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History of Gymnastics in Singapore

Timeline

1979

1979 SEA Games in Jakarta –

Gold medal in the Balance Beam – Yip Kwan Tai

1980

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior – Yip Kwan Tai

1992

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior – Eileen Chai

1993/94

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior – Jackie Choy

2003

Mr Lee Seng Huat being awarded Life membership for his long commitment and contribution to the sport of gymnastics in Singapore.

2004

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior – Lim Heem Wei

SINGAPORE SPORTS AWARDS 2004

Junior Awards -Sportsgirl of the Year(Gymnastics) – Ms Low Sanmay

Junior Team of the Year (Events)
National Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team
(Ms Low Sanmay, Ms Lim Heem Wei, Ms Sai You Zi
Ms Lee Wen Si, Ms Hoe Peishan, Ms Nur Atikah Nabilah Bte Muhammad Jufrie)

2005

23rd SEA Games 2005

Two Gold Medals – women’s team event and individual floor exercise event (Nicole Tay)  http://www.channelnewsasia.com/seagames2005/sg.htm

2006

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior –

Lim Heem Wei, Nur Atikah Nabilah Bte Muhammad Jufrie, Lee Wen Si, Lee Wen Ling, Nicole Tay Xi Hui, Tabitha Tay Jia Hui

Commonwealth Games 2006 Melbourne

With a strong performance in the Men’s Vault at the Sea Games, Wah Toon qualified for the Commonwealth Games.

SG Sent first gymnast to Commonwealth Games:  17 year-old  Ho Wah Toon, for the Men’s Vault.

2007

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior –

Lim Heem Wei

SEA GAMES 2007:

WAG:

Double Gold Individual All Around Tabitha and Nicole Tay. (plus individual apparatus medals)
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/317042/1/.html

MAG:

3rd in Pommel Horse Individual Event Finals – David-Jonathan Chan

Singapore enter the World Arena – Shanghai World Cup – WAG 2011

2008

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior –

Team – Tabitha Tay Jia Hui, Nicole Tay Xi Hui, Lim Heem Wei, Ng Hui Min Sarah, Nazyra Bte Suhairi, Nur Artikah Nabilah Bte Muhammad Jufrie

2009

SNOC Meritocracy Awards – Junior –

Team – Tabitha Tay Jia Hui, Nicole Tay Xi Hui, Lim Heem Wei, Sarah Ng Hui Min

 

2010

YOG

4 Gymnasts compete in Rhythmic gymnastics: PHAAN Yilin, Miki Erika Nomura, Cecilia Chia, Ann Sim

Rachel GIAM represents Singapore in Women’s Artistic

Timothy Tay represents Singapore in Men’s Artistic

Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

6 Gymnasts sent to Commonwealth Games (Lim Heem Wei, Tabitha Tay, Nicole Tay, Krystal Khoo, Gabriel Gan and David-Jonathan Chan)

Lim Heem Wei wins Silver Medal for Balance Beam Exercise – Women’s Artistic

Jonathan Chan wins Bronze medal and Gabriel Gan placed 4th for Pommel Horse – Men’s Artistic

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1085957/1/.html

http://redsports.sg/2010/10/07/david-jonathan-tan-pommel-horse/

http://oneclick.indiatimes.com/photo/0aw62Si9xa9b3?q=Singapore

http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1971:mitchell-ties-record-as-games-end&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=164

http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Sport/Story/STIStory_589398.html

Asian Games Guangzhou 2010

4 gymnasts represent Singapore at Asian Games; WAG – LIM heem Wei and Krystal Khoo, MAG – Gabriel Gan and Jonathan Chan

TODAY Award

LIM Heem Wei was one of the 6 short listed candidates for the TODAY Athlete of 2010 award.

2011

At World Championships in Tokyo – Lim Heem Wei qualifies for Olympics Test Event in London (January 2012)

WAG SEA Games Team – GOLD (Lim Heem Wei, Nabila Jufrie, Rachel Giam, Foo En Ning, Krystal Khoo), Lim Heem Wei Silver on Floor Exercise and Bronze in IAA.

MAG SEA Games Team 4th, Gabriel Gan Silver for Pommel Horse

2012

Lim Heem Wei becomes the first Singaporean gymnast to compete at the Olympic Games in London.