Singapore Gymnastics Sets Singapore Record For Cartwheels To Raise Funds; Donations Welcomed Till 17 Mar

Singapore Gymnastics Sets A Singapore Record For Cartwheels; Donations Welcomed Till 17 Mar
Adapted from image by Freddy Chew
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Earlier this year, Singapore Gymnastics got 2024 off to a rolling start with its Cartwheel-a-thon that was held on 13 January.

The event aimed to raise funds and targeted setting new record for the Singapore Book of Records for the most number of cartwheels performed in a two-hour period.

SG Cartwheel-a-thon
Image: Freddy Chew

Singapore Gymnastics had set a target of 25,000 cartwheels to be performed during the Cartwheel-a-thon.

Cartwheels
Cartwheel-a-thon at Prime Gym. Image: Linee Yeo

These efforts took place at nine locations around Singapore: One Holland Village, i12 Katong, Bishan Sports Centre and five gymnastics clubs BazGym, GimSports, Prime Gym, SWAGA and The Yard.


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Participants of Singapore Gymnastic's Cartwheel-a-thon at SWAGA
Participants of Singapore Gymnastic’s Cartwheel-a-thon at SWAGA

During the Singapore Gymnastics Cartwheel-a-thon, over 500 participants came together to lend their support by doing cartwheels to help raise funds for charity. 

Try out stations at i12 Katong

Try-out stations at One Holland Village and i12 Katong allowed kids to get hands-on with gym equipment.

Gym performance
Image: Freddy Chew

Gymnasts also entertained the crowds with picture perfect routines. 


New Record for Cartwheels for the Singapore Book of Records 

New Record for Cartwheels for the Singapore Book of Records 
Image: Freddy Chew

The tally is in and it has emerged that they have smashed their goal and set a new local record of 92,995 cartwheels performed in a two-hour period!


Help Raise Funds for Singapore Gymnastics & Beyond Social Services

The fun Cartwheel-a-thon was held to raise funds for two good causes – developing Singapore Gymnastics’ High Performance Infrastructure and to support the work of charity Beyond Social Services. 

Help Raise Funds for Singapore Gymnastics & Beyond Social Services
Image: Singapore Gymnastics Facebook

Singapore Gymnastics is the National Sports Association for gymnastics. You would have seen our national gymnasts doing Singapore proud on the international stage at the SEA Games 2023, Asian Games in Hangzhou in October 2023 and World Artistic Gymnastics Championship 2023 in Belgium.  

The funds raised will go towards gym equipment and programmes and nurturing the next generation of Singapore gymnasts. 

Beyond Social Services
Image: Beyond Social Services Facebook

Beyond Social Services is a a charity dedicated to helping children and youths from less privileged backgrounds break away from the poverty cycle. 

Beyond Social Services provides guidance, care and resources that enable families and communities to keep their young people in school and out of trouble.


Donation Drive Till 17 March 2024

Donation Drive Till 17 March 2024

You can still play a part by making a donation to Singapore Gymnastics’ Cartwheel-a-thon 2024.

Your contributions will directly impact the future of Singapore gymnastics. 

Donations will go towards:

  • building High-Performance Infrastructure for Singapore’s gymnasts; and
  • 30% of the net proceeds will go towards supporting Singapore Gymnastic’s partner charity Beyond Social Services to empower youths in need.

You can make your donation at www.SGCartwheels2024.com

 
 

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