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Rowing: Singapore's Joan Poh finishes 28th overall in single sculls competition at Tokyo Olympics

Rowing: Singapore's Joan Poh finishes 28th overall in single sculls competition at Tokyo Olympics

Joan Poh Poh placed fourth out of six competitors in the event's E Finals at the Tokyo Olympics. (Photo: Facebook/Team Singapore)

TOKYO: Olympic debutant Joan Poh has finished 28th out of 32 competitors in the women's single sculls competition at the Games.

Singapore's Poh placed fourth out of six competitors in the event's E Finals on Friday (Jul 30). She clocked a time of 8:21.23. 

The event was won by Qatar's Tala Abujbara with a time of 8:00.22.

Poh, a nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, was the first Singaporean in action at this edition of the Games, when she featured in the heats of the event seven days ago.

She is one of the 17 debutants making their Olympic bow for Singapore.

READ: Rowing: Joan Poh first Singapore athlete to participate at Tokyo Olympics, finishes sixth in her heat

Poh went on to compete two more times before her event on Friday. She is the second rower to represent Singapore at the Games after Saiyidah Aisyah in 2016. 

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