Category: YOG2010

YOG2010 – Weightlifting

Just over 2 weeks to go before Singapore hosts the 1st Youth Olympic Games.

Weightlifting, one of the core Olympic sports, will feature as 1 of the 26 sports in the programme. It will see about 110 boys and girls competing across 11 weight categories from 15th to 19th Aug 2010. Singapore will be represented by Joel Law (62kg, Boys) and Jamie Emma Wee (58kg, Girls).

Tickets are available at

Supporting the YOG is the Sports Initiation Programme (SIP). Its objectives are to create and facilitate an understanding of the different Olympic sports. We will be organising the Weightlifting SIP at the competition venue on 15th and 16th Aug 2010. More details of the SIP can be found here –

Singapore Open


Women’s Under 58kg

  1. YU Weili – 185kg Total
  2. TANASAN Sopita – 159kg Total
  3. YAHYA Noraliza – 93kg Total

Women’s Above 58kg

  1. FERIYANI Beti – 207kg Total
  2. GULNOI Rattikan – 186kg Total
  3. XIE Li Ting Jolene – 117kg Total
  4. WEE Jamie Emma – 114kg Total

Men’s Under 69kg Junior

  1. LAOSIRIKUL Thanakhon – 237kg Total
  2. NG Choon Yeow – 151kg Total
  3. MOHD FIRDAUS Bin Ruslan – 150kg Total
  4. LAW Joel Wei – 148kg Total
  5. ANG Lim Hong – 135kg Total
  6. Guest: LECONTE Shaun – 170kg Total

Men’s Above 69kg Junior

  1. BAYU Saputra – 315kg Total
  2. CHUA Yong Hwee Lewis – 263kg Total
  3. MOHD ZAKI Baharudin – 210kg Total
  4. MOHAMAD Haidil – 77kg (Snatch Only)
  5. EMIR FAIZAL Bin Esa – Retired

Men Under 77kg Senior

  1. GOI Si Han – 190kg Total
  2. TAN Nigel – 166kg Total
  3. LEE Ka Wing Kevin – 128kg Total
  4. Guest: LIM Zheng Xian – 177kg Total

Men Above 77kg Senior

  1. CHIA Hsien Hwee Carl – 195kg Total
  2. TOH Guang Yan – 194kg Total
  3. GORDON Andrew John – 185kg Total
  4. WOO Wai Shun – 175kg Total
  5. TEOW Wei Xian – 174kg Total

Singapore2010 Photo Stream –

UPDATE: Singapore Open

This weekend will see 28 athletes representing 6 countries – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Canada – competing across 6 different weight categories.

Venue: Toa Payoh Sports Hall (between the Stadium and Swimming Complex)

22 May 2010

11am  –  Men Under 69kg

1pm   –  Women Under 58kg

3pm   –  Men Over 69kg

23 May 2010

11am  –  Men Under 77kg

1pm   –  Women Over 58kg

3pm   –  Men Over 77kg

What’s Been Happening?

It has been a busy past few weeks for SWF.

Final preparations are underway as look forward to the Singapore Open on 22nd and 23rd May 2010 at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall (Admission is free). We’re expecting teams and officials from various neighbouring countries to arrive from the 19th.

We also have the NTO Workshop on the 20th for those looking to get involved in the sport as an official.

Aside from preparing for the Singapore Open, some of our athletes have been busy in competition.


  • 58kg – Jamie Wee, Total 107kg, 8th Place
  • 62kg – Joel Law, Total 140kg, 12th Place
  • 85kg – Carl Chia, Total 197kg, 8th Place
  • 105+kg – Lewis Chua, Total 250kg, 6th Place

British Weightlifting Association – Atlas Warehouse Open Competition 2010.

  • Helena Wong, Total Lift of 132kg, 1st Place

We look forward to and appreciate everyone’s support for the Singapore Open and our team of officials and athletes preparing for YOG.

National Technical Officials (NTOs) Workshop

SWF will be organising a NTO Workshop on 20th May 2010 (Wednesday) and invite those interested in volunteering for the sport, especially during the Singapore Open (22nd and 23rd May 2010) and Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010 (15th to 19th Aug 2010).

Date: 20 May 2010

Time: 9.00am to 5.oopm

Venue: Royal Room, Hotel Royal, Newton Road

Participation Fee: $20 each

Please register with us at and include the following details:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • NRIC No
  • Nationality
  • Date Of Birth
  • Country Of Birth

Singapore Open

SWF will be organising the Singapore Open on 22nd and 23rd May 2010 at the Toa Payoh Sports Hall. This is also the venue for the weightlifting competition during YOG.

The event is open to the public and all are welcomed to watch as our athletes pit themselves against other athletes from Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Australia and Indonesia. The event programme starts at 10am and ends at about 6pm each day.