Does This SEA Games Gold Medallist Look 50 To You? And Does Age Even Matter?

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Does This SEA Games Gold Medallist Look 50 To You? And Does Age Even Matter?

STORY: Farhan Shafie
05 March 2020

Christina Tham is the living embodiment of the adage that 'age is but a number'. At the age of 50, she made headlines when she won not one but two gold medals in underwater hockey at last year's SEA Games. Incredibly, this comes almost 4 decades after her last medal placing during her early teens, when she claimed a silver representing Singapore in another sport, swimming.

So what motivated this quinquagenarian to continue competing at such a high level? And how does she balance her training commitments while holding down a full-time legal career? Find out more in the video above.

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