Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon: Good start for wheelchair racers despite concerns over tough corners

Japan's Kota Hokonuie won the men's race in 1:35:36 in the elite wheelchair marathon category of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon on Dec 9, 2018.
Japan's Kota Hokonuie won the men's race in 1:35:36 in the elite wheelchair marathon category of the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon on Dec 9, 2018.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Elite wheelchair participants getting ready at the start line of Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon at F1 Pit Building on Dec 9, 2018.
Elite wheelchair participants getting ready at the start line of Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon at F1 Pit Building on Dec 9, 2018. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

A promising start though there remains room for improvement.

That was the general consensus from athletes who featured in the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon's inaugural elite wheelchair marathon on Sunday (Dec 9).

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