SER Jasmine < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Singapore   
Gender Women
Born 24 Sep 1990
Height1.55 m
Weight 48 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Singapore
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Mandarin
Higher education Business Administration - National University of Singapore : Singapore
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began shooting at age 13 in school.
Why this sport? She was encouraged to take up the sport by her sister. "I didn't know what shooting was back then, but I realised after a few training sessions that my shots were quite consistent. I thought that maybe I could improve, so I continued to train harder."
Name of coach Kirill Ivanov [personal], RUS, from 2011
Handedness Right eye, left hand
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Singapore
General Interest
Nicknames Jaz (gc2018.com, 31 Oct 2017)
Hobbies Reading, spending time with friends, travelling. (gc2018.com, 31 Oct 2017; straitstimes.com, 05 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games, and winning gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career Her father. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2016)
Injuries She suffered from fever and flu during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (channelnewsasia.com, 13 Apr 2018)

She had food poisoning ahead of the 2016 Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament in Delhi, India. She was admitted to hospital and put on intravenous drip, but recovered in time to win a gold medal at the event. (straitstimes.com, 31 Jan 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Put in the extra effort, work hard and never give up." (Athlete, 21 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours She was named Singapore's flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2017 South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (redsports.sg, 05 Aug 2017)

She was named the 2011 and 2014 Sportswoman of the Year by the Singapore National Olympic Council [SNOC]. (Facebook page, 03 Mar 2016; SNOC Twitter profile, 05 Aug 2015)

She was named the 2010, 2011 and 2012 National University of Singapore [NUS] Sportswoman of the Year. (Facebook page, 03 Mar 2016)
Famous relatives Her older sister Adrienne represented Singapore in shooting at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. Her cousin Tessa Neo won gold in shooting [10m air rifle] at the 2015 South East Asian Games in Singapore. (todayonline.com, 03 Jun 2015, 06 Jun 2015)
Ambitions To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (straitstimes.com, 12 Aug 2016)