The Singapore 2 team of Jillian Lee (Skipper – National University of Singapore), Cheryl Teo (Ngee Ann Polytechnic), Matthew Scott Lau (NUS), and Tan Jen-E (Edinburgh Napier) won a bronze at the Summer Universiade.
National B Div Sailing: Boys’ title goes to Raffles for ninth consecutive year; Nanyang defend theirs after close fight
Raffles Institution (RI) and Nanyang Girls’ High School (NYGH) proved their prowess out at sea yet again, both having defended their Championship title at the National B Division Sailing Championships.
A single point was all that separated the Boys’ Byte Division champions Raffles Institution and runners-up Victoria School at the National C Division Byte Sailing Championships.
National C Div Optimist Sailing: Girls’ regatta concludes with dramatic protests; ACS(I) hand boys’ title back to Raffles
The two days of racing at the National C Division Optimist Sailing Championships saw a good measure of intense rivalry and drama - both on and off the water. Nanyang Girls’ eventually topped the table in the Girls’ Optimist division, while Raffles won back the Boys’ Optimist title from rivals ACS(I).
There was little surprise as Raffles once again dominated the Boys' division, though the Girls' division saw an unexpected winner.
After Yukie Yokoyama and Cheryl Teo edged Malaysia for a thrilling gold in the 470 women's event, teenagers Jodie Lai and Evangeline Tan took silver in the 420 girls’ event, and Wong Riji and Koh Yi Nian finished third in the 420 boys.
Just hours before her big race, windsurfer Nicole Lim found herself unable to get a good night’s rest. “I couldn't sleep at all last night,” said Nicole. “I was waking up a few times because I was thinking ‘Tomorrow, what am I supposed to do?’
- List of 569 Singapore athletes who will compete at 2017 SEA Games Galleryarchery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, boxing, cricket, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, judo, karate-do, muay thai, netball, open water swimming, petanque, rugby, running, sailing, shooting, silat, squash, swimming, synchronised swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, track-and-field, triathlon, wakeboard, water polo, waterski, wushu
Singapore will field its largest away contingent of 569 athletes for a Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur this August. The athletes will take part in 35 sports at the 29th SEA Games. Four sports – cricket, ice hockey, ice skating, and indoor hockey – will be contested for the first time at the Games.