With report from team manager, Sean Tan as below,
NUS cross-country quartet of Ang Siew Min, Look Xinqi, Alan Koh and Eugene See came in 4th in the National Chung Kung University 80th Anniversary Half-Marathon Relay.
A total of 6 international teams and many other Taiwanese university teams took part in the relay.
NUS came in 4th behind Peking University, Peking Qing Hua University and Japan’s Chiba University with a time of 1hr 19mins 27secs, beating Osaka University and Chinese University of Hong Kong. The winner, Peking University was anchored by the champion of the half-marathon at the 2009 World University Games.
Looking at the line up the night before, the team was hesitant if they could even make top 6. On race day however, the team got off to a good start with first runner Eugene See coming in 7th at the exchange.
2nd runner Look Xinqi then overtook 2 other girls in front of her to come in 5th passing on to the 3rd runner Ang Siew Min (Captain), despite feeling under the weather, Siew Min hung on to 5th and handed over to Alan.
Alan picked up his pace and overtook the anchor from Osaka University to come 4th. It was a fantastic result for the quartet as besides Siew Min, all other 3 runners are in their first year in NUS and the team’s first exposure to an overseas race.
Photos and report courtesy of NUS.
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These are the following details for acronym:
- CR – New Championships Record
- NR – New Record
There were 8 new championship records, these are the events:
- Event 1 – Women 3000m Run
- Event 3 – Men High Jump
- Event 5 – Men 5000m Run
- Event 6 – Women 100m Dash
- Event 9 – Men 400m Dash
- Event 15 – Women 400m Hurdles
- Event 16 – Men 400m Hurdles
- Event 19 – Women 200m Dash
The team SAA is sending for the Hong Kong Mile.
Sending off by SAA from the left Mr. Loh Chan Pew, Mr. James Wong, the team; female athlete Ng Yu Jun, team manager Mr. Steven Quek & male athlete Soh Hua Qun.
All the best!
The SAA fourth edition of ‘Parents, Athletes, Coaches Gathering’ was recently held on 15th October at the Hotel Royal.
The event was earmarked with the launch of SEA Games booklet, and highlighting the athletics contingent that will be going for the Games in Palembang, Indonesia.
Most of the 44-member SEA Games squad was present from athletes, to officials, coaches and team manager. The competing squad comprises of 11 female and 17 male athletes, of which eight are below the age of 20-years-old.
The local media coverage on the event.
The event was as follow:
Mr. Tang Weng Fei opening address
The opening address by SAA President Mr. Tang Weng Fei gave an optimistic outlook of the young Team Singapore squad balanced with the experienced athletes such as appointed SEA Games captain Kenneth Khoo, and discus thrower James Wong.
Launch of SEA Games booklet
SAA exco was sporting enough to entertain the audience and media people.
The relay line-up of Mr. Loh Chan Pew (SAA VP of Competitions Organising), Mr. C. Kunalan (SAA VP of Training & Selection), Mr. William Wong (SAA VP of Finance) and Mr. Tang Weng Fei (SAA President) re-enact a mockup baton passing relay for the launch of SEA Games 2011 booklet, and signifying unity within the local athletics ranks. Commentary by Mr. James Wong.
Mr. C. Kunalan speech
Mr. Kunalan giving his speech, and tell the tales of his own past experience living and treating injuries the old-school way. The 69-year-old highlight the importance of sports science, & the need and using such advances in recoveries methods for athletes.
Mr. Christopher Jones, Osteopathy specialist
Osteopathy expert Mr. Christopher Jones gave an insightful talk on injury prevention, spotting it early and rectifying them.
Catch Part 2 here.
Bauerfeind Singapore giving an insight into their company and product.
More shots of the crowd
We hope to see you at our next SAA gathering on the 10th December, 2011, Saturday. Subscribe to our mailing list to be kept in the loop.
A 27-member athlete delegation from athletics for Palembang SEA Games, not including the officials, and coaches.
|Event||Athlete||Sex||Age||SB||09 SEA Games 3rd||SEA current region best|
|1||100m||Md. Elfi Mustapa||M||24||10.59s||10.61s Fadlin Indonesia||10.40s Md Noor Imran Malaysia|
|3||200m||Lee Cheng Wei||M||24||21.57s||21.24s Suppachai Chimdee Thailand||21.36s Md Noor Imran Malaysia|
|5||400m||Ng Chin Hui||M||17||47.97s||47.53s Jukkatip Pojaroen Thailand||47.37s Paneerselvam Yuvaaraj Malaysia|
|7||5,000m||Mok Yin Ren||M||23||14:51.09min||14:59.85min Sermona Julius Philippines||14:02.12 Agus Prayogo Indonesia|
|8||400m Hurdles||Md. Zaki Sapari||M||19||53.59s||54.15s Phatyot Klong-Ngan Thailand||51.68s Vu Van Tinh Vietnam|
|8||400m Hurdles||Timothee Yap||M||17||54.08s|
|9||4x100m||Md. Amirudin Jamal||M||24||40.17s||40.16s Indonesia||39.54s Thailand|
|10||Lim Yao Peng||M||22|
|Md. Elfi Mustapa||M||24|
|Lee Cheng Wei||M||24|
|11||4x400m||Firdaus Juhari||M||28||3:15.09min||3:26.46min Laos||
|13||Let Jian Jie||M||17|
|Ng Chin Hui||M||17|
|Md. Zaki Sapari||M||19|
|Marathon||Mok Yin Ren||M||23||2:26:34hr||2:25:19hr Hem Bunting Cambodia||2:26:34hr Mok Yin Ren Singapore|
|14||Triple Jump||Stefan Tseng Ke Chen||M||21||15.87m||16.12m Joebert Delicano Philippines||16.30m Nguyen Van Hung Vietnam|
|15||Pole Vault||Chong Min Xun||M||23||4.70m||4.50m Muhd Hafizuddin Malaysia||5.20m Kreetha Sinthawacheewa Thailand|
|15.75m S. Kajorn Thailand||17.19m Chatchawal Polyemg Thailand|
|18||Discus Throw||James Wong Tuck Yim||M||42||52.15m||52.02m Wansawang Sawasdee Thailand||52.95m Hermanto Indonesia|
|19||200m||Pereira Valerie Seema||F||21||24.93s||24.03s Le Nguoc Phuong Vietnam||24.04s Nguyen Thi Thuy Vietnam|
|20||400m||Wendy Enn||F||17||58.69s||54.32s Noraseela Khalid Malaysia||53.80s Nguyen Thi Thuy Vietnam|
|22||800m||Nikita Sharda||F||21||2:31.33min||2:12.26min Do Thi Thao Vietnam||2:01.41min Truong Thanh Hang|
|23||10,000m||Renuka Satianathan||F||24||37:15.87min||36:57.86min Pham Thi Hien Vietnam||34:04.92min Triyaningsih Indonesia|
|24||100m Hurdles||Dipna Lim Prasad||F||20||14.23s||13.34s Dedeh Erawati Indonesia||13.42s Dedeh Erawati Indonesia|
|25||400m Hurdles||T Piriyah||F||19||64.97s||60.31s Nguyen Thi Bac Vietnam||57.98s Noraseela Mohd Khalid Malaysia|
|4x400m||Pereira Valerie Seema||F||21||3:50.09min||3:49.28 Vietnam||3:45.45 Vietnam|
|Dipna Lim Prasad||F||20|
|26||Marathon||Anne Qi Hui Date||F||31||2:56.30hr||2:46:54hr Ni Lar San Myanmar||2:53:09hr Pham Thi Binh Vietnam|
|27||Pole Vault||Rachel Isabel Yang||F||29||3.82m||3.75m Sukanya Chomchuendee Thailand||4.15m Le Thi Phuong Vietnam|
|28||Discus||Zhang Guirong||F||33||49.91m||49.12m J. Krasaeyan Thailand||52.93m Subenrat Insaeng Thailand|
|29||Wan Lay Chi||F||23||48.22m|
|Shot Put||Zhang Guirong||F||33||16.35m||14.08m Siwaporn Warapiang Thailand||16.35m Zhang Guirong Singapore|
|Wan Lay Chi||F||23||14.28m|
Scott Wong (Discus Men) & Chan Sheng Yao (Pole Vault Men) was omitted from the team due to medical studies and age-restriction respectively.
2011 SEA Games Handbook
This course is over
The below is a list of certified coaches from the recent IAAF Level 1 Youth Coaching Course. They are certified to teach and coach Kids Athletics and Youth Development Athletes under the new 2011 IAAF Coaches Education & Certification System (CECS). SAA congratulates and wishes them all the best.
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The 24 participants are:
- Bahktier Bin Awal
- Cai Yaoqing Ronnie
- Chua Seng Chye John
- Edwin Chew Kai Siang
- Elumalai Shanmugam
- Hafiz Bin Mohamad
- Jeswant Singh
- Julian Lim Jit Hwee
- Lee Ming Wei, Linus
- Manjit Singh Aujala
- Mohamed Shathik S/O Syed Magutom
- Muhammad Elfi Bin Mustapa
- Muhammad Iqbal Bin Mohd Sharifuddin
- Ng Wei Chuen Jeremy
- Oon Kuan Yong
- Pang Kah Hwee Stanley
- Quah Seow Koon Kelvin
- Sofyan Bin Sahrom
- Tan Cheng June
- Tan Koon Thiam Adrian
- Thangarelu S/O Ramu
- Wan Lay Chi
- Xie Zhaoxian Andy Chia
- Yeo Hong Leong
Posted 17th December 5:12PM
Congratulations to the graduating batch of IAAF Level 1 Youth Coach Course 2011.
The photo with President Mr. Tang Weng Fei (centre), VP Training & Selection Mr. C Kunalan (right), VP Competition & Organizing, and Mr. Loh Chan Pew (left), VP Competitions Organising & Chairman, Officials.
Photo courtesy of James Wong. Subscribe to SAA mailing list to be informed of such courses in the future.
Posted 11th December 9:21AM
Registration is closed for this course. Be kept in the loop of such future SAA courses by signing-up to our mailing list.
Date : 1 – 10 December 2011
Time : 0830hrs – 1730hrs (Mon – Sun)
Venue : TBC (Subscribe to SAA mailing list to be updated)
Course Fee : S$500.00
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Entry Requirements :
- Be a minimum of 18 years of age
- Have completed Primary school education
- Have an interest in athletics
- Be physically fit and able to learn to demonstrate all athletic events.
- Be willing to actively involve himself or herself as a qualified coach and to assist the IAAF Member
Federation in the development of athletics
- Be able to speak and read the course language sufficiently well to sit a written and practical
- Be available throughout the duration of the course (10 days, 0830hrs – 1730hrs)
Closing date : Friday, 4 November 2011
- Please send in your application form, together with the cheque payment to SAA Secretariat at 3 Champions Way, Blk 1 Singapore Sports School, #01-10, Singapore 737912.
- Cheque should be made payable to “SINGAPORE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION”
Contact us if you’ve any queries.
At our last AGM held on the 29 June 2011, members in attendance, resolved unanimously, that the SAA Constitution be reviewed and appropriately amended, where necessary, to update it to suit the changing needs and demands of national sports associations, in the coming years.
SAA has since February 2011 been granted the status of a Charity, in accordance with the guidelines of the Singapore Sports Council. This important change in our status reinforces the need now to consider appropriate amendments. A task force was accordingly set up to be chaired by our Hon Secretary to embark on this exercise. It is our intention to engage our members and affiliates alike in giving us their feedback on the appropriate amendments they feel should be addressed. You may wish to add your reasons in your response.
Feedback thus gathered will be collated and will form the blue print of the draft amendments. It will thereafter be tabled and deliberated at an appropriate forum – An Extra Ordinary General Meeting of our members. The collective and collaborative effort among members of the athletic fraternity is crucial to ensure a consultative approach is adopted in the process .
It is with this in mind that this email is circulated to members and affiliates. We hope you will set aside some of your precious time to review the current SAA Constitution and submit to us your considered thoughts and views to enable us to initiate the process towards collating and consolidating, before we begin drafting the amendments.
As members of the athletic fraternity it is in our collective interest that we work in the true spirit of sportsmanship through peaceful and friendly dialogue in this exercise. We urge you therefore to come together and collaborate harmoniously towards improving and enhancing athletics in Singapore. We hope the results of the proposed amendments will benefit the present and and future generation of athletes, officials and administrators alike.
