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Jarryl’s personal double

September 19, 2013 - 12:24am

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TNP PICTURE: Latashni Gobi nathan

MOST student athletes would be more than happy to end their school sports season with one gold medal from their pet sport.

Not Jarryl Chan.

Jia Yi, the busy world champion

September 12, 2013 - 12:26am

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IT LOOKED as if the ship had sailed for Loh Jia Yi after his first regatta.

He took up sailing in Primary 3 at St Hilda’s Primary School after first trying his hand at badminton, and finished his first competition behind every one of his more-experienced peers.

Sharon the basketball Supergirl

August 29, 2013 - 5:56pm

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TNP PICTURE: GAVIN FOO

SHE has been a vital member of the Dunman Secondary School girls’ basketball team since she enrolled via Direct School Admission in 2009.

Horatio’s the hero in this play

August 22, 2013 - 3:00pm

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TNP PICTURE: JEREMY LONG

HE WAS advised by his doctor to leave his beloved team just before the start of the A Division football season after a post-viral infection left him with double vision.

The Fed Express

August 15, 2013 - 3:00pm

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TNP PICTURE: CHOO CHWEE HUA

SHE IS a school track and field star who is known as “Roger Federer”.

Illness can’t hold Jane back

August 8, 2013 - 3:00pm

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TNP PICTURE: LATASHNI GOBI NATHAN

FOR Jane Leong, the months leading up to this year’s National Inter-School Track and Field Championships in April were hell.

Seventh heaven for Lynette

August 1, 2013 - 3:00pm

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TNP PICTURE: GAVIN FOO

BREAKING one record is already a daunting task for most athletes.

For Lynette Lim Enxuan, however, it took her just three attempts to smash an incredible seven records in the triple jump at the tender age of 15.

Rising above pain

July 25, 2013 - 12:11am

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TNP PICTURE: CHOO CHWEE HUA

It has been a long road back for S Muruganathan.

The Woodlands Secondary student (above) won a bronze medal in the National Schools’ C Division 800m race in 2011 but a painful disease curbed his potential.

Kathleen runs and she loves it

July 18, 2013 - 3:00pm

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TNP PICTURE: GREGORY LOO

STARTING as a raw talent in Secondary 1, she eventually became a champion in Secondary 4.

Kathleen Lin’s athletics career at Crescent Girls’ Secondary has been an eventful journey.

Raphael loves helping others

June 6, 2013 - 4:18pm

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TNP PICTURE: Nurjannah Zulkifli

HE THOUGHT he had made it to the promised land to improve his swimming when he was recruited in Primary 5 by the Singapore Sports School (SSP) for its Junior Sports Academy programme.

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