Chan Zhe Ying of National University of Singapore clinched the gold medal in the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic men’s triple jump event with a distance of 14.40 metres, beating his school teammate Joseph Zhao by 0.29 metres.
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Youth in Motion
The 11-medal haul is the best tally for a Singapore athletics team at the biennial ASEAN University Games since the 2010 edition in Thailand, where our athletes clinched one gold, two silvers and nine bronzes.
Nanyang Polytechnic defended their Polytechnic–Institute of Technical Education Games track and field overall title with an emphatic 361 points with Singapore Polytechnic coming in second with a distant 288 points.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Shawn Jong defended his Men’s Triple Jump title equaling his personal best distance of 13.94m, which he achieved during his gold medal win at last year’s Polytechnic–Institute of Technical Education Games (POL-ITE).
After clinching two gold medals in the 800m race event and the road race, Kiranraj s/o Suresh completed his hat-trick by steadily winning the 1500m race with a time of 4:31.11.