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Wee Tian Siak

Full name: Wee Tian Siak
Original name: 黃 天錫
Gender: Male
Born: April 26, 1921
Died: July 29, 2004
Affiliations: Nanyang Siang Pau
Country: CHN China, SIN Singapore
Sport: Basketball

Biography

Wee Tian Siak has the distinction of having been named to an Olympic basketball team for three separate countries. In 1948 he captained the Chinese team in London, and in 1956 he captained the Singapore team at Melbourne. In 1952 he was selected for the Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) team but they did not compete because of the rift with Mainland China. He also has the distinction of carrying a national flag at the Opening Ceremony for different nations – 1948 for China, and 1956 for Singapore. Wee first competed nationally for the Straits Settlement of Singapore in 1939. In 1948 he joined the Malayan Chinese basketball team that competed at the All-China Games in Shanghai and his performance there led to his selection for the 1948 Olympic Team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball Men's Basketball China CHN 18
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Men's Basketball Singapore SIN 13

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Final Round Match 17/18 2 1948-08-12 ITA 54, CHN 38 0
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Classification Round 17-20 Match #1 1 1948-08-12 CHN 54, GBR 25
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Classification Round 17-23 Match #1 1 1948-08-12 CHN 42, SUI 34
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Group B Match #3 2 1948-07-31 CHI 44, CHN 39
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Group B Match #6 1 1948-08-02 CHN 36, BEL 34
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Group B Match #9 1 1948-08-03 CHN 49, KOR 48
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Group B Match #12 2 1948-08-04 PHI 51, CHN 32
1948 Summer 27 London Basketball China CHN Group B Match #14 1 1948-08-06 CHN 125, IRQ 25
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Singapore SIN Final Round Match 13/14 1 1956-12-01 SIN 92, KOR 79 4
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Singapore SIN Group C Match #1 2 1956-11-27 TPE 67, SIN 64 3
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Singapore SIN Group C Match #3 1 1956-11-28 SIN 62, THA 50 12
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Singapore SIN Group C Match #6 2 1956-11-29 AUS 98, SIN 74 5
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Singapore SIN Group B Match #2 2 1956-11-23 FRA 81, SIN 54 6
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Singapore SIN Group B Match #3 2 1956-11-24 CAN 85, SIN 58 4
1956 Summer 35 Melbourne Basketball Singapore SIN Group B Match #5 2 1956-11-26 URS 91, SIN 42 5
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