Commonwealth Games: Team Singapore rub shoulders with big names at Games Village

Some of the Singapore athletes and officials in a relaxed mood yesterday, before the welcome ceremony in the Commonwealth Games Village at Griffith University.
Some of the Singapore athletes and officials in a relaxed mood yesterday, before the welcome ceremony in the Commonwealth Games Village at Griffith University.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

Within the Commonwealth Games Village on the Gold Coast's Southport suburb walks inspiration at every avenue.

For Singapore beach volleyball players Lau Ee Shan and Ong Wei Yu, they met greatness up close after bumping into Canadian world No. 1 duo Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2018, with the headline 'S'poreans rub shoulders with big names in Village'. Print Edition | Subscribe