MANILA – Philippine Navy (PN) athletes won the gold, silver, and bronze medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam, contributing to the country's medal tally in the sporting event.

In a statement Wednesday, PN spokesperson Commander Benjo Negranza said Apprentice Seaman (ASN) Clinton Kingsley Bautista bagged the gold medal at the men’s 110m hurdles event, setting a new national record of 17.98 seconds.

"Meanwhile, ASN Aries Toledo placed second in the men’s decathlon category, winning one of two silver medals earned by PN athletes in this year’s games," he added.

Apprentice Seaman Data Processing Technician Joanie Delgaco, placed second in the women’s rowing – single scull event.

"The Navy athlete scored two more bronze medals in the women’s lightweight quadruple sculls and the women’s open quadruple sculls categories," Negranza said.

Seaman 2nd Class Builder Roque L Abala Jr. and his teammates, also earned the bronze medal for men’s rowing – lightweight coxless four event.

In the men’s boxing, Seaman Second Class Ian Clark Bautista secured a bronze for the Philippines after defeating Singapore’s Mohamed Hanurdeen Bin Hamid in the bantamweight quarterfinals.

Hanoi serves as the host city of the 31st SEA Games, themed “Vì một Đông Nam Á mạnh mẽ hơn (For a Stronger Southeast Asia)”.

As of Tuesday, the Philippines has 31 gold, 35 silver, and 45 bronze medals, placing third behind the host nation Vietnam and Thailand in the overall medals tally.

The 31st SEA Games started May 12 and will end on the 23rd. (PNA)