Utilising opposite strengths

Sailors Kimberly Lim (right) and Cecilia Low will be heading for August's Asian Games in Indonesia, less than a week after participating in the World Championships in Denmark. The pair are treating both competitions with equal importance.
Sailors Kimberly Lim (right) and Cecilia Low will be heading for August's Asian Games in Indonesia, less than a week after participating in the World Championships in Denmark. The pair are treating both competitions with equal importance.ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

Low, Lim approach sailing differently, but complement each other in their Olympic bid

Older and taller, Cecilia Low sails by "feel" while her partner Kimberly Lim is five years younger, five centimetres shorter and prefers data to instinct.

They may consider themselves "very different in strengths and personality" as Lim puts it, but they are united in their single-minded quest for Olympic glory.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2018, with the headline 'Utilising opposite strengths'. Print Edition | Subscribe