Tag Archives: Quah Zheng Wen

RIO 2016: JOSEPH SCHOOLING & QUAH ZHENG WEN PROGRESS TO SEMI-FINALS OF 100M BUTTERFLY

In case you missed it, in the wee hours of the morning, Joseph Schooling finished first in the heats for 100m Butterfly with 51.41s. He raced along his idol and the most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps who came in second. Quah Zheng Wen came in 10th in the 100m Butterfly in an earlier heat with a personal best of 52.08s. Both our Singaporean sons made it to the semi-finals that will take place at 10.42 am local time.

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MINDEF CONSIDERING NS DEFERMENT FOR NATIONAL SWIMMER QUAH ZHENG WEN

"High level talks" are underway between the Singapore Swimming Association and the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) over a possible National Service (NS) deferment for one of Singapore's national swimmers, 18 year-old Quah Zheng Wen. Quah had improved his Olympic "A" time for the 200m butterfly in the recent SEA Games, coming in at 1min 56.79secs. This earns him an automatic qualification for the upcoming Olympics to be held in Brazil.

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