Cedar Girls' Secondary claimed three out of a possible four relay golds at the 63rd National Schools Track and Field Championships, clinching double relay victory in the girls' C Division and crossing the line first in the B girls' 4 by 100 metres race. It was the first time the school has won three or more relay golds in the same meet since the alumna of 1999 also won both C girls' relays as well as the B Division 4x400m.
C Div Long Jump: RI’s Garrett Chua rewrites 15-year record with 6.44m leap; Chloe Chee of MGS comes close in girls’ event
Raffles Institution's Garrett Chua leapt a huge 6.44m to rewrite the C Division boys' long jump record set by RI old boy Syafiq Poh in 2007; while Methodist Girls' Chloe Chee jumped 5.12m to narrowly miss the C Division girls' record by 7cm.
National Schools Swimming: ACS(I) boys undisputed kings after clinching sixth straight grand slam and six more records on final day
ACS(I) once again retained their stranglehold of all boys' divisional championships with a sixth straight grand slam of A, B and C titles, while RI and MGS retained their A and B girls' titles with the latter also dethroning defending champions and nearest rivals Raffles Girls' School in the girls' C Division.
National Schools Swimming: RGS’ Charla Tan shatters 200m Backstroke mark as nine meet records fall on penultimate day
Nine records were broken on the first of two days of Swimming finals, with RGS' Charla Tan's new record in the B Division Girls' 200m Backstroke being the second-fastest female timing in Singapore this year and also a medal-winning timing across all three Boys' categories.
For a historic first time, Methodist Girls' School (MGS) swept two out of a possible two divisional titles at the National Schools Cross Country Championships. MGS secured the championship in the Girls' B and C divisions, both by small victory margins of five and nine points against nearest rivals Cedar Girls' and CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls' respectively. Guided by accomplished coach Steven Quek, the MGS girls' victories are historically only their third for each respective division, adding to the school's B Division triumphs in 2001 and 2008 and C Division triumphs in 2007 and 2013. This is also only the fourth time since 2000 that a school has swept both B and C girls' titles, replicating the feats of Commonwealth Secondary in 2002 and 2004 and Raffles Girls' School in 2015.
Wings Cross Country: Narrow victory for Nan Hua in U17 Girls’ category while Raffles come out top For U17 Boys’
Collective effort from the runners of Nan Hua High School and Raffles Institution (RI) secured their schools’ victories in the Under-17 Girls' and Boys' team championships respectively, despite the individual champions coming from Cedar Girls’ School and Hwa Chong Institution (HCI).
The penultimate day of the 59th National School Swimming Championships saw a new under-17 national record in the B Division 50m Freestyle through Jonathan Tan of Anglo Chinese School (Independent) [ACS (I)] who led the way among Singapore’s rising swimming stars.
Singapore Chinese Girls' School (SCGS) pressed on and prevailed with a 4-1 win against squash rivals Methodist Girls' School (MGS) in the final of the National B Division Girls Squash championship, improving on their 3-2 win in the preliminary rounds.