posted on May 04, 2010 17:29
Singapore table tennis star Feng Tianwei has been named as Sportswoman of the Year for 2009.
The world number 2 edged out six other candidates- Quah Ting Wen (Swimming), Tao Li (Swimming), Rabiatul Adawiyah Yusak (Silat), Jasmine Ser (Shooting), Zhang Guirong (Athletics) and Cherie Tan (Bowling), to clinch the prestigious award for the first time.
Feng earned the nod from the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) selectors, after leading the women’s team to a second place finish at the 2009 World Team Cup. She also won two gold medals at the 2009 SEA Games in Laos, and won the ITTF Korea Open.
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