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...
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....
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...