runner-up

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Synonyms for runner-up

the competitor who finishes second

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In the women's singles category Estrelita Tongio (Philippines) was the winner with Nashiroh Ishaq (Indonesia) 1st runner up and Hamsa Hisham Al Khaldi (Malaysia) as the 2nd runner up.
In the open or mixed doubles category Suprijadi and Gugun Gunawan (Indonesia) were declared champion, while Doan Kien Trung and Le Van Hoan (Vietnam) took the 1st runner up and Winston Dean Almeda and Roger Bunao (Philippines) 2nd runner up.
On the strength of its victories in the men's singles and mixed-doubles categories and 1st runner up finish in the women's singles category Indonesia emerged as the best team and champion of the ASEAN mission's tournament.