POH Lip Meng < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Singapore   
Gender Men
Born 10 Feb 1969
Height1.64 m
Weight 69 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife, two children
Occupation Athlete, Public Servant
Languages English, Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 2001 when he joined the army.
Club / Team Singapore Armed Forces Sports Association [SAFSA]: Singapore
Handedness Right eye, right hand
International Debut
Year 2003
Competing for Singapore
General Interest
Hobbies Running, swimming. (gc2018.com, 28 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto “Shooting is a unique sport. It is one that requires both mental and physical resilience. You need mental resilience as you will be placed under great pressure for each shot, and your shots have to be consistent and accurate.” (mindef.gov.sg, 07 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours He was awarded the Singapore Armed Forces Sports Association's [SAFSA] Best Sportsmen Award in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2017. (mindef.gov.sg, 07 Jul 2017; teamsingapore.com, 09 May 2012)
Famous relatives His son Yu Hao Poh has represented Singapore in shooting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (singaporeolympics.com, 26 Mar 2018; gc2018.com, 01 Mar 2018)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (mindef.gov.sg, 07 Jul 2017)