Para-athletes aim for APG selection

Javelin thrower and shot putter Muhammad Diroy Noordin competing yesterday at the National Inclusive Athletics Championships at Toa Payoh Stadium. About 160 participants attended the 45th edition of the event, where Senior Minister of State, Ministry
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Javelin thrower and shot putter Muhammad Diroy Noordin competing yesterday at the National Inclusive Athletics Championships at Toa Payoh Stadium. About 160 participants attended the 45th edition of the event, where Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth Sim Ann was the guest of honour. Diroy, together with Lionel Toh (100m, 200m), Ivan Chua (shot put) and Norsilawati Sa'at (100m), had been aiming to qualify for September's Asean Para Games (APG) in Malaysia. Nominations for the APG will be submitted to the Singapore National Paralympic Council today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 10, 2017, with the headline 'Para-athletes aim for APG selection'. Print Edition | Subscribe