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SG Daily: Four Golds for Singapore's Sailing Stars

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SG Daily: Four Golds for Singapore's Sailing Stars

10 June, 2015   Simon Evans

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Team Singapore's Colin Cheng Xinru in action (Photo Credit: Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee / Action Images via Reuters)

 

Singapore’s sailing team came into these SEA Games with hopes of glory and they delivered by picking up four gold medals on Tuesday.

Colin Cheng, 25, won the men's Laser Standard event after starting the medal race with an eight point lead over Malaysia's Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy. Cheng then finished the medal race in first place.

Cheng’s success is no surprise - he has three Asian Games medals and competed in the 2012 London Olympics but this is his first appearance in a SEA Games.

The second gold for Singapore’s sailors on Tuesday came from Bernie Chin in the Men's Under-19 Laser Radial.

He finished first in the medal race having gone into the decisive phase with a five-point lead over Thailand's Apiwat Sringam.

 

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Team Singapore's Jovina Choo Bei Fen, Terena Lam Peiyi, Dawn Liu Xiaodan and Daniella Ng Hui Min celebrate winning the gold medal (Photo Credit: Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee / Action Images via Reuters)

 

Team Singapore’s men’s keelboat fleet of Stanley Chan, Anthony Kiong and Colin Ng pipped the Team Philippines to the title.

The women's keelboat fleet racing quartet of Jovina Choo, Terena Lam, Dawn Liu & Daniella Ng then wrapped up a memorable day with Singapore Sailing’s fourth gold medal.

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