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Incheon Daily: Day 8 Sports Round Up

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Team Singapore's Jonathan Woo tees off from the green during the Men's Individual Round 3 (Photo by Sport Singapore)


Team Singapore’s men’s team are tied in seventh position, out of 19 teams, with a total score of 640 after two rounds – their competition will continue on Sunday. In the Men's Individual, after three of four rounds, Singaporeans Marc Ong and Johnson Poh are tied for 18th position with a total score of 214 (-2 par) while compatriot Gregory Raymond Foo is tied for 25th position with a total score of 215 (-1 par). Jonathan Woo is tied for 30th position with a total score of 218 (+2 par).


The Team Singapore Men’s Table Tennis team of Gao Ning, Li Hu and Clarence Chew Zhe Yu easily beat Laos 3-0 in their Preliminary match on Wednesday at the Suwon Gymnasium. Their next match will be a tough chellenge against China on Sunday. In Women's Team action, the trio of Feng Tianwei, Lin Ye and Zhou Yihan defeated Chinese Taipei 3-2. Their next match will be against Thailand on Sunday.


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Team Singapore’s Mervyn Toh Yingjie (front) in action (Photo by Jaewon Lee / Sport Singapore)



Meanwhile, at the Hanam Misari Canoeing and Kayaking Centre, Team Singapore's canoeists all qualified for the next round of competitions in their respective events.

Lucas Teo finished seventh in a field of 14 athletes with a timing of 4:05.454 during the Canoe Sprint, Kayak Single (K1) 1000m Men's Heats. Bill Lee and Brandon Ooi came in 12th out of 13 pairs with a timing of 3:50.031 at the Canoe Sprint, Kayak Double (K2) 1000m Men's Heats. In the Canoe Sprint, Kayak Four (K4) 1000m Men's Heats, Tay Zi Liang and his teammates Lee, Ooi and Teo finished 7th out of 12 teams with a timing of 3:11.885. Mervyn Toh finished fourth in his Canoe Sprint, Kayak Single (K1) 200m Men's Heats. Toh, together with teammate Muhammad Syaheenul, finished seventh out of 15 competitors in the Kayak Double 200m Heats with a time of 32.394.

In women's canoeing action, Geraldine Lee Wei Ling clocked a timing of 2:04.627 to finish eighth out of 12 athletes in the Canoe Sprint, Kayak Single (K1) 500m Women's event. Sarah Chen, who competed in the Canoe Sprint, Kayak Single (K1) 200m Women's event, finished 8th out of 13 athletes with a time of 43.59 seconds. Canoe Sprint, Kayak ouble (K2) 500m Women Heats Stephenie Chen Jiexian and Suzanne Seah finished 6th out of 11 pairs with a timing of 1:49.399. They will advance to the semifinals on Sunday.



Team Singapore are well placed for a medal push in the Men’s Trios after the first block, with the team of Keith Saw, Ng Chiew Pang and Lim Chia Loong in fourth place with a total pinfall of 1850. Lim was top scorer with 639 points while Ng produced the top-scoring game of the day with 279 pinfalls in the second game.

The Women's Trios team also occupy fourth spot after three of their six games. The trio of Daphne Tan, Joey Yeo and Shayna Ng produced a total pinfall of 1864 while the team of Cherie Tan, New Hui Fen and Jazreel Tan are also in contention in sixth place with a total pinfall of 1856. Cherie Tan, who scored 681 points, was the top scoring Singaporean woman in Saturday’s action.

Both Men’s and Women’s teams will play the second block on Sunday.

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