Nah Yi Xin leading the race from the start. (Photo 1 © Lai Jun Wei/Red Sports)
Choa Chu Kang Stadium, Tuesday, April 3, 2012 — Nah Yi Xin of Cedar Girls’ Secondary led from start to finish to win the C Division Girls’ 3000m race with a time of 12 minutes 5.14 seconds at the 53rd National Inter School Track & Field Championships 2012.
Yi Xin pulled ahead to a comfortable lead right at the start leaving her fellow competitors to play catchup. River Valley High’s Valarie Lai was the closest competitor to her but Yi Xin held on to her lead. In the final lap, Valarie and Chung Cheng High’s Jillian See managed to narrow the gap and were hot on Yi Xin’s heels. However, Yi Xin maintained her lead and pulled ahead in the final lap, blitzing ahead in the final 200m to win the race.
Jillian managed to overtake Valarie in the last 100m and finished the race in second place with a time of 12 minutes 10.39 seconds. Valarie finished third with a time of 12 minutes 13.52 seconds.
C Girls’ 3000m Final Results
1st Nah Yi Xin Cedar Girls’ Secondary) — 12:05.14
2nd Jillian See (Chung Cheng High) — 12:10.39
3rd Valarie Lai (River Valley High) — 12:13.52
4th Tang Kai Qi (Cedar Girls’ Secondary) — 12:25.51
5th Wang Jia Yu Crystabelle (River Valley High) — 12:39.25
6th Chiang Aiting Faye (Raffles Girls’ School) — 12:46.14
7th Choo Xing Yi Carissa (River Valley High) — 12:55.12
8th Soo Yu Yan, Hilary (Cedar Girls’ Secondary) — 12:57.74
9th Elleora Lim Kai Chen (Singapore Sports School) — 13:20.58
10th Audrey Ong Sze Yun (Nanyang Girls’ High) — 13:27.95
11th Nur Wirdani Bte Azhari (Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary) — 13:40.44
12th Chan Xenia (CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’) — 13:43.25
13th Yang Dingg (Nanyang Girls’ High) — 13:45.13
14th Low Hui Juan (Bendemeer Secondary) — 13:54.91
15th Charmaine Chew (Chung Cheng High) — 13:56.28
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