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.
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.
Singapore Management University's (SMU) offensive edge carried them to a 6-2 win over Singapore Polytechnic (SP) during the Institute-Varsity-Polytechnic (IVP) floorball championship. The final group match saw SMU through to the semi-final and knocked SP out of the championship.
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.
IVP Basketball (Women): NTU dominate final against first-time finalists SIT; SP edge out TP for 3rd place
Favourites NTU dominated the IVP Women's Basketball Championship final with a 61-34 victory against first-time finalists SIT, while SP edged out TP 60-50 to clinch bronze.
IVP Basketball (Women): SIT spring last-minute upset against TP to advance to final; Favourites NTU brush past SP 63-44
A last quarter comeback saw the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) edge out Temasek Polytechnic (TP) 55-53 to move on to the IVP Basketball Championship final; while powerhouses Nanyang Technological University (NTU) brushed past Singapore Polytechnic (SP) in the other semi-final.