ASEAN Para Games: Asst Prof Wong Meng Ee wins swimming bronze for Singapore

ASEAN Para Games: Asst Prof Wong Meng Ee wins swimming bronze for Singapore

Date
Saturday, 05 December 2015

SINGAPORE: Dr Wong Meng Ee won a bronze medal at the ASEAN Para Games on Saturday morning (Dec 5) at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.

Visually impaired swimmer Wong, 45, finished the 100m freestyle S12 in 1:14.45s to come in third in the race. 

The lecturer at the National Institute of Education relies on a helper tapping his head at each end of the pool before he makes his turn.

The gold medal went to Tran Quoc Phi from Vietnam with a time of 1:03.82s, and Indonesia's Menaser Meriba Numberi took the silver, with a time of 1:07.04s.

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