Patience paid off for the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Levyn Wong and Chew Xiu Cheng 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: NUS’ Shohib Marican makes surprise comeback in 5000m; teammate Vanessa Lee defends 1500m title
Barely clinging on to second place, a blistering 65s final lap saw NUS' Shohib Marican snatch a last-minute victory to claim his first ever IVP Gold.
IVP Hurdles: SMU’s Kerstin Ong cruises to second women’s gold in three years while SIT’s Terence Tang grabs men’s gold
Kerstin Ong clinched her second Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic women’s hurdles titles in three years for Singapore Management University while Singapore Institute of Technology’s Terence Tang grabbed the gold for the men’s hurdles title in a straight final.
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.