Channel NewsAsia
Updated: 11/20/2012 04:40 | By Channel NewsAsia

Singapore bags seven medals at 9th ASEAN Skills Competition

Singapore bags seven medals at 9th ASEAN Skills Competition


Singapore bags seven medals at 9th ASEAN Skills Competition

SINGAPORE: Team Singapore has bagged seven medals at the 9th ASEAN Skills Competition (ASC) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

In addition, Singapore also won five Medallions for Excellence.

The 30—member team won four gold medals in Caring, Cooking, Hairdressing and IT Network Systems Administration, and three bronze medals in Beauty Therapy, Industrial Automation and IT Network Systems Administration.

The team, which comprised students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), competed in 15 out of 23 skills areas at the keenly—contested competition held from on November 11—20.

This is Team Singapore’s third year of participation at the biennial ASC.

At the 8th ASC, held in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2010, Team Singapore bagged two gold, one silver and four bronze medals. It also clinched six Medallions for Excellence.

Team Singapore will be returning home on Tuesday.

— CNA/de

Latest Photo Galleries on xinmsn

NEWS VIDEOS