who will be participating in the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, next month was also victorious in the ribbon event after scoring 12.600 points while another Federal Territory gymnast Jingle Shak Qi (11.000) took the silver and the bronze went to Perak's Lok Mei Hui who garnered 10.350 points.

"I am very happy in my last Sukma after contributing five gold medals to the contingent. I hope Federal Territory will continue to shine in future Sukma," she said after the prize presentation at Indera Mulia Stadium here, Thursday.

Rayna Hoh said she hoped her success her would boost her confidence in Argentina and she would work hard to be selected for the SEA Games in Philippines next year.

In the ball routine, Rayna Hoh scored 15.300 points while her fellow athlete Ng Joe Ee was placed second for the silver with 13.450 points and Lai Yun Jo of Selangor took the bronze with 13.300 points.

Rayna raked in her the fourth gold in the hoop event with 15.300 points to defeat her challenger Iris Hoo Xin En of Perak who won the silver with 11.450 points while Iman Alisha bagged the bronze medal with 11.350 points.

On Wednesday, Rayna Hoh and teammates delivered a gold medal in the all-round team event.

Thursday was the last day of competition for rhythmic gymnastics in which Federal Territory made a clean sweep of five gold medals. – Bernama


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