SIM Athletes Put Up Strong Showing At ASEAN University Games

27 Feb 2019

5 mins read

The Singapore University Paddlers were proud medallists in the Men, Women, and Mixed Varsity Boat Races.

SIM student athletes did the nation and institution proud at the 19th ASEAN University Games held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from 10 to 19 December 2018. The SIM team bagged a total of 10 medals for events such as athletics, wushu and the traditional boat race.

Our student athletes were part of the 223- strong Singapore university contingent which returned with a total of 35 medals. Among the athletes who shined were SIM-RMIT student student Zoe Mui who won a gold medal in wushu and SIM-University of London student Nabin Prajuli who clinched the bronze medal in athletics.

SIM Student Nabin Parajuli (#172) leaps over the hurdle ahead of two other opponents in the 3000m Steeplechase.

Of grace, power, and grit - SIM Student Zoe Mui nails a challenging manoeuvre in the Jianshu category.

As the chairing institution of the Singapore University Sports Council (SUSC), Dr Timothy Chan, Director (Student Life Division) SIM GE, led the marching Singapore universities contingent into the stadium. Almost 3,000 student athletes and staff representing universities across ten ASEAN countries and Timor Leste converged to celebrate cultural and sporting diversity in unity and friendship through this sporting platform.

Posted online, 27 Feb 2019