Water polo: Sec 3 student Jayden See determined to make his mark in SEA Games

Jayden See during training with the national team at the OCBC Aquatic Centre earlier this month. He has been named in the SEA Games squad and could feature in the 27-time gold medallists' title defence in the Philippines. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Jayden See during training with the national team at the OCBC Aquatic Centre earlier this month. He has been named in the SEA Games squad and could feature in the 27-time gold medallists' title defence in the Philippines. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Despite small build, he studies the game and trains hard in hopes of playing in SEA Games

Standing at 1.73m and 61kg, water polo player Jayden See is one of the smallest players in the pool, making him a natural target for opponents.

Given his lack of brawn, the Secondary 3 student has turned to his brain to help him cope in matches, analysing the action closely while on the sidelines, imagining that he is already in the pool and playing out different scenarios in his head.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 16, 2019, with the headline 'Jayden determined to make his mark'. Print Edition | Subscribe