Tag Archives: Water Polo

SEA Games 2015 – National Service

SEA Games 2015 Women Water Polo Final Singapore OCBC Aquatic Centre Silver Medal

Right from the first whistle I could hear a kid, probably 6 years old trying to drown out the Thai supporters on her own. Well thankfully she had help from her fellow Singaporeans. I’ve seen a number of games during this SEA Games and if there are 2 sides who know how to entertain, it’s the Thais and the Singaporeans. …

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SEA Games 2015 – Songs of Singapore

SEA Games 2015 OCBC Aquatic Centre Women Singapore vs Philippines

Perhaps it’s really the home advantage that has contributed even more than we thought. Being in the OCBC Aquatic Centre in the first quarter of the women’s water polo match between Singapore and the Philippines was much more than the straight forward game for Singapore. It’s been about the support. You get one guy in the west stand shouting “let’s …

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SEA Games 2015 – A Lesson On Life

SEA Games 2015 Water Polo OCBC Aquatic Centre Women Round Robin Match 4 Singapore Malaysia

“No No No Block!” said the kid seated behind me as his dad slowly and patiently explained the sport of waterpolo to him. “Well son, it won’t be easy for Malaysia to beat us because we are more experienced.” He explained everything and even took time to quiz his son on the rules. Meanwhile the crowd around us was screaming …

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A Splashing Good Time

SEA Games 2015 Aquatics-Water Polo Round Robin Match 1 Indonesia vs Singapore (7)

“Defense! Defense!” Those were the deafening cheers from Singapore fans at the OCBC Aquatic Centre. The event – Singapore vs Indonesia in the first of the round robin matches for water polo. It’s quite an experience to be in the middle of all these Singaporean fans at 1.30 in the afternoon. I know for sure that there were office workers …

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