KANDASAMY JAYAMANI

KANDASAMY JAYAMANI

BORN 1955 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Queen of long-distance running In September 1973, when the SEA Games were held in Singapore, 17-year-old Kandasamy Jayamani skipped school and went to the National...
GLORY BARNABAS

GLORY BARNABAS

BORN 1941 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME The Accidental Athlete Glory Barnabas’s running career began unexpectedly in 1963. Then a trainee teacher, she was asked to join the Teachers Training College’s 4x100m...
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...