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Swimming: Team S'pore seeks golden harvest at SEA Games: By Patwant Singh | Posted: 07 November 2011 1640 hrs SI...

Swimming: Team S'pore seeks golden harvest at SEA Games: By Patwant Singh | Posted: 07 November 2011 1640 hrs SI...

SINGAPORE: The Singapore swim team is looking at improving its performance from the last edition two years ago when it came home with 14 gold medals. Unlike other sports, swimming will see more events on offer at the Indonesian SEA Games. And Singapore's top swimmer Tao Li is definitely a strong bet for a few gold medals as she will be taking part in nine events. Apart from Tao, Singapore's other swimmers are also certain to make a splash. Eleven swimmers, including the three debutants for open water swimming, will be making their maiden splash at the games. Singapore Swimming Team's head coach Ang Peng Siong, said: "They are all really strong swimmers and if you can recall, actually a couple of them were the second team that went to the Commonwealth Games and they are the national record holders." Another debutant to look out for is Joseph Schooling, who could be the next...

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