Figure Skating: Chloe Ing crowned champion and awarded artistic trophy at national c'ships

Chloe Ing, pictured here in 2015, won her second champions trophy in the Singapore National Figure Skating Championship.
Chloe Ing, pictured here in 2015, won her second champions trophy in the Singapore National Figure Skating Championship. PHOTO: ICE SKATING ASSOCIATION

SINGAPORE - In only her third year competing in the Senior Ladies' Free Skate category in the Singapore National Figure Skating Championship, Chloe Ing bagged her second champions trophy in the event with a score of 116.76 at The Rink located in JCube on Sunday.

Chloe, representing the Ice Angels Club, first won the title in 2014, during her senior debut year. The 17-year-old also walked away with her first Ice Angels Artistic Trophy, which recognises the the competitor with the most artistic presentation of a skating routine.

Another honour that was also awarded was the Alan Blinn Memorial Trophy, established in 2007 in tribute to the late Dr Alan Blinn, an international judge from Australia. It was won by Chadwick Wang from the Champions Ice Skating Club.

The 15-year-old was also the winner in his Junior Men's Free Skate category, scoring 99.29.

This year's championship is in its 15th edition and saw a total of 93 competitors in action - including participants from countries like Indonesia and Malaysia. This is an increase from the 71 participants in 2015.

With ice skating set to be featured in the South East Asian (SEA) Games to be held in Malaysia next year, this championship in provides a competitive platform for local skaters to pit their abilities with each other and gauge their standing.