SEA Games in 2022: Day six 18 May as happened, 16-year-old Thai sensation Puribol Boonson blazes to men's 100m gold, Filipina Kayla Richardson wins women's 100m

South East Asian Games Day 6, Wednesday 18 May features women's football semi-finals, men's and women's track 100m and much more. Get live updates, results, schedules, previews and live streams here.

By Ken Browne

Day six of the SEA Games 2021 (Postponed to 2022) is done and here's how it happened.

Scroll down for results, highlights and the biggest stories of the day.


SEA Games 2022 Live Streams: Day 6

Here's the official event YouTube page, keep an eye here for streams of different events throughout the day, Right now Vietnam's women are playing the football semi-final.

You might be able to relive the action from these live streams earlier:

Athletics (Track and field), table tennis, judo and rhythmic gymnastics.

9:30pm - Women's football semi-final result: Vietnam 1-0 Myanmar

Vietnam are through to the women's football final after they defeated Myanmar by a single goal.

Huynh Nhu was the hero for the hosts, scoring in the 28th minute to secure safe passage to the final.

Vietnam will now face Thailand in the gold medal final and Myanmar/Philippines will play off for bronze.

9pm - Badminton: Thailand seal team double as men win gold

Thailand's men followed the women to the top of the badminton team competition defeating Malaysia 3-0.

8:45pm - Swimming: Singapore's Gan Ching Hwee scores fourth gold in fourth event

4/4 for Singapore's unstoppable Gan Ching Hwee as she cruised to victory in the women’s 1,500m freestyle at the My Dinh Water Sports Palace.

Gan clocked a time of 16:36.73 to claim gold, adding a fourth to the stack after wins in the 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle earlier in the Games.

8:30pm - Swimming results

Another busy evening in the pool tonight, highlights included Indonesia's Jenjira Srisa-Ard seizing in the women's 50m free and Vietnam's Pham Thanh Bao claimed men's 50 breaststroke gold.

7pm - Joseph Schooling says decision imminent on retirement

The end of the road for Singapore's first ever gold medallist?

Click the link in the Tweet below for the full story...

6:30pm - Philippines Kayla Richardson wins women's 100m

Kayla Richardson scorched to gold in the women’s 100m clocking 11.6 seconds, beating Singapore’s Veronica Shanti Pereira (11.62) and Thailand’s Supanich Poolkerd (11.66).

It's Richardson's second medal after she won bronze in the women’s 200m.

6pm - 16-year-old Thai Wonderkid wins men's 100m

He's just 16, but he's already on top of a SEA Games podium.

Thai sprinter Puribol Boonson blazed to victory in 10.44s, his compatriot Soraoat Dapbang close behind in 10.560, and Singapore's Marc Brian Louis takes home bronze after he clocked 10.560.

5:30pm - Women's football: Thailand 3-0 Philippines

An injury time goal puts it out of any doubt, Thailand defeat the Philippines and go through to the final, Philippines will play for bronze.

5:15pm - Shooting gold for Singapore

Xiu Hong Teh is on target in the Women's 25m Sports Pistol taking gold, it's silver for Malaysia's Alia Sazana Azahar, and Tanyaporn Prucksakorn from Thailand bags bronze.

It's Singapore's first shooting gold since 2017!

5pm - Badminton: SEA Games Thailand - Malaysia men's team final schedule, times and running order

Here's a schedule for the men's team final between Malaysia and Thailand below.

Starts at 6pm.

4:45pm - Badminton: Thailand win women's team event

Thailand defeat Indonesia 3-0 in the women's team event to win gold, Indonesia take home silver, while Vietnam and Singapore share the bronze medal step on the podium.

4:30pm - Athletics: Malaysian hope disqualified from 100m race

They call him the 'Malaysian Bolt' but he came out of the gates too fast and was disqualified.

Distraught and in disbelief, he was led away as his rival and young Thai sensation Puripol Boonson qualified in top two or three.

Times coming soon.

Here's a live stream.

4pm - Women's football: Goal! Thailand 1-0 Philippines

Thailand open the scoring the semi-final, a long looping cross falls perfectly for Intamee in the 22nd minute, she composes herself and slots it home to put Thailand a goal to the good.

Stream the match right here.

3:30pm - SEA Games women's football semi-final live stream: Thailand - Philippines

Thailand-Philippines is streaming live right here.


3pm - Golf: Malaysia win men's team even, Thailand triumph in women's

Malaysia and Thailand faced off in both the men's and the women's team golf event and shared a gold each, Malaysia's men winning 2-1 and Thailand's women taking it 1.5 to 0.5.

Indonesia's men defeated Singapore 2-1 to earn men's bronze and women's bronze went to the Philippines after they overcame Singapore.

2:45pm - 2022 SEA Games Greco-Roman wrestling results

Vietnam swept up on Greco-Roman wrestling medals day winning six of six gold medal finals.

Bui Tien Hai set their hosts on a path paved with gold winning the first category (60kg) convincingly against Laos' Khamlar Salavong.

