Dato cops another silver, bronze in AUG swimming

ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 15, 2016 06:50 PM
Dato cops another silver, bronze in AUG swimming
Hannah Dato on Ateneo de Manila added another silver and bronze medal for Team UAAP-Philippines in swimming.

Tanker Hannah Dato continued to cop medals for Team UAAP-Philippines in the 18th ASEAN University Games at the OCBC Aquatic Centre in Singapore.

The Ateneo de Manila tanker pocketed her second silver medal after winning the women’s 200m. individual medley and adding another bronze in the 100m. butterfly event Friday.

Dato touched the wall with a 2:22.32 clocking behind Indonesian Dewi Ressa Kan (2:21.46) and ahead of third placer Malaysian Kong Chia Chia (2:22.94).

It is the back-to-back Most Valuable Player’s second silver after winning one the day before in the 50m. buttefly.

Dato jacked her bronze medal collection to four after a 1:02.42 finish in the 100m. fly behind top podium finisher Loy Boo Sin of Singapore (1:11.53) and Gustiamani Kh (1:04.86).   

The Palarong Pambansa product also finished third in the women’s 400m. individual medley, 100m. free style and 200m. butterfly in this biennial sport spectacle for student-athletes in the region.

Two years ago, Dato accounted for three of the country’s 10 gold medals in the Palembang, Indonesia edition. She also hauled two silver medals and a pair of bronze including one from 200m. butterfly. 

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