Team Singapore’s sailing team pose after the medal ceremony (Photo by Jaewon Lee / Sport Singapore)
Team Singapore bagged its third Gold medal in sailing on Wednesday when the J80 open match racing team of Maximilian Soh, Andrew Paul Chan, Russell Kan, Christopher Lim and Justin Wong won both their matches against South Korean. The sailors have enjoyed a highly successful campaign with a haul of three Gold, two Silver and two Bronze medals.
Myra Lee Jia Wen scored a total of 209.60 points in the Women's 1m Springboard competition and finished 9th out of 11 competitors. China’s Shi Tingmao won gold with a total of 308.45. In the Men's 1m Springboard event, Timothy Lee finished eighth out of 12 divers with a score of 293.90. He Chao and He Chong of China took Gold and Silver respectively, while Woo Haram of South Korea bagged Bronze.
Team Singapore's Timothy Lee in action during the Men's 1m Springboard Final (Photo by Vivek Prakash / Sport Singapore)
Jazreel Tan, now the most bemedalled Singaporean athlete at this year's Games, finished 12th out of 16 competitors with a pinfall of 1543 in the first block of the Women's Masters competition, while teammate Cherie Tan finished 15th with a pinfall of 1454. The second block for the women's competition will resume on Thursday morning. Over in the Men's Masters event, Lim Chia Loong finished 14th out of 16 competitors, scoring 1580 pinfalls. He will resume play in the second block on Thursday afternoon.
In men's singles action, Gao Ning beat Mongolia's Bilegt Batkhishig 4-0 and has advanced to the Round of 16 match on Thursday. Similarly, teammate Li Hu defeated Mongolia's Lkhagvasuren Enkhbat 4-0 and will advance as well.
Gao Ning and Li Hu later combined in the doubles to take on Chinese Taipei's Chiang Hung Chieh and Huang Sheng Sheng, beating the latter 3-1. They will now face Japan in the quarterfinal on Thursday. Team Singapore's Yang Zi and Chen Feng were also in action, losing 3-1 to North Korean pairing of Kim Hyokbong and Pak Sinhyok.
Team Singapore's women's doubles pairing of Lin Ye and Zhou Yihan lost 3-0 to China's pairing of Liu Shiwen and Wu Yang after a close contest.
Team Singapore's women's rugby players bounced back from their defeats to Japan and China to record a 22-0 win over Uzbekistan. The team will next play Malaysia on Thursday afternoon
in the 5th-8th place classification game.
Team Singapore's Annabelle Ng (bottom) in action during the Women's Kayak Single Qualification Heat 1 (Photo by Vivek Prakash / Sport Singapore)
In the Obstacle Slalom, Kayak Single Women’s Repechage, Annabelle Ng finished third in qualifying with a timing of 1:24.56 to qualify for the quarterfinals where she lost to Chinese Taipei with her time of 1:27.97. In the same event, Geraldine Lee finished sixth with a timing of 1:28.85 which was not enough for the 27-year-old Olympian to earn a place in the quarterfinals.
In the Canoe Obstacle Slalom, Kayak Single Men's Qualifying, Brandon Ooi finished 15th in the heats with a timing of 1:14.64, and in the round of Last 16, his time of 1:14.45 was insufficient for a sport in the quarterfinals. Muhammad Syaheenul Aiman Bin Nasiman finished in tenth place with a time of 1:26.02 and did not make it into the last 16.