To save money during the 12-hour drive from their training base in Italy to Kiel in Germany, where last year's European Championships were held, sailors Griselda Khng and Olivia Chen spent the night in their car at a petrol station, instead of paying for a hotel or motel room.
The duo may not need to resort to such cost-saving measures in the future after they received a six-figure cash sponsorship from DBS yesterday to fund their training needs towards qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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