National taekwondo exponent Ng Ming Wei banking on Insta-Fame

National taekwondo athlete is using Instagram in attempt to woo sponsors for Olympics bid

National taekwondo exponent Ng Ming Wei is not as well known in real life as two-time Olympian Quah Zheng Wen but, on Instagram, the 24 year old is one of Singapore's most-followed athletes.

Ng's 47,500 followers - compared with the swimmer's 17,800 - are a result of him posting videos of himself using taekwondo moves to play other sports such as bowling and table tennis.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 22, 2019, with the headline 'National taekwondo exponent Ng Ming Wei banking on Insta-Fame'. Print Edition | Subscribe