Olympics: Inked and on track, sprinter Shanti Pereira looks for another positive step in Tokyo

Shanti Pereira will represent Singapore at the Tokyo Games on a universality place, previously known as a wild card.
Shanti Pereira will represent Singapore at the Tokyo Games on a universality place, previously known as a wild card. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - The fastest woman in Singapore over 200 metres happens to be pretty quick at getting new ink too. Veronica Shanti Pereira got her first tattoo in July 2020 and in the 12 months since, has added another five.

The first was a lightning bolt on her left Achilles, which represents her relationship with track and field. Her fifth, which is on the left side of her torso, also has a poignant meaning.

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