Safety first for Team Singapore at upcoming SEA Games

Team Singapore told not to venture outside venues; system in place to track movements

An athlete holds a stuffed animal during the Singapore Sports School send-off for students competing at the SEA Games on Nov 6, 2019.
An athlete holds a stuffed animal during the Singapore Sports School send-off for students competing at the SEA Games on Nov 6, 2019. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

Singapore's athletes and officials going to the upcoming SEA Games have been advised not to venture outside official venues while in the Philippines.

The warning was issued by the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC), which also told The Straits Times yesterday that it will be deploying a whereabouts reporting system to track Team Singapore's movements for security purposes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2019, with the headline 'Safety first at SEA Games'. Subscribe