National Schools Track Relays (Girls): Nanyang Girls’ domination continues; B Div 4x100m quartet clocks all-time 2nd-fastest timing

By a tiny margin of eight-hundredths of a second, Nanyang Girls' High School (NYGH) fell short of breaking the B Division girls' 4 by 100 metres relay championship record. Nonetheless, that failed to dampen their mood as the school continued their dominance in the relay events in recent years, garnering three out of four golds in the girls' B and C divisions.

By |2019-04-10T13:29:01+08:00April 10th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Track Relays (Boys): Singapore Sports School make clean sweep of B and C divisions; RI edge out HCI by 0.02s in day’s final race

Singapore Sports School make clean sweep of the C and B Division boys' relay races, while HCI and RI battle it out for gold in the A Division boys' relay finals at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships.

By |2019-04-08T18:12:37+08:00April 8th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B Div 100m & 100m Hurdles: Nanyang Girls’ Elizabeth-Ann Tan lights up National Stadium with two meet records in two days; becomes 2nd-fastest all-time U17 Singaporean girl in both events

In a matter of two days, Elizabeth-Ann Tan of Nanyang Girls' High School wiped out two championship records under National Stadium floodlights, clinching golds in both the 100-metre hurdles and 100m sprint finals. She hurdled to a new B Division benchmark of 14.59 seconds on Thursday, March 28, before tearing down the track a day later in the blue riband event in a swift 12.25s.

By |2019-04-07T18:28:57+08:00April 7th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B Div 100m: HCI’s Zeen Chia scores rare 100m-long jump double in first foray into blue riband event

In his first year competing in the century sprint, Zeen Chia of Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) came out tops in the B Division boys' 100 metres final to emerge the surprise victor. The Secondary 4 student -- whose pet event is the long jump -- was previously also a racewalker during his time in the C Division, and only started doing specific sprints training five months ago.

By |2019-04-07T12:07:14+08:00April 6th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

A Div 3000m Steeplechase: ASRJC’s Ruben Loganathan defends title in controversial re-run

Ruben Loganathan of ASRJC defends his A Division Boys' 3000m steeplechase title in 10:24.85. The race had to be run twice owing to a technical mistake during the first final at Choa Chu Kang Stadium.

By |2019-04-07T20:54:59+08:00April 5th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

C Div 80m Hurdles: Ashley Tan of Cedar Girls’ takes home gold for first time

Hitting a 13.04-second timing in her heats, Ashley Tan of Cedar Girls' Secondary broke her own personal record with a timing of 12.56s in the 80 metres hurdles final for C Division girls. Hayley Lim of National Junior College (NJC) clinched second place, while Raffles Girls' Kaylene Chan finished third.

By |2019-04-05T20:53:53+08:00April 5th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

A Div 100m: Second individual gold for both RI’s Grace Shani Anthony and HCI’s Tedd Toh

Grace Shani Anthony of Raffles Institution and Tedd Toh of Hwa Chong Institution proved their mettle by winning the gold in the Girls' and Boys' A Division 100m final respectively at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships.

By |2019-04-23T15:11:52+08:00April 5th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

C Div 100m: Sports School’s Samantha Ortega and ACS(I)’s Xavier Tan complete sprint double

Just a few days earlier, the two emerged as champions in their C Division 200-metres finals. The stands at the National Stadium saw a similar show of brilliance as Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)'s Xavier Tan and Singapore Sports School's (SSP) Samantha Ortega found gold yet again at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships, this time in the highly anticipated 100m finals.

By |2019-04-05T14:36:51+08:00April 5th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments