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Father, son win medals in modern pentathlon

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Ian Izree Hairul Nazwa enjoys shooting Nerf guns and has even taken part in a Nerf competition. But the 13-year-old never expected his interest in shooting foam bullets to become the catalyst in winning two international modern pentathlon medals for Singapore. 631 more words

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