Famous Athletes from Singapore

List of famous athletes from Singapore, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Singapore has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Singaporean athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Singapore and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Singapore then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List includes Nicholas Chan, Jing Junhong, more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Singaporean athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Singapore?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Singapore in order to get more information about each one.
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  • Zhang Guirong (born 5 February 1978) is a Singaporean shot putter. She changed nationality from China in late 2003. Her personal best throw is 18.57 metres, achieved at the 2005 Asian Championships ...more
  • Feng Tianwei PJG (simplified Chinese: 冯天薇; traditional Chinese: 馮天薇; pinyin: Féng Tiānwēi, pronounced [fə̌ŋ tjɛ́nwéi]) is a Singapore table tennis player. She moved to Singapore under the Foreign ...more
  • Daniel Bennett
    Singapore national football team
    • Birthplace: Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: Singapore, England
    • Position: Defender
    Daniel Mark Bennett (born 7 January 1978) is a professional footballer who plays for the Singapore national team and for Tampines Rovers in the S.League as a defender mainly in central defence. A ...more
  • Tao Li (Chinese: 陶李; pinyin: Táo Lǐ; born 10 January 1990) is a Singaporean competitive swimmer who specializes in the backstroke and butterfly. Tao has represented Singapore at the Southeast Asian ...more
  • Li Jiawei (Chinese: 李佳薇; pinyin: Lǐ Jiāwēi; born 9 August 1981) is a Chinese-born Singaporean former table tennis player, four-time Olympian and twice Olympic medalist. She trained in Beijing's ...more
  • Charles Herbert Twissell (born 16 December 1932) is an English former professional footballer who played as a winger.