WFH means win-from-home for Singapore pentathlete Shermaine Tung
11 May 2020
Article featured national pentathlete and SP alumna Shermaine Tung, who competed in a virtual international meet last week and won a silver medal in the Junior-Senior category of Laser Home Run. Organised by the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM), the virtual version of the Laser Run, which normally consists of running and shooting for several rounds, was judged over Zoom and live-streamed on UIPM TV. The 25-year-old shared that she is very happy because it was a fun competition. She added that athletes need a goal to work towards, so this was a good way to fuel their competitive spirit again. Article also featured RP student Ian Izree Hairul Nazwa, who competed in the Under-19 category of the competition. He shared about the technical difficulties faced throughout.