Mio Lin Chin Hung: SingTel Grid Girls 2011 winner!




Congratulations to the winner of the 2011 SingTel Grid Girls 2011: Mio Lin Chin Hung and the 2 runners-up: Nadiah Binte Mohamed Halim and Khoo Shu Yun! (Their photos above are from inSing.com, "SingTel Grid Girls Unveiled!")

SingTel announced student Mio Lin, 18, the winner of the 2011 SingTel Grid Girls competition on Saturday.

Ms Lin beat over 500 hopefuls to walk away with $10,000 in cash and the opportunity to represent Singapore at the front of the starting grid on race day (Sept 25) of the 2011 Formula One SingTel Singapore Grand Prix. She will have the honour of holding the national flag at the this year's race, which will be broadcast 'live' to over 600 million viewers worldwide.

Coming in second and third were Nadiah Mohamed Halim, 20 and Khoo Shu Yun, 25, who won cash prizes of $5,000 and $3,000 respectively.

The judges also decided to award Tabitha Loke, 19, and Deborah Heng, 20 with special prizes and each received a 32-inch LG TV.

From Straits Times, "Student named Mio Lin wins 2011 SingTel Grid Girls competition".



An 18-year-old student has beaten about 500 hopefuls to win the SingTel Grid Girls 2011 competition.

Ms Mio Lin won S$10,000 in cash and the chance to represent Singapore at the front of the starting grid on race day.

She'll hold the Singapore flag at the SingTel Grand Prix on September 25.

The event will be broadcast 'live' to over 600 million viewers worldwide.

In second spot was 20-year-old Ms Nadiah Mohamed Hali, followed by 25-year-old Ms Khoo Shu Yun.

The girls went through various challenges such as tests of their knowledge of Formula One and quizzes on their wit and spontaneity.

They'll be on the track on race day to guide the drivers to their cars.

From Channel NewsAsia, "Teen wins SingTel Grid Girls 2011".



A student beat 500 over hopefuls to represent Singapore at the front of the starting grid at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix next Sunday.

18-year-old Mio Lin was crowned the winner of the SingTel Grid Girls 2011 competition, which saw a record number of entrants.

The Taiwanese student at TMC Academy will have the honour of holding the national flag at the SingTel Grand Prix on Sept 25, which will be broadcast live to over 600 million viewers worldwide.

Coming in second and third were Nadiah Binte Mohamed Halim, 20 and Khoo Shu Yun, 25, who would have the honour of carrying the Formula One flag and the Singapore GP flag respectively.

While the top three were chosen by judges, the public also had a chance to decide the winner. Votes which were cast on SingTel's website made up 50 per cent of the results.

The SingTel Grid Girls will be on track come race day, guiding drivers to their cars and adding a touch of glamour.

Lin walked away with a $10,000 cash prize while the first- and second-runner up won $5,000 and $3,000.

The judges also decided to award special prizes to two Grid Girls, Tabitha Loke, 19, and Deborah Heng, 20 with special prizes. Both received a 32" LG TV.

From Asiaone, "Taiwanese student crowned as F1 SingTel Grid Girl winner".

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