Swimming: Quah Ting Wen gets Olympic spot amid dispute over selection

Quah Ting Wen will represent Singapore at the Tokyo Olympic Games after her selection was upheld on appeal. PHOTO COURTESY OF SSA
1,500m freestyle specialist Gan Ching Hwee was given an invite by Fina and selected by SSA for the Games but has since lost the spot to teammate Quah on appeal. PHOTO COURTESY OF SSA
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SINGAPORE - An issue over Olympic selection has emerged at the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) over the Republic's female swimming representative at the July 23-Aug 8 Tokyo Games, causing uncertainty and unhappiness to the parties involved.

Last Friday (July 2), SSA announced that Quah Ting Wen would compete in her third Olympics through a universality place as the highest-ranked athlete based on the points table of world aquatics governing body Fina.

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