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All the reasons why I like the SEA Games...

Singapore's Yong Yi Xiang is dancing in a red outfit on a blue floor without music. Which, with a little licence, is what wushu seems like. He leaps, kicks, lands, stills, swivels, falls, so brilliantly that he leaves you with a single question.

Do they give PhDs in balance?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 03, 2019, with the headline 'All the reasons why I like the SEA Games...'. Subscribe