Doctor was sitting next to the patient on the post-standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) press conference on Sunday (9 December).
But the doctor was not there to offer medical support.
However, Lim Baoying knew she was the top local female finisher at the SCSM.
The 36-year-old was a surprising winner, the 3 minute 16min 36 sec, for the 2017's top-female Rachel Lake (3:18:36) and Hu Xiuying (3:18:57) ).
Lim has been driving the SCSM almost every year since 2006, and her previous best finish was fifth last year.
The resident of Changi Sports Medicine Center treated Soh Rui Yong – the top Singapore men on Sunday arose – after he received a pedigree in September in # a Berlin Marathon.
"After Berlin, I put the back of the tibial tendinosis in my left foot, it was very heavy," said Soh. "When I returned to Singapore, I went to see Baoying, and gave me this very painful treatment as a PRP (a platinum-directed plasma) injection called.
"Now, I'm much better, I was able to finish my race, usually I turned around, so it was very effective, and I am very happy to share it with Baoying.
"It's like the whole circle."
Lim stayed with excitement on her unexpected performance, breaking into passion for birds in answering questions.
In addition to young people with training and work they also had a left knee joint – they injured it on Saturday to get them on an unhealthy bladder – made their unpleasant victory even worse.
"I'm currently doing a Masters program, so I really taught this year," she said. "I'm almost all night slept for midnight, which is great."
Two-seater SEA games marathon champion Soh, 27, hold the title he won last year on his debut by knocking 2:41:49.
While the time was far from his personal best of 2:24:55, he was pleased that the "fast, fast long run" – a tune-up event for his bid to break the national marathon mark of 2:24:22 The Tokyo Marathon in March – went well.
"These races give me great … I adjusted to different plans," he said. "And 12 weeks – injuries – must be good preparation to go about what I'm now in the shape I need to be in order to quickly go to Tokyo."
Prior to the event, the match was the top local man – dump or national championship – was doubled as a spit-up rivalry between Soh and his national marathon Ashley Liew.
Life was second in the second year after Soh, and the couple went to the headquarters of comments from Soh two months ago that all a live sports event by living on the 2015 SEA Games – which made the Chiropractor widespread praise as well as a prestige international guilt – did not come.
But living was completed in 3:09:59, outside the top 10 local men and women from last year from 2:50:29.
Instead, the silver went to Mohamed Iskandar (2:49:46) and the bronze to Giebert Foo Xiao Wen (2:54:14).
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