Mark Chay has competed in 11 major Games - five SEA Games, two Asiads, two Commonwealth Games and two Olympics - as a swimmer from 1997 to 2005. Yet, through all those meets, the former national athlete cannot recall a significant moment with any of the Republic's chefs de mission (CDMs).
"When you're an athlete, it's business, all you think about is competing. And when your competition starts, you are just overwhelmed by a lot of things," the 36-year-old sheepishly acknowledged to The Straits Times last week.
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