Zena Clarke Tessensohn

Zena Clarke Tessensohn

BORN 1909 INDUCTED 2018 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Founder of Singapore’s first sports club for girls In 1929, twelve young Eurasian women, all keen sportswomen, decided to take matters into their own hands. They...
Eleanor Clunies-Ross

Eleanor Clunies-Ross

BORN 1934 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering Athlete Eleanor Ann Clunies-Ross was a sprint champion in the early 1950s who made a mark in Singapore’s sporting history with her raw talent and...
Gloria Beck

Gloria Beck

BORN 1938 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering Athlete Gloria Beck was a star athlete in Singapore’s inter-school competitions in the mid-1950s. Her well-rounded athletic ability led to her being...
Mary Beatrice Klass

Mary Beatrice Klass

BORN 1935 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering Athlete Mary Beatrice Klass was in 1954 one of the two fastest women in Asia. Representing Singapore at the Asian Games in Manila, the 19-year-old tied with...
Alice Pennefather

Alice Pennefather

BORN 1903 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME A pioneering and outstanding sportswoman Alice Edith Wilhemina Patterson, better known as Alice Pennefather, was one of the most outstanding sportswomen of her time....
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