Team Singapore's Rio performance

A happy Neo Jie Shi at the end of the marathon at the Sambodromo last Sunday, despite beating only two other finishers.
A happy Neo Jie Shi at the end of the marathon at the Sambodromo last Sunday, despite beating only two other finishers.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM


  • Timothee Yap clocked 10.79sec in Round 1 to finish 67th out of 69 runners in the 100m. His personal best is 10.62.
  • Neo Jie Shi timed 3hr 15min 18sec to end 131st out of 157. Her PB is 3:09:57.


  • Derek Wong won one of his two group matches but did not advance to the knockout rounds after his loss to eventual silver medallist and world No. 1, Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.
  • Debutante Liang Xiaoyu also won one of her two group matches and did not advance either.


  • Saiyidah Aisyah got through the heats to make the quarter-finals of the single sculls and eventually competed in the D final. She finished 23rd out of 32 rowers.


  • Colin Cheng ended 20th out of 46 in the Laser class, while Elizabeth Yin was 26th among 37 women in the Laser Radial.
  • Griselda Khng and Sara Tan were 15th out of 20 in the 49erFX.
  • Justin Liu and Denise Lim were 19th out of 20 in the Nacra 17 mixed class.
  • Leonard Ong was 34th of 36 in the men's RS:X and Audrey Yong 25th of 26 in the women's event.
  • Jovina Choo and Amanda Ng were last of 20 in the women's 470.


  • Jasmine Ser was 25th out of 51 competitors in the 10m air rifle with 413.5 points and 34th out of 37 in the 50m rifle three positions with 568 points. Her PBs are 418.8 and 590 points respectively.
  • Teo Shun Xie was 37th of 44 in the 10m air pistol with 375 points and also did not qualify for the final of the 25m pistol, ending 29th of 40 with 571 points. Her PBs are 385 and 589 points respectively.


  • Joseph Schooling won the 100m butterfly in a new Olympic mark of 50.39sec. He set a new national record of 48.27sec in the 100m freestyle heats to qualify for the semi-finals.
  • Quah Zheng Wen clocked personal bests in the heats of both the 100m (52.08sec) and 200m fly (1:56.01) to make the semi-finals of both events. He was 22nd of 39 in the 100m backstroke in 54.38sec. His PB is 54.03.
  • Quah Ting Wen timed 1:00.88 to be 34th of 44 in the 100m butterfly. Her PB is 59.38.


  • The paddlers return empty-handed for the first time in three Games, not winning any medals in either the singles or team event.
  • Feng Tianwei, the London 2012 women's singles bronze medallist, crashed out in the quarter-finals despite being the No. 2 seed.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 21, 2016, with the headline 'Team S'pore's Rio performance'. Subscribe