Team Singapore

Two injured Singapore athletes pull out

Singapore shooter Hoong Shixiang has withdrawn from the Asian Games, after suffering from appendicitis in Incheon, South Korea.

He underwent a successful surgery on Monday at the Gachon University Gil Hospital, and is resting well under observation .

Originally scheduled to compete in the men's 10m air pistol and 50m free pistol events, he will be accompanied home on Saturday by his mother.

Judoka Ang Xuan Yi has also withdrawn from the Sept 19-Oct 4 Games after tearing a ligament in her ankle in Singapore. She was scheduled to compete in the women's under-57kg category event.