Singapore national swimmer Toh Wei Soong has opened Singapore’s medal accounts at the ongoing Asian Para Games in Hangzhou.
On 24 October, Toh clinched Singapore’s first medal which came in the form of a silver in the 400m freestyle S7 event at the Hangzhou Aquatic Sports Arena.
He clocked 5min 12.16sec and was behind Ernie Gawilan of the Philippines who took the gold (4:58.29) while China’s Huang Xianquan (5:16.63) took the bronze medal.
The silver medal is Toh’s fourth at the Asian Para Games.
At the last Asian Para Games in Jakarta in 2018, he won two golds in the 50m and 100m freestyle S7, and a bronze in the 100m backstroke S7.
At the Hangzhou Games, Toh will have three more events in the the 100m backstroke S7, 50m butterfly S7 and 50m freestyle S7.
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