In his three years of competing in the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) men’s high jump event, Hairul Syamil of Nanyang Polytechnic has won in 2018 and 2019 but he was still unsatisfied with his performance in the final year of competition. Since 2018, Hairul has been eyeing the IVP championship high jump record of 2.04 metres, held by none other than his coach, Ronnie Cai, who was watching from the sidelines.
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.
IVP Triple Jump: NTU’s Ernest Ong grabs win with last jump while Jezebel Koh secures double gold for NUS
After some words of advice from competitor and eventual silver medallist Ivan Mun of SUTD, NTU's Ernest Ong grabbed the IVP Men's triple jump gold with his last jump of 13.85m. In the Women's triple jump, Jezebel Koh of NUS secured her second gold of the afternoon after also winning the high jump earlier.
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.
Vanessa Lee of NUS won the IVP 800m and 5000m three hours apart, breaking her own 5000m record in the process.
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.
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.