190-strong contingent for Asean Schools Games

(From left) Basketball player Kovan Toh, 16, sprinter Mohamed Ishal Zikang Yousoof, 16, and rhythmic gymnast Abie Chi, 12, are among 190 student-athletes from 40 schools representing Singapore at the 10th Asean Schools Games (ASG) in Kuala Lumpur fro
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(From left) Basketball player Kovan Toh, 16, sprinter Mohamed Ishal Zikang Yousoof, 16, and rhythmic gymnast Abie Chi, 12, are among 190 student-athletes from 40 schools representing Singapore at the 10th Asean Schools Games (ASG) in Kuala Lumpur from July 19-27. The trio will be making their ASG debuts. Second Minister for Education Indranee Rajah was the guest of honour at a ceremony yesterday at Geylang Methodist School (Secondary). Last year, the Republic won 24 golds, 27 silvers and 27 bronzes to finish third behind Thailand and Indonesia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2018, with the headline '190-strong contingent for Asean Schools Games'. Subscribe