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Tin-Shu-Min

Earlier August this year, the decade old 20km (Road) Race Walking women National Record was erased.

It has been lowered again, by the same athlete, and she is Tin Shu Min.

The 19-year-old women junior was competing at the Hong Kong Race Walking Championship last Sunday, finishing in third position for her category with a timing of 2 hours and 17 seconds.

Chong Fui Fong held the then record with a timing of 2:03:57 which was established in 2004 at Ilsan, Korea before Tin Shu Min first broke the record in August at the Singapore Open competition with an effort of 2:03:11.

Coached by Chu Seow Beng, Tin Shu Min sets her sights next to become the first Singapore women to complete the event in under 2 hours.

Singapore 20km (R) Race Walking Timing Progression

    2:03:57 – Chong Fui Fong, 2004 (Korea)
    2:03:11 – Tin Shu Min, 2014 (Singapore)
    2:00:16 – Tin Shu Min, 2014 (Hong Kong)

Record is pending ratification by SAA.

Results

You can download competition results here.

Mark Category Name Age
1:52:17 Men 20km Race Walk Sim Soo Chye Edmund 31 4/4pos
2:00:16 Women 20km Race Walk Tin, Shu Min 19 3/4pos, NR, PB, SB

tin shu min edmund sim

Photos courtesy of Chu Seow Beng.

Related links:
Singapore Records – ARCHIVES
Singapore Records – PDF

27th Nov 2014
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