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Singapore gets 1st Asian Winter Games rep

Singapore gets 1st Asian Winter Games rep

Lucas Ng, 22, became Singapore's first Asian Winter Games representative when he took to the ice at the National Indoor Cycle Arena in Kazakhstan. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA LUCAS Ng, 22, became Singapore's first Asian Winter Games representative when he took to the ice at the National Indoor Cycle Arena in Kazakhstan this afternoon for the 500m short-track speed skating competition. He placed third in his four-man Heat 3 with a personal-best time of 50.124s, finishing ahead of South Korea Kim Byeongjun (1:14.302s), the 1000m short-track speed skating gold medallist at the International Skating Union Short Track World Cup event in Changchun last year. Ng missed out on the eight-man semi-finals. Only the top two skaters from each of the four heats qualified for the semi-finals. Japan's Ryosuke Sakazume topped Heat 3 in 43.470s. Taipei's Tsai Yu-Lun was second (47.593s). But...

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