Media Release from Singapore National Olympic Council

YOG Selection Race

Triathlete Scott Ang gets the nod from the SNOC to represent Singapore at the Youth Olympic Games. (Photo 1 © Les Tan/Red Sports archive photo)

Tuesday, April 4, 2010 – The SNOC Games Selection Committee chaired by Minister Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Defence and President SNOC met today to select Team Singapore athletes and teams for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

Aquatics – Swimming
6 women and 7 men
N.B. SNOC selected 4 women and 7 male swimmers. NSA to name 4 women and 4 male swimmers by deadline.

Recurve Individual (W)
Vanessa Ho
Elizabeth Cheok
Samantha Wong
(NSA to name 1 woman athlete by deadline)

Abdul Dayyan Jaffar – Recurve Individual (M)

Basketball Team (M)

Caroline Chew – Show Jumping Individual (W)

Rania Herlina Rahardja – Epee Individual (W)
Liane Wong Ye Ying – Foil Individual (W)
Justin Ong Xian Shi – Foil Individual (M)

Men Team (M)

Phaan Yilin, Ann Sim Kwee Peng, Vivien Ho Wei Yen, Cecilia Chia Shing Eng, Miki Erika Nomura – Rhythmic Team (W)
Timothy Tay Kai Cheng – Artistics Individual (M)
Rachel Giam Pei Shi – Artistics Individual (W)

Men Team (M)

Lim Jin Jie – 66-81 kg (M)
Tang Jing Fang – 52-63 kg (W)

Darren Choy Wong Loong – 1-person dinghy (M)
Natasha Yokoyama – 1-person dinghy (W)

10m Air Rifle (W)
Carol Lee Shang Hui
Vanessa Ong Ke Yun
Sarena Lin Shan Ahmad
N.B. NSA to name 1 woman athlete by deadline.

10m Air Pistol (M)
Hoong Shi Xiang
David Lim Yan Yi
We Wenyi
N.B. NSA to name 1 male athlete by deadline.

Table Tennis
Isabelle Li Siyun – Singles (W)
Clarence Chew – Singles (M)

Daryl Tan Jia Jun – 48-55 kg (M)
Nur Zakira Zakaria – 44-49 kg (W)
Nurul Sahfinas A Rahman – 44-55 kg (W)

63-73 kg (M)
Christopher Lee Jia Zhe
Muhd Norhalim Zahardin
N.B. NSA to name 1 male athlete by deadline.

Scott Ang Yi Qiang – Individual (M)
Clara Wong Wanqi – Individual (W)

YOG Selection Race

Clara Wong will represent Singapore in the triathlon at the Youth Olympic Games. (Photo 2 © Les Tan/Red Sports archive photo)

Darren Choy

Darren Choy, recently crowned 2010 Sportsboy of the year and an Asian Youth Games Champion, Byte CII World Champion and Byte CII Asian Runner-up, was confirmed by the SNOC for the YOG. (Photo 3 courtesy of SingaporeSailing)