Nanyang Technological University (NTU) completed their close-to-perfect Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) floorball season with a victory over Republic Polytechnic (RP). The girls dominated the match with a 2-0 win and only had smiles at the end of the match as they were crowned 2019/20 IVP champions.
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.
Vanessa Lee of NUS comfortably won the Women's 5000 metres in 19:32.91 to clinch another IVP gold, adding to her victories in the 1500m and 10000m in the space of one week.
Singapore Management University's (SMU) offensive edge carried them to a 6-2 win over Singapore Polytechnic (SP) during the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) floorball championship. The final group match saw SMU through to the semi-final and knocked SP out of the championship.
In a top-of-the-table clash, National Technological University (NTU) toppled POL-ITE champions Temasek Polytechnic (TP) with a hustle that resulted in 5-0. Both teams fought hard as the results would determine their opponent in the semi-final of the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) floorball championship. Despite the scoreline, it was no easy win for NTU. Countless shots at goal were taken by Low Jing Hui (TP #48) and Vanessa Poch (TP #36), of which were all accurately saved by NTU's keeper Shermaine Goh (NTU #52). This resulted in the clean sheet that would then prove their domination.
Cherlin Sia of Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) set a new championship record of 3.20 metres in the women’s pole vault event to win her first Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) gold medal.
Temasek Polytechnic cruised to a 5-0 win over Singapore Management University to book their place in the semi-final of the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic football tournament.