Singapore — A roundup of the sporting events and developments that took place in Singapore over the past week (January 16-22).
Singapore wins bid to host World Youth Tchoukball C’ships
Singapore has been selected to host the 6th World Youth Trukball Championships from 13 to 16 July this year after receiving approval from the International Chuukball Federation (FITB) on Saturday (21 January). was
City-States also hosted the final edition of the tournament in 2019 on Our Tampines Hub. Then the under-18 women’s team won the gold medal as she beat Taiwan 38-30 in the final, giving her a total of one gold medal. , Singapore won 4 silver medals and 1 bronze medal.
Singapore’s Chuuk Ball Association president Delane Lim said organizers expect 12 teams to participate.
The senior Singapore national team will also compete at the World Chuuk Ball Championship in Prague from 31 July to 5 August.
Top 2 Women’s Golfers, Defending Champion Confirmed to Participate
Women’s World No. 1 Lydia Ko and World No. 2 Nelly Koda will be the defending champions at the 2023 HSBC Women’s World Championships, which will be held at Sentosa Golf Club from March 2-5.・Lead the line-up with Jinyoung.
All three players held the No. 1 spot last year and should have a strong start to the year at the top of the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings.
Coe returned to the World No. 1 spot for the first time since 2017 after a three-time Tour-winning season.
Korda won her first title in 12 months due to health problems and temporarily returned to the top of the world rankings when she won the Pelican Women’s Championship in November.
Local paddlers given wildcard entry to Singapore Smash
Spectators at the WTT Singapore Smash 2023 will enjoy an exclusive preview of the future of Singapore table tennis, with several young stars announced as local wildcards from 11-19 March.
Zhou Jingyi and Wong Xin Ru, part of the women’s team that won gold at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, will compete in the women’s singles main draw. Meanwhile, Ser Lin Qian and Zhang Wanling were given wildcards into the event’s qualifying draw.
The men’s singles local wild card will be represented by Clarence Chu and Cohen Pang, who will advance to the finals. Ethan Poe and Josh Chua are local wildcards in the men’s singles qualifying draw.
The Singapore Smash 2023 will feature 64 men’s and women’s singles and 24 pairs of doubles and mixed competitions. Tickets start at S$18 for the qualifying rounds on March 7-9, and from $28 for the finals from March 11-19.
Beach Volleyball Exhibition Match at S’pore Classic
The Singapore Classic, held at the Laguna National Golf Resort Club from February 9-12, will see national volleyball players Eliza Chong, Alicia Tang, Trevis Tang and Nicholas Kiu compete in a beach volleyball exhibition match on the 9 holes of the Masters Course. increase.
If you’re new to golf, get tips from the pros at Leadbetter Golf Academy. Afterwards, you can challenge yourself and try your putting at his 9-hole putting course in Singapore His Classic in Spectator Village.
They can also enter the Oakley closest to the pin shootout contest from above the water to the Peninsula Green. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 closest shots from Friday through Sunday of the tournament.
Meanwhile, China’s Li Hao-tung has confirmed his participation in the Singapore Classic after waiting four years to clinch his third DP World Tour title at the BMW International Open in Germany last year.
Lee became the first male golfer from China to break into the top 50 world rankings in 2018, defeating current world No. 1 Rory McIlroy to win the Dubai Desert Classic.
Single session tickets to the Singapore Classic start at $25 and 4-day event passes start at $80.
Pedalfest Singapore at Sports Hub
Pedalfest Singapore Cycling Lifestyle Festival will be held on February 11th and 12th at the Singapore Sports Hub, featuring cycling movies, health and wellness talks, upcycling workshops, spin challenges and more.
The star of the packed program is Azmi Hussin, aka ME, a renowned cartoonist, caricature artist, illustrator and muralist from Penang. Known online for his inspirational TED Talks, his Azmi uses his BMX flatland skills to create new abstract works of art.
Festival attendees can also sign up for CycleFightClub, a daily eCycling tournament. In this tournament, the rider uses his trainer smart and he competes one-on-one. Each day, his 32 shortlisted riders enter a single his elimination tournament, and the last remaining rider wins his $500 cash and travel expenses to his event cycling abroad. .
The documentary “MAMIL (Middle Age Men in Lycra)” will be screened, which explores why white-collar professionals turn into Lycra-clad road warriors every weekend. The film, narrated by his cycling commentator Phil Liggett, seeks to reveal why a middle-aged man would want to ride his expensive carbon bike.
A 1-day pass to Pedalfest Singapore is $38 and comes with a free pack worth over $50 including a limited edition t-shirt.
Crew welcomes three athletes to say goodbye to Song
The Lion City Sailors say goodbye to longtime midfielder Song Eui Yong and welcome three new signings in Danish Khayum, Lionel Tan and Christopher van Heizen.
The 29-year-old Singapore midfielder has been with the Sailors since their inception in 2020 before securing a move to Thai League 1 side Nong Bua Pitchaya, where he has scored 32 goals in all competitions, including three appearances. and broke the club’s all-time scoring record. in the AFC Champions League.
Coming to the Sailors team is Qayyum, a left-footed fullback or winger from the Young Lions. Hougang United central defender Tan. Van Huizen is also a full-back and winger for Tampines Rovers.
CNY Festival at Sports Hub
The Singapore Sports Hub will host its annual #HUATRUN from Sunday (22nd January) to 5th February.
Participants will run the hub’s 888-meter red track on the 100PLUS Promenade. You can take photos at booths along the route, post photos with Sports Hub social tags, and follow Sports Hub on Instagram and Facebook. Attendees with the most liked posts will win a pair of tickets to the concert or event of their choice.
Or, pair up with a friend or loved one and enter the Prosperity Race challenge on February 5th. After solving missions at selected landmarks, participants can also look forward to rewards for completing races.
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