• Dennis Toh

Singapore Male Athletes to watch in Olympics 2020

After being postponed for a year owing to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will finally take place today till  August 8.


Here's 5 Male Singapore Athletes to cheer on in Olympics 2020!


Jonathan Chan, 24

Diving

Born on 10 May 1997, Jonathan Chan Fan Keng is a Singaporean diver. Following a victory at the 2019 Asian Diving Cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 8 September 2019, he qualified for the Summer Olympics 2020.  Chan was nominated for the Straits Times Athlete of the Year Award in 2020, because of his Olympic qualification. 


Follow him on IG

https://www.instagram.com/j0nb0n1_1/



Loh Kean Yew, 24

Badminton


Loh was the bronze medalist at the 2015 Singapore Single Men's Event and also a male team player in 2015, 2017, and 2019 in the Southeast Asian Games.  He has also won the 2014 and 2017 Singapore International and Malaysia International tournament and 2017. Competition at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.


In 2019, he shocked many at the Thailand Masters, where he won the semi-finals against Chinese Zhou Zeqi, Zhao Junpeng, Taiwanese Wang Tzu-wei. In a 2-1 win, he took the semi-finals against Brice Leverdez.


Check out his IG

https://www.instagram.com/lohkeanyew/?hl=en


Joseph Schooling

Swimming

The Singaporean swimmer is Joseph Isaac Schooling PJG (born June 16, 1995). He won Singapore's first ever Olympic gold medal in a 100m butterfly at the Olympic Games in 2016. His 50.39 second winning time broke several records in Asia, Asia, South East and Olympia.


He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, and was one of the top college baths under two-time US Olympic men's head coach Eddie Reese as part of the Texas Longhorn Swimming Team.


Follow his IG

https://www.instagram.com/josephschooling/



Ryan Lo, 24

Sailing

While serving his National Service (NS), national sailor Corporal First Class (CFC) (NS) Ryan Lo clinched two SEA Games gold medals, and emerged the top Asian sailor. He finished 21st last October, his first large event since the Laser Standard World Championships in January, Laser Senior European Championships and Open European Trophy


Follow his IG

https://www.instagram.com/ryanlosailing/



Quah Zheng Wen, 24

Swimming



Quah Zheng Wen, born September 29, 1996, is a Singaporean swimmer who competes in the 200-meter and 400-meter individual medleys, the 100-meter and 200-meter backstrokes, the 100-meter and 200-meter butterfly, and the 50-meter, 100-meter, and 200-meter freestyle.


Follow his IG

https://www.instagram.com/quahzhengwen/


Let's wish them success in this coming

Olympics 2020!


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