Story By Zachary Foo/Red Sports. Photos by Lim Yong Teck/Red Sports
MacRitchie Reservoir, Saturday, March 22, 2014 — In a nail-biting finish, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Team 1 clocked 3:26.21 minutes to edge out National University of Singapore (NUS) Team 1 in the K4 1000m division at the Tertiary Canoeing Championships.
NUS Team 1 barely missed out on the gold by 35 milliseconds, coming in second with a time of 3:26.56. Temasek Polytechnic (TP) Team 1 rounded out the podium with a timing of 3:33.81.
In the Women’s K4 1000m final, NTU Team 1 clocked the only sub-four minute timing in the field to clinch the gold with a time of 3:59.15 minutes. NUS Team 1 finished second with a time of 4:03.86, while NUS Team 2 took bronze with a time of 4:14.55 minutes.
In the Men’s K4 200m final, Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) blitzed to the win in a time of 36.50 seconds. NUS Team 1 was close behind in a time of 37.26, while Republic Polytechnic (RP) Team 1 finished third in a time of 37.68.
Women’s K4 1000m Final
1st NTU Team 1 (Soh Szeying, Cassandra Lee, Joey Goh, Deborah Saw) — 3:59.15
2nd NUS Team 1 (Qua Bi Qi, Tan Wei Wen, Louise Tan, Felicia Lee) — 4:03.86
3rd NUS Team 2 (Rachel Tan, Tan Jia Yin, Kimberley Chin, Choo Xin Yi) — 4:14.55
4th SIM Team 1 (Dilys Zheng, Tay Hui Ping, Yip Qiao Lin, Diane Chua) — 4:17.38
5th SP Team 1 (Amelia Pickering, Edna Chew, Nur Nahdzatal Hada, Chiam Zih Wei) — 4:58.38
Men’s K4 200m Final
1st SIM Team 1 (Muhammad Hairul, Mervin Lim, Collin Tan, Kelvin Ho) — 36.50
2nd NUS Team 1 (Shao Fei, Lim En Ping, Lam Weng Ngai, Joseph Goh) — 37.26
3rd RP Team 1 (Ernest Tan, Abriel Tay, Koh Gee Tarng, Jason Goh) — 37.68
4th TP Team 1 (Tan Jun Wen, Benedict Choong, Edric Tan, Heng Yi Zen) — 38.51
5th NTU Team 1 (Lee Chee Hao, Zachary Scotts Wu, Jiaqing Lim, Alvin Ng) — 38.98
6th NUS Team 2 (Foo Ceyong, Nathaniel Yim, Clarence Chong, David Lau) — 44.09
Men’s K4 1000m Final
1st NTU Team 1 (Teo Weikok, Bryan Loy, Luke Yap, John Tang) — 3:26.21
2nd NUS Team 1 (Ho Hinyang, Loh Chin Jie, Jeffrey Chuang, Ng Yong Boon) — 3:26.56
3rd TP Team 1 (Tan Jun Wen, Benedict Choong, Edric Tan, Heng Yi Zen) — 3:33.81
4th RP Team 1 (Benjamin Low, Darrel Seng, Tan Yuan, Mohamad Syafiq) — 3:34.14
5th SIM Team 1 (Derek Hoo, Sebastian Lam, Ho Kang Wei, Bryan Chia) — 3:52.95
6th SP Team 1 (Koh Zheng Wei, Chink Eat Min, Khairul Ridzwan, Hafiz Nasruddin) — 3:54.54
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