Singaporean kayaker Stephenie Chen secures silver medal at Asian Games kayak single 500m event

Singaporean kayaker Stephenie Chen succeeded in securing a silver medal in the single 500m event at the Asian Games, marking Singapore’s first-ever kayaking medal in the competition.

Chen’s impressive journey included earning a direct final ticket despite initially being the fourth-fastest qualifier on Oct 1. In a thrilling race on Tuesday, Oct 3, she led for over half the contest but was eventually overtaken by China’s Li Dongyin.