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Silat: Sheik Ferdous bin Sheik Alau’ddin to take part in first SEA Games in Myanmar

Silat: Sheik Ferdous bin Sheik Alau’ddin to take part in first SEA Games in Myanmar

Ferdous, a student of Temasek Polytechnic, will be going for his first SEA Games this December in Myanmar. (Photo © Sasha Christian/Red Sports) Sheik Ferdous bin Sheik Alau’ddin, 17, will be representing Singapore in Silat at the upcoming 2013 South-east Asian (SEA) Games. We caught up with Ferdous in the lead-up to his first SEA Games. Red Sports: What challenges have you faced heading into the SEA Games? Ferdous: Injuries, school workload, test week when I’m at SEA Games, and balancing school and sports. What do you hope to gain from this SEA Games? Ferdous: I hope to gain invaluable experience as well as a gold medal. If not, a medal will do. What is your training like in the lead-up to the SEA Games? Ferdous: It intensifies and the duration gets longer. Who is your role model? Ferdous: I don’t really have a role model. I prefer to be a role model for myself. When and h...

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