Pri A Girls’ 100m: Nur Athira of Seng Kang takes gold in 14.48s

By Fiona Lee/Red Sports

a girls 100m final

Nur Athira (#19, second from left) of Seng Kang Primary won the A girls’ 100m final in a time of 14.48s. Divine Samson (#55, second from right) of Opera Estate was second in 15.08 while Iris Ooi (#3, extreme right) of Jiemin was third in 15.25. (Photo © Les Tan/Red Sports)


 

Bishan Stadium, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 — Nur Athira binte Mohd Rosechan of Seng Kang Primary won the A girls’ 100 metres gold in a personal best time of 14.48 seconds at the 54th National Inter-Primary School Track & Field Championships.

Said the 13-year-old winner, who had been training for four years: “I am proud of myself as I’ve done my best. There were people who didn’t believe in me, but I told myself to just aim for the gold.”

Coming in second was Divine Jamina Samson of Opera Estate Primary who clocked 15.08s to win the silver. Iris Ooi Zi Xin of Jiemin Primary was third in 15.25s.

The record for the event is 13.12s and was set by Eke Amaka, then of Balestier Hill Primary, in 2007.

A Division Girls 100m Results
1st Nur Athira bte Mohd Rosechan (Seng Kang Primary, #19) — 00:14.48
2nd Divine Jamina Samson (Opera Estate Primary, #55) — 00:15.08
3rd Iris Ooi Zi Xin (Jiemin Primary, #3) — 00:15.25
4th Pow Jia Yun (MacPherson Primary, #53) — 00:15.26
5th Maria Andrea (MacPherson Primary, #48) — 00:15.47
6th Guan Jingbei (Lianhua Primary, #60) — 00:15.62
7th Nurzairyin bte Muhammad Zairudeen (Seng Kang Primary, #22) — 00:15.70
8th Tan Suet Kim (Sembawang Primary, #44) — 00:16.56

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