Name: Raymond Scott Lee
Date of Birth: 23 January 1996 (19yrs)
Personal Best(s): 50.01s (Men 400m, 2015 Singapore Open), 54.67s (Men 400mH, 2014 National School)
Career Highlight(s): –
Q) What are your hopes, dream and target this SEA Games?
To clock a PR
Q) How’s your preparation for the SEA Games?
Q) What are some of the biggest challenges in your sports career so far leading to SEA Games and your athletics career?
Making a comeback this year after a layoff of 6 months has been difficult especially after an injury riddled season last year. Bricks that could have been laid last year were left abandoned so I have had to build a house on wet cement.
Q) How did you specialise in your particular event? Why this event, what’s the attraction?
I won the 400mH during SJI sports day when I was Secondary 3 so my coach said let’s try you out for 400mH.
Q) Who is your coach, tell us more about him/her. Also a mention of your previous coaches.
I have been training with Mr Veeramani and Mr Kamarul for a few years now. Mr Veera guides me in the technical aspect of 400h while Mr Kamarul focuses on improving my speed and endurance
Q) Do you take care of your nutrition and diet? Your opinion on supplements and food.
Eat clean, train mean, get lean.
Q) Aside from athletics, what else interest you? You could say the other part of your life beyond athletics.
My favourite hobby is lying on my bed with the aircon on when it is raining.
Q) How do you fit in your training/competing with your family and studies/work?
I have 48 hours day because I plan my time. And try to wake up early.
Q) Share with the readers, some aspects of your training regime.
Hurdle sessions twice a week, gym once a week and run twice a week.
Sleeping more as well.
Q) What are your long term athletics goals?
I take each day as it comes.
Q) What advice do you have for young aspiring athletes?
Sweat is the oiling of a dream.