Asiad para-cyclists moving into high gear

Para-cyclist Emily Lee and her sighted pilot Sarah Tan racing in tandem on the way to a bronze at yesterday's Singapore International Para-cycling Cup on Car-free Sunday. Being the first local race to be sanctioned by the UCI, participants could chal
Para-cyclist Emily Lee and her sighted pilot Sarah Tan racing in tandem on the way to a bronze at yesterday's Singapore International Para-cycling Cup on Car-free Sunday. Being the first local race to be sanctioned by the UCI, participants could chalk up points towards qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Tandem pairs win bronze medals at international event in S'pore

Para-cycling tandem pair Emily Lee and Sarah Tan were Singapore's most successful athletes at last year's Asean Para Games (APG) with five medals, and it is not difficult to see why.

When Lee was asked what she likes most about the sport, Tan chimed in first before the former gave the same answer a moment later.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 28, 2018, with the headline 'Asiad para-cyclists moving into high gear'. Print Edition | Subscribe