- 8th October – Singapore runners post personal best times at IAAF World Half Marathon.
- 4th October – IAAF World Half Marathon team gets a warm send-off party.
- 3rd October – Anne Qi Hui and Soh Rui Yong to represent Singapore.
- 7th August – Event details posted.
Date: Saturday 6 October 2012
Venue: Kavarna, Bulgaria
Timetable: 09:30am Women’s Race and 11:00am Men’s Race
Course Description: Three laps of 5km and one lap of 6.0975km
IAAF website: http://www.iaaf.org/news/newsid=62615.html
Qualification for Singapore athletes
Dear Coaches and Athletes,
SAA is keen to send 1 male and 1 female runner to the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Kavarna, Bulgaria on 6 Oct 2012.
The Team traveling dates will be 4 – 7 Oct 2012 (TBC)
The best ranked male runner who runs below 1:10hr and best female ranked runner who runs below 1:20hr will be nominated for this meet together with one official. (Only Singapore Citizen will be nominated/ selected)
Athletes who wish to be nominated have to inform SAA and submit official documentation of their race timing, before 17 September 2012. All official race timings and results from 1 Aug 2012 till 17th September will be taken into consideration.
You can also write in to SAA to appeal your selection if you have not met the entry time.
The appeal deadline is on 17 Sept and SAA will revert within 3 days of your appeal.
Thank you and all the best.
Vice President Training & Selection
Send in your submission to [email protected]
IAAF Entry Details
No Entry Standards
Preliminary Entry deadline: 6 August 2012 (Midnight Monaco time)
Final Entry deadline: 24 September 2012 (Midnight Monaco time)
Member Federations may enter one team in each race. A maximum of seven athletes may be entered; no more than five will be allowed to start, with three to score.
Individual entries by Member Federations are admitted in any of the two races and the finishing athletes shall be eligible for the corresponding individual awards.
IAAF Age Eligibility
Any athlete who is at least 18 years of age on 31 December of the year of the competition (e.g. for the 2010 Championships, born in 1992) may compete in the event.
IAAF Prize Money
(US$ paid by the IAAF)
The below assets courtesy of Club ZOOM Meet 2012, and Facebook user.
SAA page on Club ZOOM Meet 2012
Posted by Sha
We’ve uploaded the latest Singapore Open Championships Records and poster:
Photo courtesy of Gary Yeo and SSC.
Gary Yeo finished second in his 100m men Preliminary Round in a time of 10.57 seconds. The 26-year-old managed to qualify to Round 1, his field includes American sprinter Tyson Gay.
After a positive start to his Olympic debut, he stumbled slightly in Round 1.
Gary Yeo capped off his Olympic outing with a 10.69 seconds (-1.4m/s) 8th place timing in Round 1. His heat was won by American Tyson Gay in a time of 10.08 seconds.
He unfortunately did not manage to qualify for the next round.
|10.57||1.7||1018||10.60||10.46||100m Men||26||Prelim 3||4-Aug-2012||0.159s reaction, 2/7 pos|
|10.69||-1.4||980||10.60||10.46||100m Men||26||Heat 1||4-Aug-2012||0.144s reaction, 8/8 pos|
Posted by Sha
Filed under Announcements
This year edition of the National Tug of War Challenge will be as below:
Venue: Singapore Flyer
Date: 1 Sep 2012
Time: 0900 to 1700hrs
Official site: facebook.com/Singapore.TugOfWar
We hope to see you there.
For the schedule there’s changes of 10,000m men starting at 6pm on day 1 and day 2 schedule will now ends at 6pm.