A gathering of Singapore's finest ever athletes

Singaporean Olympians past and present at a gathering at the Singapore Sports Institute on Saturday. Former water polo player Tan Eng Liang, the Singapore National Olympic Council vice-president who is also Olympians Singapore president, was joined b
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Singaporean Olympians past and present at a gathering at the Singapore Sports Institute on Saturday. Former water polo player Tan Eng Liang, the Singapore National Olympic Council vice-president who is also Olympians Singapore president, was joined by fellow Olympians like: Tan Howe Liang, who is the first Singaporean to win an Olympic medal when he took weighlifting silver in 1960; Tang Pui Wah, Singapore's first female Olympian, 1952; and national table tennis player Yu Mengyu (2016).

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 16, 2017, with the headline 'A gathering of Singapore's finest ever athletes'. Print Edition | Subscribe