Singapore on the right path to relay medal

SSA chief Lee, who returns for final term, also wants more Olympic finalists, medal hopefuls

Olympic champion Joseph Schooling, pictured with 4x100m free relay teammate Quah Zheng Wen at the 2017 SEA Games, is Singapore swimming's biggest success story. The men's and women's relay teams are still aiming to qualify for the Tokyo Games.
Olympic champion Joseph Schooling, pictured with 4x100m free relay teammate Quah Zheng Wen at the 2017 SEA Games, is Singapore swimming's biggest success story. The men's and women's relay teams are still aiming to qualify for the Tokyo Games.ST FILE PHOTO
Olympic champion Joseph Schooling, pictured with 4x100m free relay teammate Quah Zheng Wen at the 2017 SEA Games, is Singapore swimming's biggest success story. The men's and women's relay teams are still aiming to qualify for the Tokyo Games.
Lee Kok Choy

An Olympics swimming relay medal is a "long-haul" target, but Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) president Lee Kok Choy believes the association is moving in the right direction to achieving this goal, along with hitting other milestones.

These breakthroughs include having more athletes qualify for the Olympics, reaching the finals, and contending for podium finishes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2020, with the headline 'S'pore on the right path to relay medal'. Print Edition | Subscribe