View our current constitution: SAA constitution.
Please send us an email with your views and thoughts including the provisions you would like amended or prepserved, with your reasons if any. We hope to receive your feedback by 30 Nov 2011. Please send your email to: [email protected], or use our online contact form.
Thank you for your time and effort.
Alexander Charles Louis
Singapore Athletic Association
Chairperson Task Force
9th Oct 2011
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2012 and it will come into effect on 1 January 2012. Highlights of the key changes to the 2012 Prohibited List are listed below for your information.
S3: Beta-2 Agonists
Formoterol by inhalation (maximum therapeutic dose of 36 micrograms over 24 hours) is no longer prohibited in addition to the existing Salbutamol (maximum 1600 micrograms over 24 hours) and Salmeterol when taken by inhalation. It will be considered an Adverse Analytical Finding if more than 30 ng/mL of Formoterol is detected in urine unless the athlete proves, through a controlled pharmacokinetic study, that the abnormal result was the consequence of the use of the stated therapeutic inhaled dose.
S5: Diuretics and Other Masking Agents
Local application of Felypressin in dental anaesthesia has been included as not prohibited.
Substances Prohibited In Particular Sports
Alcohol will no longer be prohibited in Ninepin and Tenpin Bowling.
Beta-blockers will no longer be prohibited in the following 6 sports:
- Bosbsleigh and Skeleton (FIBT)
- Curling (WCF)
- Modern Pentathlon (UIPM)
- Motorcycling (FIM)
- Sailing (ISAF)
- Wrestling (FILA)
A copy of the 2012 Prohibited List is attached for your reference.
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Male Official Results
|202||Colin Tung Zhi Shing||NTU||21’37||2|
|402||Chew Jee Keng||SIM||21’54||4|
|201||Bryan Tan Boon Han||NTU||21’58||5|
|204||Ong Seng Lee Alex||NTU||22’00||6|
|104||Norman Lim Fang Xuan||NUS||22’12||8|
|101||Koh Kai Ming||NUS||22’22||9|
|106||Sim Sheng Wei Justin Mathew||NUS||22’40||10|
|206||Lee Pui Loong Henry||NTU||22’44||11|
|401||Chua You Boon||SIM||22’45||12|
|205||Goh Hui Mun Joshua||NTU||22’54||13|
|403||Chiang Zhen Hao||SIM||22’57||14|
|105||See Jie Jun Eugene||NUS||23’14||15|
|102||Lee Kok Seng Melvin||NUS||23’26||16|
|407||Chew Ze Heng Anthony||SIM||25’15||18|
|406||Toh Jia Le||SIM||25’22||19|
|302||Amritpal Singh Sidhu||SMU||25’33||20|
Final Male Standings
|1||National Technolgical University (NTU)||20|
|2||National University of Singapore (NUS)||30|
|3||Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)||47|
Female Official Results
|112||Emelyne Teo Jia Wei||NUS||25’02||1|
|111||Ang Siew Min||NUS||25’38||3|
|213||Lin CuiWen Yvonne||NTU||26’28||4|
|211||Chiew Yi Jun Louisa||NTU||27’08||5|
|414||Fu WenFang Laine||SIM||27’35||6|
|114||Ng SiQi Kelly||NUS||28’02||8|
|115||Tan Hui Zhen Sarah||NUS||28’17||9|
|413||Tan Shi Jun Tiffany||SIM||28’24||10|
|411||Lee Mei Yi||SIM||28’35||11|
|216||Goh Xin Rui Sheena||NTU||29’13||13|
|212||Aselinn Krane Heimdal||NTU||29’24||14|
|311||Bay Hui Shan||SMU||29’33||15|
|412||Neo Swee Hong||SIM||29’34||16|
|416||Fiona Ghui Fenn||SIM||30’53||17|
|214||Charmaine Lee Suet Fern||NTU||31’01||18|
|415||Khoo Lih Hsia||SIM||34’37||19|
Final Female Standings
|1||National University of Singapore (NUS)||13|
|2||National Technolgical University (NTU)||34|
|3||Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)||43|