By Tay Jun Wen/Red Sports
Choa Chu Kang Sports Complex, Wednesday, April 17, 2013 — Singapore Sports School swiped the golds for both the B and C Divisions girls’ 4x100m relay finals while Raffles Institution won the A Division 4x100m relay final at the 54th National Schools Track and Field Championships.
In the C Division final, Sports School was first in 51.22s, over a second faster than Nanyang Girls’ High who trailed in second with a 53.06s effort. CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School were third with a 54.30s timing.
Sports School had a clear lead by the time their second runner took the baton.
The C Division 4x100m relay record is 49.67s and was set by a Sports School quartet in 2010.
The top two were closer n the B Division final. Sports School were winners again in 49.45s, but this time they were 0.56s ahead of Nanyang Girls’ High who finished second in 51.01s. Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary were third in 52.87s.
By the time Sports School’s third runner Sarah Nadia handed over to Nur Izlyn for the final leg, it was clear they were going to win it.
Singapore Sports School also holds the record for the B Division 4x100m relay. In 2011, their team clocked 48.22s.
In the A Division category, RI finished first in 50.16s, 0.69s ahead of Hwa Chong Institution who clocked 50.87s. Victoria Junior College came in third with 51.64s.
The A Division 4x100m relay record of 49.40s was set by National Junior College in 2005.
C Division Girls’ 4x100m Relay Results
1st Singapore Sports School — 00:51.22
2nd Nanyang Girls’ High School — 00:53.06
3rd CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ — 00:54.30
4th CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh) — 00:54.98
5th Raffles Girls’ School — 00:55.97
6th Cedar Girls’ Secondary — 00:56.42
7th North Vista Secondary — 00:56.58
8th Dunman High School — 00:57.60
B Division Girls’ 4x100m Relay Results
1st Singapore Sports School — 00:49.45
2nd Nanyang Girls’ High School — 00:51.01
3rd Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary — 00:52.87
4th CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ — 00:53.13
5th Changkat Changi Secondary — 00:53.79
6th CHIJ Katong Convent — 00:53.95
7th Seng Kang Secondary — 00:54.67
8th Cedar Girls’ Secondary — 00:56.52
A Division Girls’ 4x100m Relay Results
1st Raffles Institution — 00:50.16
2nd Hwa Chong Institution — 00:50.87
3rd Victoria Junior College — 00:51.64
4th Anglo-Chinese Junior College — 00:52.04
5th Catholic Junior College — 00:53.65
6th National Junior College — 00:55.04
7th Serangoon Junior College — 00:57.41
8th Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) — 00:57.60
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