Woman drowns in swimming gala

PUBLISHED : Monday, 22 October, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 22 October, 2001, 12:00am

A 60-year-old woman drowned at a swimming gala yesterday. She was taking part in a 1.6km swim from South Bay to Repulse Bay and got into difficulties near the end of the race. She was declared dead at Tang Siu Kin Hospital.