Asian Para Games: Aishah to keep her focus and aim for the stars

Para swimmer Sophie Soon is part of the final group of Singapore's 44-strong contingent to leave for the Asian Para Games yesterday.
Para swimmer Sophie Soon is part of the final group of Singapore's 44-strong contingent to leave for the Asian Para Games yesterday.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

Pasted on Aishah Samad's shooting table is the phrase "I can and I will succeed". It is a reminder for the shooter, who left for the Asian Para Games in Indonesia yesterday, to keep calm and stay focused.

The 46-year-old has been working on her mental training ahead of the Oct 6-13 Games as she told The Straits Times: "I'm okay with the practical (aspect) but, mentally, I'm not that strong.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 05, 2018, with the headline 'Aishah to keep her focus and aim for the stars'. Print Edition | Subscribe