500 student swimmers form floating Singapore flag at Sports Hub

500 swimmer-students attempt to set the record for Largest Floating Singapore Flag during a full rehearsal of 'Youth Celebrate!' to commemorate SG50 at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on July 18, 2015.
500 swimmer-students attempt to set the record for Largest Floating Singapore Flag during a full rehearsal of 'Youth Celebrate!' to commemorate SG50 at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on July 18, 2015. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

With their ring floats, 500 student swimmers came together on Saturday in an attempt to set the record for Largest Floating Singapore Flag during a full rehearsal for SG50 event Youth Celebrate! at the Singapore Sports Hub's OCBC Aquatic Centre.

Minister for Education, Mr Heng Swee Keat, appeared at the rehearsal to interact with the student swimmers from primary, secondary and post-secondary schools, together with special education schools and tertiary institutions.