Malaysia won its third gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Esports Championships to take home the honour as the best performing country in Birmingham.
The team of William "MangO" Yeoh, Denise "Wonder'boy" Danial Abdullah, Chung "Ws`" Wei Shen, Ahmad "Ahyad" Ayhad Husam, Pang "ponyo" Sze Xuan, and Yong "LOyd" Bing Jie beat England 2-1 in the Dota 2 (Open) Grand Final at the International Convention Centre on Sunday.
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It came after Malaysia also won the eFootball and Dota 2 (Women) Grand Finals a day earlier.
With three gold medals, they finished top of the medal standings ahead of the likes of host nation England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who got gold medal finishes through eFootball (Women) and Rocket League (Open & Women).
The Commonwealth Esports Championship was an international event held between national teams during the 2022 Commonwealth Games, supported by the Commonwealth Games Federation.
What a fantastic time at #CEC2022, as all the athletes fought to bring glory to their teams and countries. ?— Global Esports Federation (@GE_Federation) August 7, 2022
Here is the overall #esports medal count of all the teams across both days. ???
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