Dr Arthur Tjandra’s Facebook account was terminated by Facebook in September 2016. As he can no longer share his favorite race photos with his friends and relatives on Facebook, he has now re-posted those photos on this blog. He will continue to post all his race photos here. When he took part in his first race back in 2004, he promised himself that he would compete in at least 80 races by the time he is 80 years old. As of 2017, Dr Arthur Tjandra who is in his mid-40s, has competed in more than 40 races. Let’s wish him good health, so that he can continue to run up to and beyond the age of 80!

Dr Arthur Tjandra does not have any social media account. Therefore, if you see any social media account (e.g. Friendster, My Space, ICQ, etc) using his name and pictures, that is definitely a fake account! Dr Arthur Tjandra only posts his photographs, mostly photographs taken during his race trips, on this blog.

The following selected photos tell his life story.

Early to mid-1990s: Life as a medical student.

At University of Wales, College of Medicine:

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At University of Sydney School of Medicine:

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Mid- to late 1990s: Life as an intern and medical officer.

At Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney:

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2000-2008: post-graduate specialty training in Singapore.

Some photos taken with prominent figures in Singapore:

With President Wee Kim Wee:

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With President S. R. Nathan:

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With A/Prof Fong Poh Him

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With Dr Pierre Fournier

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November 2008: The beginning of Elixir de Vie/private practice.

Maldives, 2015:

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Medan, 2016:

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X’mas 2017 in Medan:

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And of course, not forgetting some of the most memorable shots taken at his marathon races!

Completion of his first full marathon distance race in Dec 2005, approx. 2 years after Dr Arthur Tjandra first picked up running as a hobby in Jan 2004:

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Marathon picDr Arthur Tjandra’s personal best in half marathon distance at Gold Coast Marathon 2012:

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Dr Arthur Tjandra maintains his sub-2-hour pace for half marathon distance in subsequent races:

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In 2014, Dr Arthur Tjandra took part in his 8th and final race at Singapore Standard Chartered Marathon. 2015 was the year he downgraded from full marathon to half marathon races, as he simply did not have the time and conducive environment to train for full marathon. He is a decent sub-2-hour half-marathoner, but a pathetic 5-hour marathoner.

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  1. My virgin race: Osim Singapore Triathlon 28 Aug 2004
  2. First trip to China Oct-Nov 2004
  3. Singapore Duathlon 13 Mar 2005
  4. Osim Singapore Asian Triathlon Championship 2 Jul 2005
  5. New Balance Real Run Sentosa 28 Aug 2005
  6. Army Half Marathon Singapore 11 Sep 2005
  7. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 4 Dec 2005
  8. Singapore Duathlon 26 Feb 2006
  9. Phuket International Marathon 18 Jun 2006
  10. Army Half Marathon Singapore 27 Aug 2006
  11. Singapore Oakley City Duathlon 20 May 2007
  12. Siemens Run Kuala Lumpur 8 July 2007
  13. Army Half Marathon Singapore 26 Aug 2007
  14. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2 Dec 2007
  15. Army Half Marathon Singapore 24 Aug 2008
  16. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 7 Dec 2008
  17. Tribob Sprint Series Singapore Duathlon 15 Mar 2009
  18. Army Half Marathon Singapore 16 Aug 2009
  19. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 6 Dec 2009
  20. Long Beach Marathon 17 Oct 2010
  21. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 5 Dec 2010
  22. Army Half Marathon Singapore 4 Sep 2011
  23. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 4 Dec 2011
  24. Tokyo Marathon 26 Feb 2012
  25. Paris Marathon 15 Apr 2012
  26. Gold Coast Airport Marathon 1 Jul 2012
  27. Army Half Marathon Singapore 9 Sep 2012
  28. Behind the scene: Channel News Asia documentary TV show, Nov 2012
  29. Seoul Marathon 17 Mar 2013
  30. Gold Coast Airport Marathon 7 Jul 2013
  31. Army Half Marathon Singapore 1 Sep 2013
  32. Sydney Marathon 22 Sep 2013
  33. Melbourne Marathon 13 Oct 2013
  34. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 4 Dec 2013
  35. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 7 Dec 2014
  36. Gold Coast Marathon 5 Jul 2015
  37. Melbourne Marathon 18 Oct 2015
  38. Vienna City Marathon 10 Apr 2016
  39. Gold Coast Marathon 3 Jul 2016
  40. Sydney Marathon 18 Sep 2016
  41. Melbourne Marathon 16 Oct 2016
  42. Jeju Olle Trails Run 22 Jun 2017
  43. Mount Namsan Seoul Run 26 Jun 2017
  44. Gold Coast Marathon 2 Jul 2017
  45. Brisbane Marathon 6 Aug 2017
  46. Sydney Marathon 17 Sep 2017
  47. Melbourne Marathon 15 Oct 2017
  48. Mizuno Wave Run Singapore 26 Nov 2017
  49. Run for Hope Singapore 21 Jan 2018
  50. Gold Coast Marathon 1 Jul 2018
  51. Brisbane Marathon 5 Aug 2018
  52. Run for Singapore, Nation Run Challenge 53 Km, 9-31 Aug 2018
  53. Sydney Marathon 16 Sep 2018
  54. Straits Times Run Singapore 23 Sep 2018
  55. Run for Animals Challenge 4 Oct 2018
  56. Melbourne Marathon 14 Oct 2018
  57. Run Against Diabetes Online Challenge 32 Km, 14 Nov 2018

2 Comments on “Photo Albums

  1. How can I reach Dr. Arthur Tjandra? I would like to know more about the liposuction and fat transfer. I have fat around my weist and on upper and lower belly. I would like to know how much it will cost me? It’s very hard to find contact no or email address of him. I hope this time I can reach you by this message.

    Thank you.

    BT

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