ANNABEL PENNEFATHER

ANNABEL PENNEFATHER

BORN 1948 DIED 2020 INDUCTED 2021 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME ANNABEL PENNEFATHER Trailblazing sports administrator and lawyer When she was in primary school, Annabel Pennefather was asked what she wanted to be when she...
MAE NOELINE OEHLERS

MAE NOELINE OEHLERS

BORN 1916 DIED 1987  INDUCTED 2021  CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME MAE NOELINE OEHLERS Outstanding sportswoman and educator In the 1930s, one name regularly appeared in the headlines to news reports about ladies hockey...
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...