By Tay Jun Wen/Red Sports
Choa Chu Kang Sports Complex, Wednesday, April 17, 2013 — Raffles Institution (RI) saw off the challenge of Singapore Sports School and Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC) to win the C and A Division 4x100m relay finals, while Sports School came out winners in the B Division 4x100m relay final at the 54th National Schools Track and Field Championships.
In the C Division final, RI beat Sports School by just 0.06s to finish first in a time of 45.81 seconds. Sports School had to settle for silver with a 45.87s effort. HCI were third with a 46.83s run while Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) were disqualified when they messed up the handover between their first and second runners.
In the final 100m, Kang Jun Jie of Sports School had a slight lead, but Joshua Chua of RI overtook him to win it for his team.
The C Division 4x100m relay record is 44.93s and was set by a Sports School quartet in 2007.
In the B Division final, Sports School emerged victorious in 43.65s, 0.97s ahead of HCI in 44.52s. ACS(I) were third, 0.32s behind in 44.84s.
The B Division 4x100m relay record is 42.58s and was set by ACS(I) in 2010.
In the A Division category, RI clinched gold in 43.34s, 0.2s faster than ACJC in 43.54s. The bronze medals went to Catholic Junior College (CJC) who finished 0.18s behind in 43.72s.
RI were the initial leaders with CJC in second. However, in the final 100m, Clement Chan of ACJC overtook Timothy Tham of CJC to move into second. However, Clement could not catch Darren Koh of RI who crossed the finish line first.
C Division Boys’ 4x100m Relay Results
1st Raffles Institution — 00:45.81
2nd Singapore Sports School — 00:45.87
3rd Hwa Chong Institution — 00:46.83
4th Catholic High School — 00:47.77
5th Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary — 00:47.84
6th Seng Kang Secondary — 00:49.48
7th St. Joseph’s Institution — 00:49.57
8th Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) — Disqualified
B Division Boys’ 4x100m Relay Results
1st Singapore Sports School — 00:43.65
2nd Hwa Chong Institution — 00:44.52
3rd Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) — 00:44.84
4th St. Joseph’s Institution — 00:44.99
5th Raffles Institution — 00:45.30
6th Catholic High School — 00:45.34
7th Victoria School — 00:45.59
8th Chung Cheng High (Main) — 00:46.38
A Division Boys’ 4x100m Relay Results
1st Raffles Institution — 00:43.34
2nd Anglo-Chinese Junior College — 00:43.54
3rd Catholic Junior College — 00:43.72
4th Hwa Chong Institution — 00:44.24
5th Anderson Junior College — 00:44.57
6th Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) — 00:45.20
7th National Junior College — 00:45.75
8th Victoria Junior College — 00:45.88
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