Asean Para Games: Syahidah Alim wins Singapore's first-ever archery gold medals

Singapore archers Syahidah Alim (left) and Robert Fuchs showing off their gold medals after winning the Archery Mixed Team Compound final on Dec 6, 2015. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
Singapore archer Syahidah Alim (centre) and teammate Robert Fuchs celebrating after they won the Archery Mixed Team Compound gold on Dec 6, 2015. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - National archer Syahidah Alim captured Singapore's first-ever Asean Para Games (APG) gold in the sport after she won the women's individual compound on Sunday.

The 30-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, beat Malaysian Nor Sa Adah 139-133 at the Kallang Cricket Field.

This is the first time that the Republic has fielded an archery team at the APG.

Syahidah then paired up with team-mate Robert Fuchs in the mixed team compound final and beat Malaysia for a second gold for the home side.

They scored 147 against the 144 by the Malaysian team.

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