Yap Sean Yee

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Yap Sean Yee athletics
nation MalaysiaMalaysia Malaysia
birthday 5th January 1995 (age 25)
discipline high jump
Best performance 1.83 m Sport records icon NR.svg
status active
Medal table
Southeast Asian Games 1 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
Southeast Asian Games logo Southeast Asian Games
bronze Kuala Lumpur 2017 1.83 m
gold Capas 2019 1.81 m
last change: June 30, 2020

Yap Sean Yee (born January 5, 1995 ) is a Malaysian high jumper .

Athletic career

Yap Sean Yee gained her first international experience in 2013 when she finished fourth at the Southeast Asian Games in Naypyidaw with a skipped 1.70 m. The following year she reached fourth place at the Junior Asian Championships in Taipei with 1.72 m and then retired from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with 1.71 m in qualification. In 2015 she finished fifth at the Asian Championships in Wuhan with a height of 1.70 m and then she was at the Southeast Asian Games in Singaporesixth with 1.74 m. In 2016, she set a new indoor record at the Asian Indoor Championships in Doha with 1.70 m and thus achieved ninth place. The following year she was sixth at the Asian Championships in Bhubaneswar with 1.75 m, as well as at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku with a skipped 1.70 m. She then improved the national record to 1.83 m at the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur and won the bronze medal behind the Singaporean Michelle Suat Li and Dương Thị Việt Anh from Vietnam. Two years later she won the Southeast Asian Games in Capas with 1.81 m.

In 2012, Yap became the Malaysian high jump champion.

Personal best

  • High jump (open air): 1.83 m, August 24, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur ( Malaysian record )
    • High jump (hall): 1.70 m, February 21, 2016 in Doha ( Singaporean record )

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