By the time the final heavyweight (130kg) class came around Vietnam had won 5/6 and Ha Van Hieu crowned a dominant day on the mat.

Today women's wrestling will see six new champions.

2pm - Women's volleyball: Thailand-Malaysia

Unbeaten Thailand (3/3) take on a Malaysia in search of their first win here in Hanoi.

You can live stream it here.

2:30pm - Canoe/Kayak: Gold for Singapore's Guang Yi Lucas Teo

There are four medal finals in canoe/Kayak today, and Singapore's Guang Yi Lucas Teo has won the men's 1000m single in 3:51.5.

Indonesia's Maizir Riyonda secured silver in 3:56.40, and bronze belongs to Methasit Sitthipharat in 3:58.3.

2:15pm - Men's Volleyball: Thailand survive Cambodia charge

Thailand keep their 100% record going but have to bring their A game against a very impressive Cambodia.

The 'Angkor Warriors' took the Thais to the brink in a pulsating 5-setter, the Elephants emerging with a hard-fought win: 22-25, 20-25, 25-22, 25-20, 15-11.

Cambodia will still qualify for the semi-finals after their victory over the Philippines where they'll take on a strong Indonesia side that topped Group A.

Thailand, who win Group B, will face Vietnam or Myanmar, they play at 5pm today to decide the final semi-final spot.

2pm - Badminton: Pornpawee Chochuwong defeats Putri KW

Thai women take the lead in the women's team final with World No.10 Pornpawee Chochuwong defeating Indonesian teenager Putri KW 21-16, 22-20.

Women's doubles is up next with Indonesian Olympic champ Apriyani Rahayu and Siti Ramadhanti taking on Thailand's Jongkolphan Kititharakul / Rawinda Prajongjai.

See live stream above.

1pm - Badminton: Women's team final: Indonesia v Thailand

Game on in the women's final, see the live stream above.

12pm - Archery: Philippines win women's recurve team event

Team Philippines claim gold in the women's team recurve event defeating host Vietnam 5-4 in the finals.

11am - Vietnam dominate Esports medals

The hosts have been on it in Esports, Phan Van Dong won the PUBG mobile individual gold medal yesterday.

The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang competition is streaming right now here.

10am - Men's 100m preview: Malaysian 'Bolt' vs. 'Thai Wonderkid'

Later today starting 4pm we'll see one of track's main events with the men's and women's 100m.

In the men's the hype is all about 18-year-old Muhammad Azeem they call the 'Malaysian Bolt', and 16-year-old sensation Puripol Boonson from Thailand who's already breaking records at 16 years of age.

Puripol has caused a scene here in Hanoi by winning the men's 200m on Saturday, smashing the SEA Games record twice on his way.

He ran 20.41 in the heats, then clocked 20.37 to win the final.

But Malaysia's Azeem welcomes the challenge from the 16-year-old saying: "I thought I was going to be the youngest at the SEA Games, but then he showed up. Honestly, we all know he's a very talented and young athlete, but that will be a good challenge for me.

"He is really fast but to win this 100m event anything can happen. In less that ten seconds we can see all sorts of things happen, so the best man wins.

9:30am - Rhythmic gymnastics begins

Rhythmic gymnastics begins today with the women's team and individual all-around, watch it right here on this live stream.

9am - Tennis: Women's singles quarter-finals

Women's singles quarter-finals happen this morning, there was a good start for the Philippines' 16-year-old sensation Alex Eala yesterday who trains at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Spain.

We'll also see men's singles, double's, and mixed doubles today, here's a live stream.

8:30am - Golf: Men's and women's team finals underway

It's Thailand vs. Malaysia in both teams gold medal finals today.

Men's individual champ Ervin Chang is playing for Malaysia, you can live stream it here.

8am - Day 6 Preview and schedule

Headlining today's action is Indonesia's Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medallist Apriyani Rahayu.

She was back from injury and in action yesterday looking as good as new as she breezed through a doubles victory that helped take Indonesia to the final of the women's team event.

The women's final - Indonesia-Thailand - begins at 1pm, and the men's which features Malaysia and Thailand is at 6pm.

The women's football semi-finals are as follows:

Thailand - Philippines (4pm)
Vietnam - Myanmar (7pm)

Swimming finals start at 6pm, and the men's and women's track 100m happen today, men's heats begin at 4pm and the women's 100m final fires the starting gun at 4:20pm.

In the men's 100m look out for the battle between Malaysia's 'Bolt' Muhammad Azeem (18) and the 'Thai Wonderkid' Puripol Boonson.

8:30am - What's happening today at the 2022 SEA Games?


Here are a few medal highlights from today's schedule:

Wednesday 18

  • 6 swimming medals including women’s 1500m free, 50m free, 400m IM and men’s 50m breast, 200m free, 200m IM.
  • 5 archery medals
  • 7 athletics medals including men’s and women's 100m, high jump, and women’s 100m, javelin, and 10000m
  • 2 medals in fencing, final day
  • Golf men’s and women’s team medals day
  • 2 medals in judo, 2 in karate
  • 6 medals in Women’s wrestling


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