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Individual Excellence Reaps Medals

National School Games – Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Taekwondo, Water Polo, Wushu

Artistic Gymnastics

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Artistic gymnast, Aiken Tang Bing Heng, made his debut in a competition as a Secondary 1 student-athlete at the National School Games. He proved to be a talent to look out for as he was on a winning streak after putting up golden performances that earned him 5 gold and 2 silver medals. Aiken’s outstanding medal haul put him at the top and the overall champion in the ‘C’ Division event. Secondary 2 gymnast, Jayden Han Rong Jun, also came in clutch with bronze medals in the Floor Exercise, Pommel Horse, Rings, Vault and Horizontal Bar events.


Aiken Tang Bing Heng
Gold - Individual All-Around, Floor Exercise, Parallel Bar Pommel Horse, Vault
Silver - Rings, Horizontal Bar

Jayden Han Rong Jun
Bronze - Floor Exercise, Horizontal Bar, Pommel Horse, Rings, Vault


Five female golfers from the Individual Programme took part across three different divisions at the National School Games (NSG) Golf Championships held at Laguna National Golf and Country Club on 10th and 11th April. Each of them won a medal apiece, which includes an individual gold medal, a team gold medal and 2 silver medals.

IBDP Year 6 student-athlete, Jaymie Ng Wan Xin, was the big winner from Sports School. Jaymie, who had clinched the ‘A’ Division title at the last NSG, retained her title with her top-class act. Denise Ng and Chloe Ng were also part of the team that won the ‘B’ Division team gold medal. Their school mates, Jillian Kuk and Passion Hsu, did just as well to secure silver-medal wins in ‘A’ Division and ‘C’ Division respectively.


‘A’ Division
Gold - Jaymie Ng Wan Xin
Silver - Jillian Kuk Jia Lin

‘B’ Division Girls
Gold - Denise Ng
Gold - Chloe Ng

‘C’ Division
Silver - Passion Hsu Le Ting

Rhythmic Gymnastics

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Our rhythmic gymnasts, Karyna Tan, Cleo Chew and Leia Yap, mesmerised judges and pocketed several medals the National School Games (NSG). Secondary 1 student-athlete, Leia Yap, represented Sports School for the first time at NSG and collected an impressive 2 golds and a silver out of 4 routines in the ‘C’ Division competition. She also earned an outstanding overall 2nd place in the Individual All-Around. To add to the silverware, Secondary 4 gymnasts, Karyna and Cleo, contributed bronze medals in their final NSG competition for Sports School.


‘B’ Division

Cleo Chew
Bronze - Hoop
Bronze - Ball
Bronze - Clubs
Bronze - Ribbon
Bronze - Individual All-Around

Karyna Tan
Bronze - Ribbon

‘C’ Division

Leia Yap
Gold - Hoop
Gold - Ribbon
Silver - Clubs
Silver - Individual All-Around


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Our sole Taekwondo competitor, Gwen Koh En Qi from Secondary 2, represented Singapore Sports School at the National School Games in the ‘C’ Division Poomsae event. Gwen flew the Sports School flag high, claiming the Individual Poomsae Gold medal with an impressive score of 6.07 points. Gwen had a minor mishap a week ago as she twisted her ankle during her training sessions. Despite the scare, she overcame her doubts and claimed the title over 18 other competitors.

Water Polo

Extended IBDP and SEA-Games bound student-athlete, Michelle Tan Ting Yee, and her IBDP junior, Alexis Hoh Le Xin, were part of the water polo team that made a splash at the National School Games. The two of them, along with the rest of the members from Saint Andrew's Junior College, beat Raffles Institution and won the silver medal in the ‘A’ Division after getting defeated by the combined team from Hwa Chong Institution and Hwa Chong International School.

The Water Polo ‘B’ Division Boys’ team put in a good effort and finished 5th in the competition.


Though Secondary 2 wushu exponent, Nessya Koh, has had a series of injuries recently, her fighting spirit and resilience showed strongly as she took the stage at the National School Games. Her winning streak continued as she swept 3 gold medals in all the events that she participated in.

In the ‘A’ Division competition, IBDP and SEA Games-bound student-athlete Zeanne Law Zhi Ning, won 2 gold medals in Taijiquan and Taijijian, while Jolie Goh and Teo Yi Ru returned with silver medals from the competition. The ‘A’ Division team placed 4th in the competition.


‘A’ Division

Zeanne Law
Gold - Taijiquan and Taijijian

Jolie Goh
Silver - Taijiquan and Taijijian

Teo Yi Ru
Silver - Nanquan

‘C’ Division

Nessya Koh
Gold - Changquan, Broadsword and Cudgel

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