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 Polytechnic defended their Polytechnic–Institute of Technical Education Games track and field overall title with an emphatic 361 points with Singapore Polytechnic coming in second with a distant 288 points.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Shawn Jong defended his Men’s Triple Jump title equaling his personal best distance of 13.94m, which he achieved during his gold medal win at last year’s Polytechnic–Institute of Technical Education Games (POL-ITE).
After clinching two gold medals in the 800m race event and the road race, Kiranraj s/o Suresh completed his hat-trick by steadily winning the 1500m race with a time of 4:31.11.
Temasek Polytechnic celebrated as they claimed the POL-ITE Basketball Championship title from defending champions Republic Polytechnic, behind a game-high 26 points from Kelvin Lim (TP #22).
After a laboured effort in the first quarter, Temasek Polytechnic finally clicked into gear in the second half to take their second victory of the Polytechnic–Institute of Technical Education Games (POL-ITE) season with a 67-56 win over Nanyang Polytechnic.
Temasek Polytechnic overcame an unexpected ejection of one of their players, Sherman Seet, in the second quarter, to defeat Ngee Ann Polytechnic 72-59 and kick-start their POL-ITE basketball championship campaign.