Temasek Polytechnic (TP) and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) went head-to-head with high stakes on the line in the Polytechnic-Institute of Technical Education (POL-ITE) Games football championship, as both teams settled for a 1-1 draw. As it turned out, the final scoreline was enough to see TP seal qualification into the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) Games after many years of not qualifying.
The Temasek Polytechnic quartet of Alanis Moey, Clara Goh, Haanee Hamkah and Andreana Tang won the women's 4x100m relay final to add to the men's gold; while the National University of Singapore retained their double gold in the 4x400m relays to cap off another successful IVP campaign.
IVP Track and Field: Timothee Yap pulls training mate Zong Yang to 200m PB; Clara Goh of TP claims first IVP gold
Training mates Timothee Yap of NUS and Tan Zong Yang of SMU finished 1-2 in the men's 200m final in 21.65s and 21.69s respectively, while Clara Goh of TP claimed her first ever IVP gold in the women's final with a new personal best of 26.09s.
IVP Track and Field: NUS dominate field events as Shaun Moh clinches long jump treble; Brian See surpasses shot put meet record
Shaun Moh of the National University of Singapore (NUS) leapt 6.95 metres to clinch his third IVP long jump gold in three years, while his NUS teammates Brian See, Bryan Koh, Chiu Jing Wen and Maya Shanmugaratnam dominated two out of three throws events with 1-2 finishes in the men's shot put and women's javelin.
After posting a strong 44.61m at the Asian University Games last November, Brian See of National University of Singapore dominated the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic men’s discus throw event to win gold with 43.95m.
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.
The margin of victory was only 0.43s and 0.1s respectively as RP's Qabeel Khan and NUS's Celeste Goh secured close victories in the men's and women's 400m finals of the IVP Track and Field Championships.
IVP Track and Field: Friendly rivalry pushes TP’s Haanee and Clara to 1-2 finish in 100m; NTU’s Khairyll conquers strong field of competitors
Temasek Polytechnic (TP) duo Haanee Hamkah and Clara Goh sprinted to a 1-2 finish in the IVP women's 100m final, finishing in 12.66s and 12.75s respectively. In the men's final, NTU's Khairyll Amri came out tops in a race of high quality, with the top four all dipping below the 11-second barrier and all eight finalists finishing under 11.3s.