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.
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.
Nanyang Technological University wrapped up one of the most competitive Singapore University Games basketball seasons in recent years by avenging last year’s loss against Singapore Institute of Technology with a dominant 74-52 victory to come in third.
Steady and balanced scoring of SIT gives them victory over SMU.
Sara Choong (SIT #17) had a game-high 28 points as she iced the game with her shots down the stretch to give SIT the victory over SMU.
A faster and more experienced Nanyang Technological University (NTU) demolished Singapore Institute of Technology 74-19 in their opening match of the Singapore University Games netball competition.
Hosts NUS got off to a fast start, culminating in their first goal from Mohammad Ammar (NUS #10) in the 33rd minute. SIT failed to equalise with any of their opportunities on goal. Joel Chong (NUS #4) scored a second for NUS in the 77th minute, shutting the door on any possible SIT comeback.
Lai Kuan (SMU #6) curled the ball into goal direct from a corner kick in the early minutes of the match for her first goal and repeated the same trick barely two minutes later to give SMU a lead that left SIT reeling. Lai Kuan could have scored a hat trick but she smacked a free kick in the closing minutes of the game against the horizontal bar.