Commonwealth Games: Singapore swimmers warm to competition pool

Roanne Ho (with snorkel) training at the Optus Aquatic Centre, venue of swimming competitions for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, on April 4, 2018.
Roanne Ho (with snorkel) training at the Optus Aquatic Centre, venue of swimming competitions for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, on April 4, 2018.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

For Singapore swimmer Roanne Ho, the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games "feels like a holiday" so far.

Since the 25-year-old arrived in Australia last Sunday with coach Stephan Widmer and team-mates Darren Lim and Quah Ting Wen, they have been housed in the Games Village near Griffith University, where they have access to a 24-hour food hall, recreation room and amenities such as a hair salon.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore swimmers warm to competition pool'. Print Edition | Subscribe