National Schools Swimming: ACS(I) boys undisputed kings after clinching sixth straight grand slam and six more records on final day

ACS(I) once again retained their stranglehold of all boys' divisional championships with a sixth straight grand slam of A, B and C titles, while RI and MGS retained their A and B girls' titles with the latter also dethroning defending champions and nearest rivals Raffles Girls' School in the girls' C Division.

By |2019-05-02T10:10:38+08:00April 30th, 2019|swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Swimming: RGS’ Charla Tan shatters 200m Backstroke mark as nine meet records fall on penultimate day

Nine records were broken on the first of two days of Swimming finals, with RGS' Charla Tan's new record in the B Division Girls' 200m Backstroke being the second-fastest female timing in Singapore this year and also a medal-winning timing across all three Boys' categories.

By |2019-04-30T21:41:55+08:00April 29th, 2019|swimming, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Track Relays (Girls): Nanyang Girls’ domination continues; B Div 4x100m quartet clocks all-time 2nd-fastest timing

By a tiny margin of eight-hundredths of a second, Nanyang Girls' High School (NYGH) fell short of breaking the B Division girls' 4 by 100 metres relay championship record. Nonetheless, that failed to dampen their mood as the school continued their dominance in the relay events in recent years, garnering three out of four golds in the girls' B and C divisions.

By |2019-04-10T13:29:01+08:00April 10th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

National Schools Track Relays (Boys): Singapore Sports School make clean sweep of B and C divisions; RI edge out HCI by 0.02s in day’s final race

Singapore Sports School make clean sweep of the C and B Division boys' relay races, while HCI and RI battle it out for gold in the A Division boys' relay finals at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships.

By |2019-04-08T18:12:37+08:00April 8th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

B Div 100m & 100m Hurdles: Nanyang Girls’ Elizabeth-Ann Tan lights up National Stadium with two meet records in two days; becomes 2nd-fastest all-time U17 Singaporean girl in both events

In a matter of two days, Elizabeth-Ann Tan of Nanyang Girls' High School wiped out two championship records under National Stadium floodlights, clinching golds in both the 100-metre hurdles and 100m sprint finals. She hurdled to a new B Division benchmark of 14.59 seconds on Thursday, March 28, before tearing down the track a day later in the blue riband event in a swift 12.25s.

By |2019-04-07T18:28:57+08:00April 7th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

C Div 100m: Sports School’s Samantha Ortega and ACS(I)’s Xavier Tan complete sprint double

Just a few days earlier, the two emerged as champions in their C Division 200-metres finals. The stands at the National Stadium saw a similar show of brilliance as Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)'s Xavier Tan and Singapore Sports School's (SSP) Samantha Ortega found gold yet again at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships, this time in the highly anticipated 100m finals.

By |2019-04-05T14:36:51+08:00April 5th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

A Div 100m Hurdles: Valencia Ho seals Raffles double with third hurdles title

Raffles Institution (RI)'s Valencia Ho secured her third sprint hurdles title at the annual National Schools Track and Field Championships when she crossed the finish line first in the A Division girls' 100-metre hurdles final, stopping the clock at a personal best 15.25 seconds. It adds to the B Division gold she won in the event last year and her C Division 80m hurdles win in 2015. Between those, the former Nanyang Girls' High School (NYGH) athlete still earned silvers losing to teammate and record-setter Elizabeth-Ann Tan in the C girls' race in 2016, and to Singapore Sports School (SSP) alumna Rachel Chin in the 2017 B Division final.

By |2019-04-06T20:12:45+08:00April 4th, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments

C Div 100m Hurdles & B Div 110m Hurdles: Victoria School come out tops through Simon Azulay and triple jump record-breaker Gabriel Lee

Victoria School (VS) made it two in two at the 60th National Schools Track and Field Championships, clinching the gold medal in both the C Division Boys' 100-metre Hurdles and B Division Boys' 110m Hurdles finals through Simon Azulay and Gabriel Lee respectively.

By |2019-04-03T20:10:21+08:00April 3rd, 2019|track-and-field, Youth in Motion|0 Comments