SEA Games: Chloe Isleta, Jessica Geriane 100m Backstroke Get Podium

Jessica Jerian and Chloe Islet are celebrating their podium finishing.  Lailani Velasco / Philippine Swimming Inc.

Jessica Jerian and Chloe Islet are celebrating their podium finishing. Lailani Velasco / Philippine Swimming Inc.

MANILA, Philippines – Chloe Isletta and Jessica Gerian added two more medals to Philippine swimming after finishing silver-bronze in the women’s 100m backstroke event at the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam on Tuesday.

Isletta, who delivered the groundbreaking gold in the 200-meter backstroke on Monday, beat Indonesia’s Flarin Kandria Onomiharjo for the silver medal in the 1: 03.780 minute, who won the gold in swimming at 1: 03.360.

In the women’s 50m backstroke, silver medalist Xerian finished third for bronze with a time of 1: 03.860.

Meanwhile, Miranda Raina set a new Philippine record in the women’s 50m butterfly with a time of 26.99 in the final but missed the podium for a short time.

Rainer won bronze in the women’s 100m freestyle over the weekend.

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