'YEO LEARNS LESSONS FROM VIRUS
The Straits Times|January 29, 2022
Shuttler needs time to regain form, aims to improve mental aspect
Laura Chia

Even after seven days of home recovery, national badminton player Yeo Jia Min was reminded of the force of Covid-19.

She went out for a meal for the first time on Monday but felt like she needed to lie down after just an hour .

“My energy was still not back but it’s improving day by day,” she told The Straits Times on Wednesday at the Singapore Sports School Awards Night, where she received the Outstanding Sports Achievement accolade alongside other alumni Shanti Pereira and Clarence Chew.

“I’m not sure about my stamina, I probably have to take some time to work on it but as long as there are no long-term effects, I’m not worried.”

After becoming the first Singaporean to qualify for the BWF World Tour Finals last year, the 22-year-old wanted to carry that momentum into the new year.

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