Pri D Girls’ 100m: Elizabeth Tan of CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ misses record by 0.22s to win gold in 14.70s

by REDintern Tessa Cho

d girls 100m final

Elizabeth Tan (#11, right) of CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ Primary won the D girls’ 100m final in a time of 14.70. Bernice Liew (#260, centre) of Pei Hwa Presbyterian was second in 15.01s while Dakshinnaah Paalu (#3, left) of Admiralty was third in 15.41s. (Photo © Les Tan/Red Sports)


 

Bishan Stadium, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 — Elizabeth Tan of CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School (Primary) clocked a time of 14.70 seconds to win gold in the D girls’ 100 metres at the 54th National Inter-Primary Track and Field Championships.

Regarding her win, Elizabeth said: “I feel really happy as I reached my two goals which were to beat Nanyang and to get gold.”

Elizabeth was consistently first in the heats and semi-finals of the 100m sprint.

Bernice Liew Yee Ling of Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary came in second with a timing of 15.01s while Dakshinnaah Paalu of Admiralty Primary was third just 0.4s later. Mindy Foo of Nanyang Primary was fourth with a timing of 15.49s.

The D girls’ 100m record is 14.48s and was set by Lyzette Yeboah-Kyeremeh, then of Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary, in 2011.

D Division Girls 100m Results
1st Elizabeth Ann Tan Shee Ru (#11, CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ (Primary)) — 00:14.70
2nd Bernice Liew Yee Ling (#260, Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary) — 00:15.01
3rd Dakshinnaah Paalu (#3, Admiralty Primary) — 00:15.41
4th Mindy Foo Ziyi (#254, Nanyang Primary) — 00:15.49
5th Hani Haziqah Bte Mohamed Yazli (#156, Gongshang Primary) — 00:15.55
6th Nurulain Hamizah Bte Sariman (#5, Admiralty Primary) — 00:15.56
7th Poey Hui En, Eliza (#255, Nanyang Primary) — 00:19.73
Choo Hui Xin (#177, Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ (Primary)) — Disqualified

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