Sunday, April 29, 2007

Tan Eng Bock: The “hero” of Singapore

At 18 years old, Tan Eng Bock took part in his first Asian Games in 1954 and won Singapore’s only team gold medal. It was the start of an unforgettable career and a lifelong dedication to Water Polo. At 20 years old, Tan took part in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, cherishing the experience to this day. From 1970 to 1990, under Bock's guidance, the Singapore team dominated the SEA Games. Bock won the title of Coach of the Year in 1977, he has been established in the SSC Hall of Fame beeing considered as one of Singapore’s 50 Greatest Athletes.

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