Announcement: Olympic Hopes Team

June 30, 2016 in Featured, News by Singapore Canoe Federation


Following the completion of selection trials at the 2016 National Canoe Sprint Championships, the Singapore Canoe Federation would like to congratulate the athletes who have been selected into the Olympic Hopes Canoe Sprint Team to compete at the (Junior) Olympic Hopes Regatta in Szeged, Hungary from 23 to 25 September 2016.

This year’s Olympic Hopes Team will be made up of 13 athletes from 8 schools – 3 representatives from National Junior College and Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), 2 representatives from Gan Eng Seng School, 1 representative from Bukit Panjang Government High, Crescent Girls School, St Joseph’s Institution, Damai Secondary School and Temasek Secondary School.

The Olympic Hopes Team provides talented young paddlers with a structured pathway and platforms to gain international racing experience, which will hopefully see them progress into the Junior, Under-23 and Senior national teams in the coming years.

Olympic Hopes Team List

17 Years Men Kayak – Brendan Tay (ACSI), Zenton Yam (SJI)

15/16 Years Men Kayak – Jasmond Tan ( GESS), Leo Zhi Kai (BPGHS), Sean Becker ( ACSI)), Julian Seow (NJC), Jack Benjamin Smith( NJC), Kuik Tze Cheng (ACSI)

15/16 Years Women Kayak – Lim Yan Yu (GESS), Anthea Low (NJC), Ho Jie En (DMS), Anisha Singh Le Shuang (CGS), Daniella Barbara Lawther (TMS)