The SSA Selection Committee felt that none of the four male athletes nominated had made a significant enough achievement in 2012. None even made it as finalists, not to mention an award recipient. Table-tennis paddler, Feng Tianweiwon Sportswoman of the Year.
“The male athletes have done well, but (their results are) not in the same league as the rest,” said Chairwoman of this year’s SSA, Jessie Phua.
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