She broke her ankle but when duty called, Annabel Pennefather still answered

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The opening of the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup back in 2009 was one of the highlights of the local sporting calendar.

But there was just one hitch ahead of the opening ceremony, which was due to be televised globally on ESPN no less: Singapore Hockey Federation chief Annabel Pennefather, who was due to give the opening address, had broken her right ankle the day before.

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