Siow Yi Ting

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Siow Yi Ting
Personal information
Nationality Malaysian
Born (1985-12-11) 11 December 1985 (age 28)
Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 108 lb (49 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) breaststroke
College team Arkansas Razorbacks (USA; 2008-2010)
Wisconsin Badgers (USA; 2006-2007)

Siow Yi Ting (born 11 December 1985[1] in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia)[2] is an Olympic and national record holding breaststroke swimmer from Malaysia. She swam for Malaysia at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics. If she swims at the 2012 Olympics, she could become Malaysia's first female swimmer to swim at four Olympics.[3]

She attended university and swam for the University of Wisconsin for two years,[4] and then the University of Arkansas (2008-2010),[5] both in the USA.

She was awarded the Malaysian Olympians of the Year in 2008.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siow's athlete page from the 2011 SEA Games website; retrieved 24 February 2012.
  2. ^ Siow's entry from www.sports-reference.com; retrieved 24 February 2012
  3. ^ Yi Ting still has a thing for fourth Olympic appearance by Lim Teik Huat, The Star Online [Malaysia]. Published 28 December 2011, retrieved 24 February 2012.
  4. ^ Yi-Ting Siow overview from colllegeswimming.com
  5. ^ Arkansas (Women's) Swimming & Diving 2009-10, from the website of the University of Arkansas Athletic Department (arkansasrazorbacks.com); retrieved 24 February 2012.
  6. ^ "Malaysian Olympians". The Olympic Council of Malaysia. Retrieved 12 August 2012.