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ST Athlete of the Year: Four who shine the brightest

Published on Jan 26, 2013 9:11 PM

EIGHT world crowns, four Asian champions, two Olympic medals, two Paralympic medals and the right to be called kings of Asean.

Last year will go down as arguably the greatest in Singapore’s sporting history. For details, click here.

From 15-year-old Yukie Yokoyama winning the team and individual titles at the Optimist World Championships, to 42-year-old Aleksandar Duric winning the Asean Football Federation Cup with the Lions, the national flag was raised, on average, at least once a month in honour of a Singapore champion.

In fact, at The Straits Times sports desk, there was hardly a dull moment in 2012.

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