Carmel Teo clearing the bar on her way to setting a new championship record of 3.32m. (Photo 1 © Les Tan/Red Sports)
Choa Chu Kang Stadium, Tuesday, April 3, 2012 — Carmel Teo, 16, of Henderson Secondary cleared a height of 3.32 metres to win the Open Pole Vault at the 53rd National Schools Track and Field Championships.
Carmel, who was the only person to clear 3m in the event, was also the only athlete from Henderson taking part in the Championships.
Chang An Zi of Singapore Sports School was second with a 2.90 effort while Tong Ray Nee of Hwa Chong Institution was third with 2.90.
Tan Ying Lin of Cedar Girls’ Secondary matched the 2.70 effort of Raffles Institution’s Leong Wen Jun but lost out on fourth place on a countback.
1st Teo Carmel (Henderson Secondary) — 3.32m [N]
2nd Chang An Zi (Singapore Sports School) — 2.90 [N]
3rd Tong Ray Nee (Hwa Chong Institution) — 2.80 [E]
4th Leong Wen Jun (Raffles Institution) — 2.70
5th Tan Ying Lin, Felicia (Cedar Girls’ Secondary) — 2.70
6th Wong Xin Ern Cara (Raffles Institution) — 2.40
7th Low Mingyi, Dilys (Cedar Girls’ Secondary) — 2.20
7th Kimberly Pang Li Ting (Raffles Institution) — 2.20
9th Joy Low Su-Ann (NUS High School) — 2.00
Tan Xin Yi (Cedar Girls’ Secondary) — DNQ
Cherise Lei Jia Ying (Nanyang Girls’ High) — WDL
Video © SAA. Used with permission.
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