Swimmer who had the best 50-meter time in the world in 1982, clocking in at 22.69 seconds in the U.S. Swimming Championships.
He studied at Anderson Secondary School in Singapore.
He swam in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
His father Ang Teck Bee competed in judo at the 1964 Olympics.
Thum Ping Tjin also swam for Singapore in the Olympics.