BAS Statement on Passing of Mr Jek Yeun Thong, Former President of BAS

2018-06-08

 Mr Jek Yeun Thong, Honorary Life President of BAS, had passed away on Sunday, 3 June at the age of 87.

Basketball Association of Singapore (BAS), wish to convey its deepest condolences to the family of Mr Jek Yeun Thong on his passing.

Mr Jek was the President of Basketball Association of Singapore from 1967 to 1973. Mr Jek was subsequently named as Honorary Life President of BAS.

During his tenure as the President of BAS, Mr Jek had contributed greatly towards the development and laying the foundation of the basketball scene in Singapore. Mr Quek Hiang Chiang, Advisor to BAS, said: ‘Mr Jek has maintained a positive outlook that reflects on his dedication to the promotion of basketball in Singapore’.

 

Basketball Association of Singapore

8 June 2018