Keeping title the hard way

The Singapore Paddle Club boat coming in at 2:38.645 for a massive gap of over six seconds to retain their Premier Women title on the first day of the DBS Marina Regatta.
The Singapore Paddle Club boat coming in at 2:38.645 for a massive gap of over six seconds to retain their Premier Women title on the first day of the DBS Marina Regatta.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

The dragon boaters from the Singapore Paddle Club (SPC) literally had to work twice as hard to retain their Premier Women title at the DBS Marina Regatta yesterday.

After a collision when their competitors from the German Dragons Singapore entered their lane, SPC finished third and were given the option of a time trial or re-doing the race with the other teams.

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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 'Keeping title the hard way'. Print Edition | Subscribe