Justin Wong Ming Ho
Sailing from the time he was 13 years old, Justin Wong has a proven track record in this competitive sport. He achieved credible results in various junior events before moving on to the 420 class as a crew with equal success. In 2004 Justin started sailing the Olympic 470 Class. He subsequently had the opportunity to represent Singapore in the 2005 SEA Games. Showing extreme versatility, Justin and his skipper, Xu Yuan Zhen, won the Gold at the SEA Games in the 420 class.
Follow his success at the 2005 SEA Games, Justin paired with fellow SEA Games Gold Medalist, Teo Wee Chin, to campaign in a Hobie 16. At the August 2006 Hobie Youth Championships, Justin and Wee Chin placed a strong 3rd of 63 boats. Justin also was part of the gold-medal winning crew for Singapore’s Keelboat Match Racing Team at the 2006 Asian Games.
The Nanyang Polytechnic’s student now has his sights firmly set on the 2008 Olympics in the 470 Class. Justin’s achievements at international regattas clearly demonstrate his versatile talent in sailing and his potential to be competitive at the Olympic level in coming years. Justin is an extremely committed and focused crew who is suited to a number of Olympic classes.