Sheares Hall (SH) beat Eusoff Hall (EH) in the National University of Singapore (NUS) Inter-Hall Games (IHG) men's football final to clinch their third title in four years, claiming high ground in the recent longstanding football rivalry between the two halls with a 2-0 victory. The last three IHG men's football finals have been contested by the same two halls, with Eusoff victorious in 2018 and Sheares successfully retaining the championship they won last year.
For the first time since 2010, the men’s team of the National University of Singapore (NUS) have clinched double gold in the relays at the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) Championships.
Temasek Polytechnic (TP) blitzed National University of Singapore (NUS) in the first half before patiently holding on to clinch a 2-1 victory as well as the double by winning the POL-ITE and Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic title back-to-back. Two goals in the opening 20 minutes by skipper Jacob Mahler (TP #17) and Jordan Nicholas Vestering (TP #4) proved too much for NUS who could only pull one goal back through a penalty.
IVP Track & Field: SMU’s Ow Yeong Wei Bin crushes 31-year-old 400m Hurdles meet record while NUS’ Celeste Goh claims women’s gold
Ow Yeong Wei Bin of Singapore Management University (SMU) stormed to a 54.28 seconds finish in the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) Men's 400-metre hurdles final, annihilating the previous meet record of 55.40s set by Lim Kok Hoon, then of Ngee Ann Polytechnic, back in 1989.
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.
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.