FULL VIDEO #OneTeamSG Sprinter, Shanti & Valerie Pereira (Episode 2)
By Dylan Mah
Valerie (left) and Shanti (centre) and their mother, Bridget Pereira
Name: Veronica Shanti Pereira
DOB: 20 September 1996
Occupation: Student at Republic Polytechnic - Singapore Sports School Diploma in Sports and Leisure Management Programme
Name: Valerie Seema Pereira
DOB: 2 February 1990
Occupation: Marketing Executive at Sports Singapore
In the second episode of #OurTeamSG Athlete Series, meet Valerie and Shanti Pereira – a pair of sister who both found success in their years of high level competition. Shanti is the current national record holder of the 100m and 200m and had achieved 4th placing in all her events at her first SEA Games in 2013.
Hear how they feel about the upcoming SEA Games and see their sibling chemistry tested as they are quizzed on each other’s interests!
Two month after his victory at the SEA Games marathon on 7 June 2015, we speak to newly minted marathon champion Soh Rui Yong Guillaume back in Eugene, Oregon. He shares some of his pre-race rituals, pet peeves, and his road to Rio..