During the SEA Games in Singapore, several awards were given out to the winners. These awards are meant to honor the athletes’ performances. They include the ATP 250 event as well as the Major games award program. Read on to find out more about these awards and how they are given.
Besides the Singapore Prize, there are other awards in Singapore. These include medals, state decorations and cups. These awards are a testament to the success and achievements of Singaporeans.
One of the awards is the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, which is given every two years to cities that have made a positive contribution to the sustainable urban development of Singapore. The prize is awarded to a city that has built its reputation on a strong cultural foundation and modern innovations.
Another award is the Singapore Police Force Book Prize. This scholarship award is given to students who have shown strong leadership qualities, as well as a keen interest in serving in the Singapore Police Force. In order to qualify for the scholarship, candidates must have outstanding academic performance and demonstrate strong leadership qualities. They will then study at one of the world’s most renowned universities and be involved in shaping public law and order issues.
Readers’ favorite category
Among the Singapore Book Awards, the Readers’ Favorite Award is a notable citation. It is a contest that awards one reader the most valuable prize – a US$720 prize and a special trophy. The winner is determined by a panel of judges, which include literary experts.
The Readers’ Favourite award is the first of its kind in the Singapore Book Awards. It is also the most popular category, as more than 4,000 voters voted for it. The award ceremony will be held online from Monday, 29 August. It will be the first time the awards have been held in virtual format.
The prize is a commissioned trophy and a purse of S$3,000. The entrants come from a pool of 192 submissions. They are categorized into seven categories: fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, poetry, drama, and supplementary educational titles.
Major games award programme
Earlier this week, the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) announced the winners of the Major Games Award Programme (MAP) at a ceremony held at Raffles Town Club. The award ceremony marked the culmination of the MAP, which was previously known as the Multi-Million Dollar Award Programme.
The programme was created to reward medal winners at four major multi-sport events. These events include the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, SEA Games and Youth Olympic Games. Each event has its own category of awards. The award amount is based on the field of competition, the standard and the size of the winning athlete. The award is not just monetary, but also tax-deductible.
Earlier this year, Singapore athletes competed in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in February. They also competed in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, held in April.
SEA Games medals awarded
SEA Games medals awarded in Singapore included gold, silver and bronze medals. It is one of the many major sporting events that are held in Asia. This year, the games involved 11 countries.
Singapore athletes made their mark at the games with a record 188 medals. The team amassed the most medals of any nation at the SEA Games, beating their previous record set at the Korat 2007 Games.
The Games saw several personal best performances by the Singapore contingent. One of these was from Nguyen Thi Oanh, who set a new personal record in the women’s 3,000m hurdles with a time of 9 min 46 sec. She also broke her own record of 10 min 0.02 sec from the SEA Games 30 in the Philippines.
ATP 250 event in Singapore
ATP, the governing body of men’s professional tennis, announced two new ATP 250 events to be held in Singapore and Marbella, Spain in the year 2021. Both events will be held at the OCBC Arena, an indoor hard court venue located in the Singapore Sports Hub.
The two new tournaments join the current four Grand Slams on the calendar, which includes the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open. The three-week event is the first ATP tournament to be held in Singapore since ATP awarded the event to the city in 2014.
The ATP 250 in Singapore will be the first professional men’s tournament to be held in the city in over 15 years. The event will be organised by Sport Singapore (SportSG), the national agency for sports in Singapore, and will be supported by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).
The ATP 250 will feature the world’s top players in an international men’s tournament. The tournament will be run on a single-year licence, meaning it will be a one-off visit on the ATP calendar. The tournament will feature a 28-strong singles field, and a 16-pair doubles field. The tournament will be managed by Sport Singapore and Singapore Tennis Association (STA), who will ensure compliance with government regulations.