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...
Janet Jesudason

Janet Jesudason

BORN 1936 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering athlete Janet Jesudason was a pioneer athlete who represented Singapore at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, one of just two women in the Singapore...
Tan Yoon Yin

Tan Yoon Yin

BORN 1929 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Singapore’s first lady of netball When Tan Yoon Yin went to the Registry of Societies in 1962 to set up the Singapore Women’s Netball Association, the man who handled...