Day 5: Team S’pore win 60 golds, 3 more medals needed to equal PM Lee Hsien Loong’s age
How about 63 gold medals for 63-year-old PM Lee Hsien Loong?
Another day, another gold harvest by our Team Singapore athletes.
We’ve hit 60 gold medals and are just three shy of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s age.
Golds 53 and 54: Athletics
Shanti Pereira (Women’s 200m)
GOLD!!!!!!! Shanti! National Record!Decisive! Watch her victory in slow-mo here!#OneTeamSG #SEAGames2015 #CelebrateTheExtraordinary #TeamSingapore #OurTeamSG
Posted by Tan Chuan-Jin on Wednesday, June 10, 2015
It was Singapore’s first gold in the SEA Games women’s 200m sprint since Glory Barnabas in 1973. It finally ended our 42-year gold wait.
Zhang Guirong (Women’s shot put)
Gold 55: Windsurfing
Audrey Yong (Women’s windsurfing RS:X)
Gold 56: Bowling
Brothers Keith and Howard Saw (Men’s doubles)
The win was the nation’s first in the men’s doubles since the 97 Games.
Gold 57, 58, 59, 60: Swimming
Joseph Schooling (Men’s 50m butterfly)
Joseph Schooling (Men’s 200m individual medley)
Roanne Ho (Women’s 50m breastroke)
Women’s 4x100m medley
And since PM is one of the biggest supporters of Team Singapore…
Win at least 63 golds for him, Team Singapore.
Top photo by Action Images via Reuters.