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Winning big at Commonwealth Games 2010

07 October 2010

THREE CHEERS FOR JASMINE: Student from NUS Business School (middle) who won two gold and two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games 2010
NUS Business School second year student Ms Jasmine Ser Xiang Wei made a gold medal haul at this year's Commonwealth Games held in Delhi, India with a total of two gold and two silver medals. In the singles category, she clinched the gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle category and a silver medal in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions. Making Singapore proud, Jasmine together with Ms Aqilah Sudhir won gold in the pairs 50 m Rifle 3 Positions (Women category) and silver in the pairs 10 m Air Rifle (Women category).

With her stellar performance at the games, Jasmine broke a Commonwealth Games record in the 10m Air Rifle category. In the team category, Jasmine and Aqilah broke yet another Commonwealth Games record for the 50 m Rifle 3 Positions (Pair) event.

According to a Straits Times report, Jasmine said that her immediate concern was next month's Asian Games. She said, "My goal is to qualify for the London Olympics and hopefully earn a medal there. At the Olympics, the level is definitely higher and the Commonwealth Games has aided me in my mental preparations for London.'"

Jasmine was a gold medallist at the Southeast Asian Games 2009. More recently, she has been awarded the NUS Sportswoman of the Year, which will be presented to her at the NUS Sports Awards Ceremony on 20 October 2010 at University Cultural Centre.