Low Teo Ping appointed Chef de Mission for Commonwealth Games
Category: Commonwealth Games
Singapore, 24 October 2013 – The Commonwealth Games Association Singapore (CGA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Low Teo Ping as the Chef de Mission of the Singapore Contingent to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Mr Low is currently the Vice President of the SNOC and a member of the Steering Committee of the SEA Games 2015. In addition, he is President of the Singapore Rugby Union, Executive Committee member of the Asian Rugby Football Union as well as President of the Singapore Snow Board and Skiing Association.
Mr Low served as the Chef de Mission for Singapore at the 2010 Asian Games and 2007 SEA Games, and team manager for the Singapore sailing team at the 2000 Olympic Games. He also attended the 2006 Asian Games, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games as an official representing the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).
His sporting roots are indeed well-laid, in rugby his experience began playing for Raffles Institution in the 1960s, and eventually for the National Under-23 XV and National XV in the 1970s. And he has sailed competitively in the Hobie 16 class, notably in 1985 with Edwin Low when they captured the Silver medal at the All Japan Hobie 16 Championships.