S'pore's divers are two years away from challenging for SEA Games golds, says national coach Li Peng

National coach Li Peng, who worked with elite divers such as Li Na and Tom Daley, and was appointed by the Singapore Swimming Association last year.
National coach Li Peng, who worked with elite divers such as Li Na and Tom Daley, and was appointed by the Singapore Swimming Association last year.PHOTO: SINGAPORE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION

SINGAPORE - In the 11 years since the sport of diving was revived here, the Republic's divers have won medals at the SEA Games, qualified for the Asiad and Commonwealth Games.

And earlier this month, Singapore Diving made another breakthrough when Jonathan Chan became the first local diver to qualify for the Olympics, when he won the men's 10m platform event at the Asian Diving Cup - an Olympic qualifying meet - in Kuala Lumpur on Sept 8.

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