- GetActive! Singapore
Over 1,600 participants danced their way to set 3 new records in the Singapore Book of Records!
More than 1,600 fitness enthusiasts in attendance for the Mass Workout at the National Stadium. Photo Credit : SportSG
As part of GetActive! Singapore 2022, 60 instructors led over 1,600 fitness enthusiasts to break 3 Singapore Book of Records for the Largest Mass Piloxing, Largest Fight Do and Largest KPopX Fitness workouts at the National Stadium on Sunday, 7 August.
The event was organised by Sport Singapore in partnership with the fitness industry, coming together in a mass participation event in celebration of National Day through sport. The participants were from all walks of life, from fitness professionals to persons with disabilities, migrant workers and Team Singapore athletes.
From L to R : Mr Edwin Tong (Minister for Culture, Community and Youth), Mr Lawrence Wong (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance) and Mr Lionel Yeo (CEO, Singapore Sports Hub)
The record-breaking event was attended by Guest-of-Honour, Mr Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance along with Mr Edwin Tong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & Second Minister for Law. After the National Day Observance Ceremony, participants warmed up to the GetActive! Mass Workout: Dance of the Nation 2022, which is choreographed to this year’s National Day theme song ‘Stronger Together’. Thereafter, the participants took part in Zumba, Piloxing, FIGHT DO and KpopX Fitness. They were also joined by viewers who tuned in 'live' online through a livestream on ActiveSG Circle website.
DPM Wong taking a selfie with the Piloxing instructors. Photo Credit : SportSG
DPM Wong and our Team Singapore athletes. Photo Credit : SportSG
DPM Wong and our invited migrant workers at the National Stadium Photo Credit : MCI / Liu Ying
“It was a wonderful sight to see so many people coming together to exercise and celebrate our nation's birthday. As we broke a few Singapore records today, the spirits of 'Play On, Play Together' and 'Stronger Together, Majulah' were extremely overwhelming at the National Stadium. We are happy that we created many memorable moments for our people at the National Stadium for the 57th National Day”, said Mr Roy Teo, Group Chief of Industry Development & Special Projects, Sport Singapore.
Minister Tong takes a wefie with DPM Wong and Singaporeans at the Mass Workout. Photo Credit : MCI / Liu Ying
DPM Lawrence Wong, together with Minister Edwin Tong and Sport Singapore’s senior management, also watched the Pesta Sukan Basketball Women’s Open Final at the OCBC Arena, where DPM Wong did a ceremonial ball toss to commence the final game.
DPM Wong started the Pesta Sukan basketball final with a ball toss. Photo Credit : SportSG
For more details/stories on GASG 2022, do check out this link : go.gov.sg/getactive-singapore