Olympics: Chef de mission Ben Tan believes S'pore sailors 'within striking distance' of medal

Singaporean sailors Kimberly Lim (left) and Cecilia Low finished 10th out of 21 overall in the 49er FX medal race at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour on Aug 3, 2021.
Singaporean sailors Kimberly Lim (left) and Cecilia Low finished 10th out of 21 overall in the 49er FX medal race at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour on Aug 3, 2021.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

ENOSHIMA, Japan - Singaporean sailors Kimberly Lim and Cecilia Low are "within striking distance" of a historic medal, says Dr Benedict Tan, chef de mission for the Singapore contingent at the Tokyo Olympic Games, and he hopes that the pair will stay the course and work towards the Paris Games in 2024.

Dr Tan made the comments after watching Lim, 24, and Low, 30, place 10th in the 49er FX medal race at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour on Tuesday afternoon (Aug 3).

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