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Woon Sui Kut
Singaporean sports official

Woon Sui Kut

Woon Sui Kut
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Intro Singaporean sports official
Was Sports official
From Singapore
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 31 May 1929
Death 21 December 2013 (aged 84 years)
Star sign Gemini
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Woon Sui Kut (Chinese: 温瑞吉; pinyin: Wēn Ruì Jí) was one of Singapore's longest-serving veteran swimming officials and a known figure in the international sporting arena. He was formerly a teacher at Victoria School.
Woon had officiated in numerous swimming events, including 10 Olympics swimming events in his lifetime. Woon served as the Secretary-General of the Singapore Swimming Association from 1964 - 1999, and as Vice-President of the Asian Swimming Federation (AASF), and a member of the international swimming body, Fédération Internationale de Natation[ (FINA). He was also known in the local swimming fraternity as "the Father of Swimming, Technical Officiating, Life Saving, Diving and Water Polo"
Woon died peacefully at the Changi General Hospital on 21 December 2013, at 4.34pm. He had died from complications after a fall at home a day before, and four days after returning from his officiating work at the 2013 Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar.

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