Quah Ting Wen: Swimming finally in my focus after a week of stress and safety concerns

One of Quah Ting Wen’s favourite things about international competitions is the chance to meet swimmers from all over the world, like Linnea Kathryn (right).
One of Quah Ting Wen’s favourite things about international competitions is the chance to meet swimmers from all over the world, like Linnea Kathryn (right).PHOTO: COURTESY OF QUAH TING WEN

I have been fortunate enough to be able to travel abroad, to visit and experience various countries and cultures throughout the years, be it for holidays, swimming or school.

Travelling with the Singapore national team is easy. We are always led around by our team managers and coaches. There is always someone making sure that everyone is at the correct departure gate at the correct time, and will always have a backup for everything. I am so well taken care of that I could close my eyes and not get lost.

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