Arumugam Vijiaratnam

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Birthday
24, 1921
Birthplace
Singapore
Death Date
Feb 18, 2016 (94)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1921
Birthplace
Singapore
Death Date
Feb 18, 2016 (94)

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The first Singaporean to represent Singapore in four sports, including as a hockey player in the 1956 Olympics.

Before Fame

He studied at Kuala Limpur Technical College and Brighton College of Advanced Technology.

Trivia

He is the first Singaporean engineer, as well as first pro-chancellor of Nanyang Technical University.

Family Life

He received government scholarships to fund his schooling.

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He and Australian Betty Cuthbert competed in the 1956 Olympics.

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