Red Sports nominated for ‘Most Inspiring Sports Story of the Year” at 2013 Singapore Sports Awards

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The Red Sports story on Gerrard Lin has been nominated for the “Most Inspiring Sports Story of the Year” award. Gerrard dragged a 14kg tyre at the 2012 Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore to raise funds for the Bone Marrow Donor Programme.

 

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Wednesday, May 28, 2013 – A Red Sports story is one of four finalists for the ‘Most Inspiring Sports Story of the Year’ category at the upcoming 2013 Singapore Sports Awards.

The story centres on Gerrard Lin who dragged a 14kg tyre for 42km at the 2012 Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore to raise funds for the Bone Marrow Donor Programme.

In 2008, Red Sports was also nominated for the S.League Story of the Year award for our interview series on national footballer Aleksandar Duric.

This award was first introduced at the 2012 Singapore Sports Awards. The Singapore Sports Awards is billed as Singapore’s most highly coveted honours for sporting achievements, covering 12 award categories that cut across various facets of the sporting ecosystem – from athletes and coaches to event organisers and media. Apart from the “Most Inspiring Sports Story” category, recent additions include the “Best Sports Event (International)” and “Best Sports Event (Local)”.

Sportsboy of the Year Finalists
Keith Saw Hui Xun – Bowling
Quah Zheng Wen – Swimming
Samuel Tan Wei Han – Wushu

Sportsgirl of the Year Finalists
Elisa Yukie Yokoyama – Sailing
Vera Tan Yan Ning – Wushu

Sportsman of the Year
No finalists

Sportswoman of the Year Finalists
Shayna Ng Lin Zhi – Bowling
Feng Tianwei – Table Tennis

Coach of the Year Finalists
Babella Balazs – Canoeing
Radojko Avramovic – Football
Fernando Javier Alegre Arbulu – Sailing
Mohamad Hidayat bin Hosni – Silat
Zhou Shusen – Table Tennis

Team of the Year (Event) Finalists
Amanda Ng Li Chuen, Cherie Tan Shi Hua, Daphne Tan Shi Jing, Jazreel Tan Shi Hua, New Hui Fen, Shayna Ng Lin Zhi – National Bowling Women’s Team

Rachel Lee Qing, Cecilia Low Rui Qi – National Sailing 420 Women’s Team

Feng Tianwei, Wang Yuegu, Li Jiawei, Sun Beibei – National Table Tennis Women’s Team

Best Sports Event of the Year (Local) Finalists
24th Canon Lion City Cup – Football
OCBC Cycle Singapore 2012 – Cycling
65th Singapore Cricket Club International Rugby Club 7s – Rugby
Singapore Chartered Marathon Singapore 2012 – Marathon

Best Sports Event of the Year (International) Finalists
FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup 2012 (Singapore) – Swimming
HSBC Women’s Champions 2012 – Golf
HSBC Asian 7s Series, Singapore – Rugby
Li-Ning Singapore Open 2012 – Badminton
ONE Fighting Championship 2012 – Mixed Martial Arts

Most Inspiring Sports Story of the Year Finalists
Gerrard Lin: “30km mark. 12km more. Hell began.” by Leslie Tan – Red Sports, 31 December 2012
There’s Always Another Mountain to Climb by Jeanette Tan – Yahoo! News, 5 June 2012
True Grit by Chan U-Gene – The Sunday Times, 15 April 2012
Victory Lies In Tan’s Duel With Life by Rohit Brijnath – The Straits Times, 4 September 2012

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