Team Singapore's Goh Wan Qi (L) in action during the Women's Epee Quarter Finals (Photo by Sport Singapore)
Team Singapore gymnast Joey Tam finished sixth out of eight athletes with a score of 13.500 in the Women's Beam Final at the Namdong Gymnasium on Thursday. North Korea's Kim Unhyang won Gold with a score of 14.700, while Phan Thi Ha Thanh of Vietnam and Shang Chunsong took Silver and Bronze respectively.
Over at the Anyang Hogye Gymnasium, Team Singapore's bowlers were involved in Men's Doubles action, with Joel Tan and Lim Chia Loong combining to score a total of 2,422 pinfalls to finish eighth out of 50 squads (excluding two teams which were disqualified). Ng Chiew Pang and Javier Tan scored 2,321 pinfalls to finish 24th, and compatriots Keith Saw and Muhammad Jaris Goh came in 28th with 2,268 pinfalls. Teams from Japan swept Gold and Silver, while Indonesia finished third.
Team Singapore's Goh Wan Qi (L) in action during the Women's Epee Quarter Finals (Photo by Dyan Tjhia / Sport Singapore)
Team Singapore's Women's Fencing squad of Goh Wan Qi, Cheryl Lim, Victoria Lim and Elizabeth Lim faced off with a tough Chinese side in the quarterfinals of the Women's Epee Team event on Thursday and lost 22-45. In men's fencing action, Team Singapore's Foil team comprising Zhang Zhenggang, Joshua Lim, Wu Jie and Kevin Chan faced off against the host nation in the quarterfinal and lost 21-45.
Golfer Marc Ong shot a creditable two-under-par on the first day of the Men's Individual tournament at the Dream Park Country Club. Fellow Singaporean Johnson Poh posted the same result, while Gregory Foo made 71 shots and Jonathan Woo finished the day with 75 shots.
The quartet will continue with Round 2 on Friday morning. Pan Cheng Tsung of Chinese Taipei is the current leader with an impressive six-under-par 66. Team Singapore is tied for fifth spot in the team rankings with 211 points.
Team Singapore's Men's Hockey team were beaten by the seasoned Japanese team, losing 13-0 at the Seonhak Stadium.
Team Singapore's Aisah binte Mohamed R. Saiyidah in action during the Lightweight Women's Single Sculls Final (Photo by Vivek Prakash / Sport Singapore)
Team Singapore rower Saiyidah Aisyah Binte Mohamed Rafaee, who is taking part in her first Asian Games, missed out on a Bronze medal in the Rowing Lightweight Women's Single Sculls Finals, clocking a timing of 8:17.84. South Korea's Ji Yoojin took first place with a time of 8:01.00 while Lee Ka Man of Hong Kong and Soulmaz Abbasiazad of Iran finished second and third respectively.
Team Singapore sailors posted good results on the second day of sailing competitions at the 17th Asian Games, with Kimberly Lim and Savannah Siew finishing first out of six teams in the 420 Women's Two Person Dinghy event after five races. In the male category of the same event, also after five races, Loh Jia Yi and Jonathan Yeo finished third out of nine competitors with 14 points.
Over at the 29er Women's Two Person Dinghy race, Cecilia Low and Priscilia Low came in third after six races with 10 points, while Jodie Lai finished second in the Optimist Women's One Person Dinghy race. Team Singapore windsurfer Leonard Ong was sixth among nine athletes in the RS:X event with 32 points. Fellow windsurfer Audrey Yong made it to fourth place in the RS category, scoring 16 points. All sailing competitions resume on Friday morning.