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Secondary 1 Speed Skaters Shine
2019 Asian Cup Short Track Speed Skating
Pictures by Ong Chun Tiong, father of Ryo Ong Yik
Amelia Chua Rae-Lene and Ryo Ong Yik, both national youth skaters from Singapore Sports School, shone in the winter sport with frequent appearances at the podium in the 2019 Asian Cup Short Track Speed Skating held in Dongguan, China.
Displaying strategy, bravery and skill throughout the action-packed competition held from 24 to 25 April, the two Secondary 1 student-athletes flew the Singapore flag high and brought home 3 silvers and 2 bronzes.
Ryo participated in the Junior D Men category clinching silver medals in the 333m race and 777m race, and a bronze medal in the 500m race. Amelia, who was in the Junior D Ladies category, clinched a silver medal in the 500m race and a bronze medal the 777m race.