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Juliana Seow is chef de mission for SEA Games : Former fencer assisted by ex-athletes Teo, Chung in growing trend of younger heads

Feb 16, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

In what is a growing trend to appoint younger former athletes as heads of contingents for major Games, the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) yesterday named former national fencer Juliana Seow as Team Singapore's chef de mission for the Nov 30-Dec 11 SEA Games in the Philippines.

The 46-year-old will be assisted by former national sailor Chung Pei Ming, 36, and ex-national bowler Valerie Teo, 34.

Seow, who is also president of Fencing Singapore, said: "It is a tremendous pr...