Our student and swimmer Wong Zhi Wei is in the news again today for winning Singapore’s first gold at Asian Youth Para Games (AYPG)! Our heartiest congratulations to Zhi Wei for his achievements for Singapore: we are proud of you!

Despite been born blind in his right eye and having only 6/60 vision in his left, Zhi Wei has been a role model of resilience and fortitude, continuous improvement and excellence. He has also clinched a silver in the 100m backstroke event on Sunday and will be swimming in three more events at the Games. Zhi Wei had also who won a silver in the 100m free (S13) and bronze in the 50m free (S13) at the Asean Para Games (APG) in September.

The above news was reported in the 12 Dec Straits Times, and you can read more at: http://str.sg/oZvb

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Photo: Singapore National Paralympic Council