06 Feb '11, 5pm

No rest for Chinese S'porean athletes during LNY holidays

No rest for Chinese S'porean athletes during LNY holidays

SINGAPORE : For most Chinese Singaporeans, the Lunar New Year is a time to celebrate and indulge in the festivities. Not so for some athletes, as they continue with their training over the holiday period. One of them is 22-year-old golfer Christabel Goh. Goh won the qualifiers recently, and will represent Singapore at the HSBC Women's Champions tournament later this month. She needs more time on the course, even if it means putting the festive celebrations on hold. "I have a very short time to the tournament and I will be going to Thailand this weekend for the whole week for the Thai Ladies Open, and that is going to put a really, really big hole in my practice schedule," said Goh, a Singapore qualifier at the HSBC Women's Champions. Also hard at practice is Eugene Luo, who plays with the Courts Young Lions team. With the S.League starting soon, Luo needs to get his fitnes...

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