Romaine Soh

About Romaine Soh

Romaine is an unapologetic athletics fan who believes that everyone has a good story waiting to be told. She tends to say hello to dogs first instead of their owners but is working on ironing out that bias.

New faces notch SEA Games nominations at the Triathlon Singapore mixed relay trials

The only time the Singapore juniors had a taste of their regional competition was when they travelled to the ASTC cups in the Philippines, Japan, sometimes Australia. The biggest stage that the male juniors, Nicholas Rachmadi and Luke Chua, ever competed at was the ITU Junior World Triathlon Championships. By the bike leg, they

Vera Wah clinches first National Schools Cross Country title in her swan song

Since 2015, Vera Wah never finished outside the top three at the National Schools Cross Country Championship. Every time she made a run for the title, new rivals rose to the challenge. On Wednesday morning at Bedok Reservoir, well after 9 am under a blistering sun, Wah broke the tape first in the  'A'

From recreational multisport athlete to top-ranked half-marathoner

Even though Serena Teoh took up sports as an extracurricular for most of her school life, she never fully identified as an athlete. Ironic, considering that the 31-year-old recorded Singapore’s second-fastest half marathon time of 1 hour 22 minutes 7 seconds at the Gran Canaria Half Marathon in January. (Earlier reports listed Teoh as

By |March 2nd, 2019|Categories: SEA Games, Running, Aquathlon|Tags: , , |

Claire Adorna and Kim Kilgroe aim to put Philippines on the map at Super League Triathlon

“Excited and nervous” is Claire Adorna’s mindset entering the Super League Triathlon this weekend. Kim Kilgroe is “scared sh*tless,” but she craves that level of pressure in her pursuit of improvement. Both Filipinos have the same goal: to reach at least the second stage on Saturday afternoon. Their race flags off at 3pm at

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Triathlon|Tags: , , |

Nicholas Rachmadi revs up for Super League Triathlon

Two swim races, one track race and one multisport race later, Nicholas Rachmadi is ready for next week's Super League Triathlon. Rachmadi opened his multisport season at the Metasprint Aquathlon on Sunday morning at Palawan Beach. He faced a strong international contingent that consisted of Australian Rahul Jegatheva, the overall champion, and a group

By |February 17th, 2019|Categories: Aquathlon|Tags: , , |

Two Trebles and SEA Games qualifiers at 2019 IVP Track and Field

Ever since Ang Chen Xiang stepped onto the IVP scene in 2014, save the pulled hamstring in his first year, it has been title after title, record after record. The national record holder won his first gold in 2015 and has held a stranglehold on the title and meet record (14.39s) since. Ang has