31 Jan '18, 8am

[Mothership] Tan Jing-E, 17, rising swim queen, might have given up sport if she stayed in S’pore https://t.co/Zb9pbA25SM

[Mothership] Tan Jing-E, 17, rising swim queen, might have given up sport if she stayed in S’pore https://t.co/Zb9pbA25SM

Some 10,000 miles away from home, Singaporean swimmer Tan Jing-E is training hard to represent Singapore at international meets, and one day, possibly even at the Olympics. This up-and-coming swim queen is only 17 years old, but has already been making waves in the international swimming scene. Advertisement During the 2013 Southeast Asian Swimming Championships, she took home gold medals in all seven of her events and won three championship records in the 13-and-under age group. In 2014, she also obliterated several national records set by Singapore swim queens in her age category. She is currently pursuing her dreams in the United States, as reported by Washington Post in an article on Jan. 25, 2018. A natural at swimming Given that the Washington Post dubbed Tan a “swim star”, it might come as a surprise that she nearly drowned once. She was two years old, and had slipp...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/tan-jing-e/

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