Taekwondo: Ng Ming Wei aims to cash in on Instagram fame for Tokyo 2020 dream

Ng Ming Wei's 47,500 followers on Instagram are a result of him posting videos of himself using taekwondo moves to play other sports, such as bowling and table tennis.
Ng Ming Wei's 47,500 followers on Instagram are a result of him posting videos of himself using taekwondo moves to play other sports, such as bowling and table tennis.ST PHOTO: LAURA CHIA

SINGAPORE - National taekwondo athlete Ng Ming Wei is not as well known in real life as two-time Olympic swimmer Quah Zheng Wen, but, on Instagram the 24-year-old is one of most-followed Singapore athletes.

Ng's 47,500 followers - compared to Quah's 17,800 - are a result of him posting videos of himself using taekwondo moves to play other sports, such as bowling and table tennis.

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