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Du Xianhui file photo, in bright green second from the right.

Our field specialist Du Xianhui has met the SEA Games qualifying mark for the women shot put 4 kilograms event.

She threw 14.46 metres.

The 32-year-old achieved such a feat during the weekend at a China meet in Liaoning on 29th July.

Du who is on a comeback trail improved her season-best of 13.66 metres set last June at the Singapore Open T&F Championship.

She is set to become the sixth Team Singapore athlete to have met the SEA Games qualifying mark for an individual event.

Related Links:
SAA page on SEA Games 2013

31st Jul 2013
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The next upcoming 2013 Series Race Walk Competitions is on 18.08.2013. You can signup here Entry Form.

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Asian Youth Games Flag Ceremony 2013

Date: 24th July 2013

Venue: Raffles Girls School

VIPS:

    Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security, Minister for Home Affairs and President of the Singapore National Olympic Council

    Mr Lawrence Wong,
    Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth

    Ms Sharon Tan Paey Fern,
    Chef de Mission

    Mrs Poh Mun See,
    Principal, Raffles Girls’ School

    Mr Lim Teck Yin,
    CEO, Singapore Sports Council

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25th Jul 2013

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19 DAYS TO THE 14TH IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013.

It is the next International competition where we will be sending a Singapore athlete under the wildcard entry.

Calvin Kang Li Loong, current national sprinter has been officially selected by SAA to represent the Republic.

Having joined the Singapore Sports School in 2002, the young sprinter flourished under the school world-class integrated academic and sports programme.

He is currently 22-years-old and has a personal best of 10.53 seconds in the 100 metres and 21.68 seconds in the 200 metres.

Jiayou CK!

We’ll be using the following hashtag ‪#‎ckworldchamp‬ at Facebook & Twitter for his exploits in Moscow. Feel free to use post, share & retweet the hashtag.

PHOTO BY LIEW TONG LENG

Related Links:
SAA page on 14th IAAF World Championships 2013

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Ho Chi Minh City International T&F Vietnam Open 2013

The 4x400m national women team ran 3:47.82 at Vietnam Open. They grabbed silver medal and it is a new Under-23 women 4x400m record, pending ratification by SAA.

The old mark was 3:48.16 set in Taiwan Open in May. They’re chasing the SEA games qualifying mark is 3:45.03.

The lineup consist of Shanti Veronica Pereira, T. Piriyah, Dipna Lim-Prasad and Wendy Enn.

Results from the 4x400m women race

    1. Hanoi – 3:47.35
    2. Singapore (Shanti, Piriyah, Dipna, Wendy) – 3:47.82
    3. Nghe An – 3:52.79
    4. Myanmar – 3:58.01
    5. Khanh Hoa – 4:04.80

Other full results

Mark Category Name Age Venue Date
61.25 Women 400 Meter Hurdles 0.762m Open Lim, Prasad Dipna 22 Ho Chi Minh City Stadium 21-Jul-13 3 pos, bronze
3:47.82 4x400m Women Shanti, Piriyah, Dipna, Wendy Ho Chi Minh City Stadium 21-Jul-13 2 pos, SB, silver, U23 record
13.63 Women Shot Put 4kg Open Du, Xianhui 32 Ho Chi Minh City Stadium 21-Jul-13 2 pos, silver
22nd Jul 2013
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File photo of Guirong at Palembang in 2011 (center of photo)

Zhang Guirong 15.47m effort in a competition in China, Liao Ning 17 July is better than the silver medal SEA Games 2011 mark of 14.59m but still short of her 16.96m gold effort in Palembang.

The 35-year-old is the SEA Games defending champion and has a PB of 18.57m in the 4kg shot put event, which is also our women national record.

She is the fifth Singapore athlete to meet the SEA Games qualifying mark in an individual event, the last one was Mok Ying Ren in the marathon – http://www.singaporeathletics.org.sg/27th-southeast-asian-games-2013

22nd Jul 2013
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Filed under Announcements

Following the 20th Asian AA Congress held at Pune, India on 1st July 2013, there’s an updated version (July 2013) of the Asian AA Constitution are available for viewing on the Asian AA website.

Document link: http://athleticsasia.org/constitution-july2013.pdf

Constitution page: http://athleticsasia.org/aaaconstitution.php

22nd Jul 2013
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On the left in yellow, Mr. Chan Chow Tin and on the right of the photo, Mr. Ghana Segaran

Following the 20th Asian AA Congress held at Pune, India on 1st July 2013, Mr. Chan Chow Tin was elected as one of Asian Athletics Association Technical Committee while Mr. Ghana Segaran is now part of Asian Athletics Association Cross Country & Road Running Committee.

Mr. Chan Chow Tin and Mr. Ghana Segaran are also our local Area Technical Official and SAA Chairman, Cross Country & Road Running respectively.

For a full list of the committee, go to http://athleticsasia.org/aaacommittees.php

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