Incheon: China's Zhou Yu defended her title in the women's kayak single 500 metre at the 17th Asian Games here on Monday.
Zhou, 25, finished the race in a minute and 51.334 seconds, followed by Natalya Sergeyeva from Kazakhstan in 1:52.107 and South Korean Lee Sunja (1:54.852), reports Xinhua.
"Although I won the final, I wasn't satisfied with my performance today," said Zhou.
"I should have done better."
Zhou will compete in the 200m final later. She took the silver in the event four years ago in Guangzhou.