InstaGames

A selection of the best on social media

Para-athlete Scout Bassett, an amputee and three-time American 100m champion, reflecting on the Games: "I will never forget the people I met or the stories of courage and fortitude I heard... In a region of scarce resources and widespread poverty, I'
Para-athlete Scout Bassett, an amputee and three-time American 100m champion, reflecting on the Games: "I will never forget the people I met or the stories of courage and fortitude I heard... In a region of scarce resources and widespread poverty, I'm profoundly touched by their indomitable spirit, their will to achieve and their desire to be viewed as valuable and important members of our global family."PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/SCOUTBASSETT
Long jumper Suhairi Suhani with former national high jumper Ronnie Cai yesterday at the National Stadium, after Suhari's silver-winning effort: Big jump at 6.66ms! Congrats for breaking PB and came in silver for Asean Para games! Great Job Suhairi! C
Long jumper Suhairi Suhani with former national high jumper Ronnie Cai yesterday at the National Stadium, after Suhari's silver-winning effort: Big jump at 6.66ms! Congrats for breaking PB and came in silver for Asean Para games! Great Job Suhairi! Come down and support the athletes!"PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/BROOKHAM
Filipino swimmer Ernie Gawilan with supporter Malou Teves Mendoza-Venus. "Congratulations Ernie Gawilan for the record breaking stint at the 8th Asean Para games in swimming that made your dream come true. God bless your journey to Rio Paralympics 20
Filipino swimmer Ernie Gawilan with supporter Malou Teves Mendoza-Venus. "Congratulations Ernie Gawilan for the record breaking stint at the 8th Asean Para games in swimming that made your dream come true. God bless your journey to Rio Paralympics 2016! Mabuhay ang Pilipino! Mabuhay ka Ernie Gawilan!"PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/MALOU_1023
Long jumper Suhairi Suhani with former national high jumper Ronnie Cai yesterday at the National Stadium, after Suhari's silver-winning effort: Big jump at 6.66ms! Congrats for breaking PB and came in silver for Asean Para games! Great Job Suhairi! C
Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin met national shooter Martina Lindsay Veloso's younger sister at the National Stadium: "Trying to convince @sparklingraindrops Martina Veloso's 4-year-old sister that her #HelloKitty watch looked better on my wrist than hers. #Smartcookie, she was not moved one bit :D"PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/CHUANJIN1
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 09, 2015, with the headline 'InstaGames: A selection of the best on social media'. Print Edition | Subscribe