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Subaish Rajamanickam
  • May 28th, 2003


In this interview, we talk to Subaish of Yishun Junior College. Under former national middle distance champion and record holder S.Pandian, this young man has been producing amazing result. We take a peek into his life

Coach: Mr S.Pandian

School: Yishun JC in / Year 2

Awards: National & Zone Colours

Highlights: ASEAN School 2002 (1.57, 1st)

Personal Best: 400m (51.20) , 800m (1.57), 1500m (4.20)

  1. How did you get started with Track & Field

    Subaish: When i was in JC 1 year 2001 i took part in the Sports Day, i participated in 800m and surprisingly won the race with a time of 2.02. So after the Sports Day, my teacher approach me and told me i have potential and recommend me to Mr S.Pandian who at that time was coaching Northland Secondary. So when they train, i just came down and joined them

  2. Other than track what else do you do?

    Subaish: I don’t have much time to play but if i do i’ll probably play pool or soccer as it’s fun. I’m pretty OK at pool, not good and not too bad either. Other than that i study to prepare for my ‘A’s

  3. What’s your training like per week?

    Subaish: I train 4 times a week, 1 times daily. In those 4 days, i have 1 weight session, 1 long distance running and 2 track days

  4. What motivate you to train?

    Subaish: I just basically want to be the best and the elite few. Also breaking Pandian record spurs me to train hard

  5. Goals for this year?

    Subaish: To do well and focus on my ‘A’s. Long term i wish to qualify for 2005 SEA Games. To do that i need to do 1.50 in 800m at least

  6. Any idols you look up to?

    Subaish: I’ve always admired Michael Johnson, Wilson Kipketer and Hicham El Guerrouj

  7. Any last comments?

    Subaish: Believe in yourself and ‘Dare to Dream’

Subaish has exceptional qualities and making for a middle distance champion. ‘You are da man!’


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