'Tiger-looking' Yeo hungry for more

Left: A relaxed Yeo Jia Min at home. Among her areas for improvement are footwork and mental strength. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY Below: The ecstatic shuttler on her knees after stunning world No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi at the World Championships in Basel. PHOTO:
A relaxed Yeo Jia Min at home. Among her areas for improvement are footwork and mental strength. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
Left: A relaxed Yeo Jia Min at home. Among her areas for improvement are footwork and mental strength. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY Below: The ecstatic shuttler on her knees after stunning world No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi at the World Championships in Basel. PHOTO:
The ecstatic shuttler on her knees after stunning world No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi at the World Championships in Basel. PHOTO: BADMINTON-PHOTO

Besides on-court success and earning Olympic medal, shuttler yearns to be a good influence

Yeo Jia Min watched the flying shuttlecocks at the OCBC Arena as she pondered the questions asked in this interview, as though looking to the court for answers.

She is a woman of few words, but her achievements on the badminton court have so far done the talking for her and the court is where she has found confidence.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 01, 2019, with the headline ''Tiger-looking' Yeo hungry for more'. Print Edition | Subscribe