Thailand nets two gold in X-Sport 2007-10-28  MAIGOC

Thailand emerged as the winner in the second day of X-Sports event, netting two gold medals out of the three disciplines.

At Macau University of Science and Technology Pavilion, Thailand athletes Tassorn Jeerasak and Iamsa-Ard Prachaya showed superb balance and control in Inline Stunt’s Park Best Technique and BMX Freestyle’s Big Air competitions and put two gold medals in Thailand’s pocket.

Chinese athlete Che Lin prevented Thailand to a clean sweep by edging out Eksirasuwan Weerayut to the second place in Skateboard’s Park Best Technical, adding a gold medal to China's account, which topped the table with seven gold.

Che Lin is hopeful of getting the second gold medal in today's Skateboard - Park final, as he scored the highest mark in the preliminary yesterday with 81 points, leading the list with a 0.5 point advantage over Indonesian athlete Darmawan Putu Yogi.

Macao athlete Luciano Castiho Lameiras went through the preliminary as well and is to participate at today’s final at 17:00 at Macau University of Science and Technology Pavilion.

Today's finals of X-Sports events include Skateboard –BMX Freestyle - Park Final, at 1100; BMX Freestyle - Park Best Technical Final, at 1230; Inline Stunt - Park Final, at 1500; Park Final, at 1700; and Inline Stunt - Big Air Final, at 1900.

The First two rounds of preliminary of Electronic Sports staged at the Macao East Asian Games Dome. Athletes playing Need for Speed, NBA Live and FIFA 2007 fight for spaces of the final, which is scheduled on Tuesday.