Theresa Goh wins S'pore first medal at the Asian Para Games

Theresa Goh wins S'pore first medal at the Asian Para Games
Theresa Goh won the bronze medal in the women's 100m breast stroke event at the Asian Para Games, on the first day of competition.

SINGAPORE - Theresa Goh has clinched Singapore's first medal at the Asian Para Games on the first day of competition, winning the bronze medal in the women's 100m breast stroke event.

She finished with a time of 2:16.19, coming in behind athletes from Chinese Taipei and Japan, who clinched the gold and silver respectively, the Singapore Disability Sports Council said in a statement today.

"I'm really honoured to be able to win Singapore's first medal at the Asian Para Games. This is only the beginning and it is only the first day," Theresa said after the victory ceremony.

The opening ceremony for the Second Asian Para Games was held on Saturday.

sinsh@sph.com.sg

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