An Olympic milestone is recognised

Short track speed skater Cheyenne Goh receiving the Olympic Participation Lapel Pin from Singapore Olympic Foundation chairman Ng Ser Miang at the opening ceremony of the 7th Singapore Youth Olympic Festival (SYOF) at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall yester
Short track speed skater Cheyenne Goh receiving the Olympic Participation Lapel Pin from Singapore Olympic Foundation chairman Ng Ser Miang at the opening ceremony of the 7th Singapore Youth Olympic Festival (SYOF) at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall yesterday. Goh made history in February as the first Singaporean to feature at the Winter Olympics, where she finished fifth in the women's 1,500m event in Pyeongchang, South Korea. More than 3,000 participants have signed up for the SYOF to compete in 12 sports, including badminton, basketball and floorball. The annual competition, over six weeks, ends on Aug 5.PHOTO: SINGAPORE NATIONAL OLYMPIC COUNCIL

Short track speed skater Cheyenne Goh receiving the Olympic Participation Lapel Pin from Singapore Olympic Foundation chairman Ng Ser Miang at the opening ceremony of the 7th Singapore Youth Olympic Festival (SYOF) at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall yesterday. Goh made history in February as the first Singaporean to feature at the Winter Olympics, where she finished fifth in the women's 1,500m event in Pyeongchang, South Korea. More than 3,000 participants have signed up for the SYOF to compete in 12 sports, including badminton, basketball and floorball. The annual competition, over six weeks, ends on Aug 5.

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