Patience paid off for the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Levyn Wong and Chew Xiu Zheng in their respective Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) 800-metre races, with both employing the strategy of trailing for the first half of the two-lap race and kicking forward in the second half.
IVP Track & Field: NTU’s Chilton Ong returns to 3000m Steeplechase throne; NUS’ Tan Hui Xin breaks women’s championship record
After a three-year hiatus from the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) Games due to his National Service (NS) commitments, Chilton Ong of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) reclaimed his throne in the 3000m steeplechase in his first race as a university student. In the Women’s race, NUS’ Tan Hui Xin led from start to finish to clinch gold with a new championship record of 13:04.04, bettering her NUS senior Lok Xin Ying’s previous record of 13:09.91, set last year.
IVP Track & Field: NUS’ Shohib Marican makes surprise comeback in 5000m; teammate Vanessa Lee defends 1500m title
Barely clinging on to second place, a blistering 65s final lap saw NUS' Shohib Marican snatch a last-minute victory to claim his first ever IVP Gold.
NTU edged out NUS by two points to claim their first Men’s team victory since 2011, even as NUS retained the Women’s title and both individual victories.
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Singapore Athletics Inter-Club: NUS execute convincing 4x400m win but Wings capture Men’s team title to end three-year NUS streak
Wings Athletic Club becomes the first non-academic athletic club to win a team category in the Singapore Athletics Inter-Club Championships since the event was reinstated in 2015.
Singapore Athletics Inter-Club: NUS and Wings dominate Day 1 of events as Tan Lui Hua breaks 1500m PB by 10 seconds
NUS and Wings Athletic Club top the team standings after Day 1 of the Singapore Athletics Inter-Club Championships.
Quah Ting Wen, despite falling short of personal expectations, surpasses the Women's 50m Freestyle meet record in both the preliminary round and final en route to clinching gold in her event.