Singapore sports community pay tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Athletes and members of the sports community in Singapore took to social media to pay tribute to founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew, who died earlier today (March 23). 

Singapore National Olympic Council member Ng Ser Miang (from Facebook):

Thank you, Mr Lee Kuan Yew, for building Singapore to what it is today - prosperous, peaceful, safe and harmonious.
Thank you for lighting the flame for the nation, we will keep it burning.

National footballer Baihakki Khaizan:

Former discus star James Wong, on Facebook:

Former Singapore Table Tennis Association president and MP Lee Bee Wah:




Former national football captain and SEA Games football coach Aide Iskandar:


RIP LKY! You will greatly be missed! A sad day for Singapore

A photo posted by @aide05 on Mar 22, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT

Asian Games gold medallist swimmer Joseph Schooling:

Singapore National Olympic Council president and Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin:



National footballer Khairul Amri, on Instagram:

Singapore Bowling Federation president Jessie Phua:

Singapore Sailing Federation president and Nominated MP Dr Benedict Tan:

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