Mok pulls out of marathon
Gold, and freedom
Wallace's stirring effort claims another swim win for hosts
Swim coach Turner gives Commonwealth Games team solid report card
Singapore head coach Turner upbeat over team's performance at halfway mark of competition
He made a splash in the men's 50m butterfly event at the Commonwealth Games in Galsgow, Scotland, matching the Asian mark and breaking the national record with a time of 23.43 seconds in his heat. Joseph Schooling also set a new national record when he swam the first leg of the men's 4x100m freestyle, clocking a time of 50.24sec to break Danny Yeo's previous mark of 50.51 set last year. The Singapore quartet also set a new national record for the event with a time of 3:20.98sec. At the halfway stage of the swimming competition at the Glasgow Games, Singapore national coach Ian Turner described the performance of the swimming team as "solid". Speaking to The New Paper yesterday, Turner said: "There are several highs - Joseph's 50m butterfly final, his 200m fly final and the relay teams making the finals as well. "Everyone's been solid so far." Read the full report in our print edition on July 27. Subscribe to The New Paper, now available in print and digital, at http://bit.ly/tnpeshop.
Female paddlers go for gold
Singapore shooters come up short in Glasgow
Defending champion Ser and 14-year-old Veloso miss out on medals
The Barry Buddon Shooting Centre witnessed the Republic’s first gold medal of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Friday, with Teo Shun Xie coming from behind to win the women’s 10-metre air pistol event.
There was the promise of more joy there yesterday, but there was to be no heroics.
Indeed, Singapore’s shooters ended the day with a whimper.
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