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Singapore National Athletes took top spots at Singapore Aquathlon 2018

by On Nov 5, 2018

Outstanding results achieved by outstanding people.

Singapore National Athletes took top spots at Singapore Aquathlon 2018

Singapore Aquathlon 2018 attracted an 800 participants athletes racing while Singapore National Athletes took top spots across their age group categories. 21-year-old Singapore Bryce Chong claims the championship for the standard distance of 1.5km swim and 10km run with a formidable time of 1 hour 10 minutes and 44 seconds. 44-year-old British Timothy Kelsall and 47-year-old Singaporean Danny Lim took second and thirds spots with a time of 1 hour and 12 minutes and 1 hour and 14 minutes respectively.

Singapore National Athletes took top spots at Singapore Aquathlon 2018

Photo Credit: Orange Room Pte Ltd

Singapore YOG representative Emma Middleditch took the top spot for the sprint category with a time of 35 minutes and 27 seconds racing ahead with her father coach James Middleditch who also took a podium spot at the sprint category with a time of 40 minutes and 1 second. Nicholas Rachmadi was crowned champion in the sprint category with a time of 34 minutes and 10 seconds ahead of French Valentin Van Wersch and Singaporean Samir Varma who finished second and third spot.

This event is specially designed to be fully inclusive for all fitness levels and ages, with physically challenged Emma Oldager completing the 750m swim leg of the Sprint relay category along with friend Laura Young who finished 11th place with a time of 48 minutes and 24 seconds.

Singapore National Athletes took top spots at Singapore Aquathlon 2018

Photo Credit: Orange Room Pte Ltd

Managing Director Orange Rom, Elvin Ting mentioned that this year’s race is a dazzling display of how far multisport has come in Singapore. The organiser hope to continue encouraging everyone to tap into their competitive spirit, get healthy, and enjoy the amazing sport.

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