'Singapore should win more than 50 SEA Games golds'
Published on Apr 15, 2014 1:32 PM
Singapore should improve on its best SEA Games haul of 50 golds when it hosts the Games in June next year.
While the sports programme has yet to be finalised and the number of events to be competed for is still up in the air, the weight of expectation is already falling on Singapore’s athletes.
As Lim Teck Yin, chairman of the Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee (Singsoc) executive committee, said: “Let’s say that in 1993 we got 50 gold medals.
“I can’t imagine getting less.” In 1993, the Republic was led by nine golds from swimming’s Golden Girl, Joscelin Yeo, and roared to a record 50 golds, 40 silvers, and 74 bronzes.
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