7 Schools of S'pore's Top Athletes and Where to Stay Around Them

By Moses Lemuel / The Edge Property | July 22, 2017 2:00 PM SGT
Singapore has been abuzz with the news that youth national player Ben Davis recently signed a two-year deal with English soccer club Fulham, putting him closer to his dream of playing in the English Premier League (EPL).
The news comes in the wake of a remarkable year in Singapore's sporting scene, which saw swimmer Joseph Schooling clinch the nation's first ever Olympic gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games.
Hoping that your child could have a shot at sporting glory while balancing it with their studies? EdgeProp looks at 7 schools that have nurtured some of Singapore's best athletes and the available properties within 1 km of them.
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1. Singapore Sports School

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Ben Davis' alma mater, the Singapore Sports School is the first of its kind in Singapore, focused specially on developing student-athletes. It has trained other top local athletes including Olympic swimmer Tao Li and Olympic sprinter and hurdler Dipna Lim Prasad.
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Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)

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The prestigious school at Dover is the alma mater of quite a few top athletes, including Joseph Schooling, who attended classes there until he was 14. Fellow Olympic swimmer Quah Zheng Wen and badminton star Ronald Susilo are also former students.
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3. Bendemeer Secondary School

Also a gold medallist at the Rio games, Yip Pin Xiu achieved the top spot in the 50 and 100-metre backstroke S2 events at the Paralympics. She is an alumnus of Bendemeer Secondary in Kallang.
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4. Raffles Institution

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One of Singapore's top schools, its alumni and students include marathon runner and 2013 SEA Games gold medallist Mok Ying Ren, as well as Olympic sailor Justin Liu.
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Bukit Panjang Government High School

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Located in Choa Chu Kang, the school is well-regarded academically and counts national basketball player Lim Shengyu among its alumni.
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Victoria School

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A school with a long history of performance in both academics and sports, it is the alma mater of sailing champion Muhammad Daniel Kei Yazid, as well as Olympic track and field athletes Gary Yeo and Calvin Kang.
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7. CHIJ Secondary

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Bowling champion Shayna Ng and rising weightlifting star Helena Wong both hail from the Toa Payoh mission school, the oldest of the CHIJ schools in Singapore.
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