The 59th National School Swimming Championships 2018 concluded with ACS(I) bagging their fifth consecutive grand slam, with a clean sweep of the boys’ A, B and C Division titles.
Samuel Tang (ACJC), Cherlyn Yeoh (RI) and Jonathan Tan [ACS(I)] took home golds after record-breaking performances in their respective 100m freestyle finals on the final day of the 59th National School Swimming Championships.
Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) stay on track for a Boys' fifth grand slam title with the conclusion of Session 8 of the 59th National School Swimming Championships.
The penultimate day of the 59th National School Swimming Championships saw a new under-17 national record in the B Division 50m Freestyle through Jonathan Tan of Anglo Chinese School (Independent) [ACS (I)] who led the way among Singapore’s rising swimming stars.
The Quah siblings accounted for four gold medals of the five Singapore claimed in swimming Wednesday, as eldest sister Ting Wen out-touched her rivals to defend her titles in the 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly and youngest sister Jing Wen anchored the 4 by 200m freestyle relay team to a new Games record time.
- 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.
The swimmers managed to put Singapore sixth on the medal table with their haul of seven Golds, four Silvers and six Bronzes.
Leading the charge for medals at the Commonwealth Youth Games was Quah Jing Wen who, despite having a heavy competition schedule, powered through to take the top spot in the Women’s 50-metre Butterfly and 100m Freestyle.