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Update #9



Update #8

Interim report – Sean Lim qualifies for SEA Games 2011 in the men’s pole vault event, after matching the bronze qualifying mark of 4.50m at the 37th National Junior held today earlier at Bishan Stadium. More details and media files regarding it to be published here soon.

2011 SEA Games Qualifying Marks: www.singaporeathletics.org.sg/2011-sea-games-qualifying-marks

Update #7

Results compiled and updated as of 6th March 2011, 9.14pm.

Update #6

Results compiled and updated as of 5th March 2011, 8.44pm.

Update #5

Start List as of 4th March 2011:

Update #4

Please note the following events will be cancelled due to less than 3 participants.

111 – Girls 2000m Steeplechase U20

113 – Boys 3000m Steeplechase U20

124 – Girls Javelin Throw (600g) U20

223 – Girls 1500m run U15

227 – Girls 1500m run U20

306 – Boys 5000m run U20

424 – Girls 3000m run U15

429 – Girls 3000m run U20

Update #3

Updated files as of 4th March 2011:

Update #2

Summary of amendments in schedule by Day:

Sat, 05 Mar 2011
1. Event #124: Javelin Girls (U20) – New Time: 11.30AM
2. Event #201: Triple Jump Girls (U18) – New Time: 1.30PM
3. Event #212: Triple Jump Girls (U20) – New Time: 2.50PM
4. Event #229: Triple Jump Boys (U20) – New Time: 5.20PM

Sun, 06 Mar 2011
1. Event #307: Long Jump Girls (U20) – New Time: 10.15AM
2. Event#309: Javelin Boys (U20) – New Time: 10.30AM
3. Event#313: Javelin Boys (U15) – New Time: 10.55AM
4. Event#314: Long Jump Boys (U18) – New Time: 11.30AM
5. Event#402: Long Jump Boys (U20) – New Time: 1.30PM
6. Event #415: Discus Girls (U18) – New Time: 3.00PM
7. Event#417: Triple Jump Girls (U15) – New Time: 3.00PM
8. Event#422: Triple Jump Boys (U15) – New Time: 4.00PM
9. Event#423: Discus Girls (U15) – New Time: 4.05PM
10. Event#427: Discus Girls (U20) – New Time: 5.00PM

Update #1

Registration is closed for this meet.

Ranking List Boys and Girls

Closing date for confirmation of participation: Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 at 5pm sharp

  • Athlete is to fill up the Declaration/ Parental Consent Form and submit on their competition day when collecting their number tags.
  • Confirmations must reach us by the closing date stated above. Submission of confirmations may be made by:
    • E-mail: SAA
    • For enquiries, please call 6386 2721

All late replies WILL NOT be entertained

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Meet Info

Date/Time : 5 & 6 March 2011 (Sat & Sun)

Venue : Bishan Stadium

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Posted by Sha

At the 2011 SAA Track and Field Series 2 held last week, the competition saw Wan Lay Chi meeting the qualifying mark for the SEA Games in the women’s shot put event.

The regional bi-annual event to be held from the 11th to 22nd December in Palembang, will be Lay Chi’s second SEA Games outing.

She bettered the 14.08 meters bronze medal mark set by Thailand’s Siwaporn Warapiang from the 2009 SEA Games edition, with an effort of 14.28 meters, thus booking her spot.

The Sport and Wellness Management student at Nanyang Polytechnic attest that her qualifying for the SEA Games that’s not of her pet event, the discus throw, came as a shocked surprise for her.

Initially hesitant to join the competition as the 22-year-old was in the midst of her exams, a slight nudge from her coach James Wong, saw her entering the meet, and to her delight, she has one foot in the door in making her chances of getting a medal in Palembang a reality.

Although Lay Chi has qualified for the SEA Games, it’s still an uphill task for what’s in store for her in Indonesia.

Her counterpart, Zhang Guirong, who has been a constant fixture in the shot put event, winning the event no less on three consecutive SEA Games outing since 2005, with an average distance of 17 metres plus is a firm favorite for gold.

Hot on her heels will be the Thai duo of Juttaporn Krasaeyan and Siwaporn Warapiang who will tussle for the silver and bronze medals with Wan Lay Chi.

SEA Games women’s shot put results
2009 2007 2005

Zhang Guirong  17.12 m            
Juttaporn Krasaeyan 15.77 m    
Siwaporn Warapiang    14.08 m

Zhang Guirong 17.21 m  
Juttaporn Krasaeyan     16.06 m  
Siwaporn Warapiang    14.15 m

Zhang Guirong 17.40 m  
Du Xianhui       17.37 m  
Juthaporn Krasaeyan    14.15 m

Below are a few comments asked posed to Wan Lay Chi on her journey to SEA Games 2011:

Q) Regarding the competition, T&F Series 2

The 2nd series I threw a distance of 14.28 meters. It was actually quite unexpected. Because I was having my final exam, I wasn’t really looking forward to, or in the right frame of mind.

However my coach, Uncle James (James Wong) asked me just to take part and just have fun. Therefore there wasn’t any high expectation from me initially.

Q) On throwing 14.28 meters

As the competition started, I did my first throw of 13.3+ meters and hence I knew that the last white line that was drawn on the field is a 14 meters mark.

That’s when I got really excited as I want to give it another go as the qualifying mark is quite close. So I tried very hard to throw over the last line. And to my delight I managed to do it on my third attempt.

Q) What becomes of your discus event, now that you’ve qualified in the shot put?

Yes. My main event is still the discus. However the SEA Games qualifying mark for the discus (49.12 meters) isn’t easy for me to achieve.

Even though I’ve qualified for the shot put event, the event I will be still focusing on the discus event.

In my opinion, I personally feel that the discus event is the one that I think I could stand a possibly higher chance of getting any success, compared to the shot put.

Posted by Sha
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Update #1

SAA has released the athlete rankings and further information regarding the 37th Singapore Junior Athletic Championships 2011. Go to the S’pore Junior page here »

The below entails the qualification information for the upcoming 37th Singapore Junior Athletic Championships 2011, which is to be held on 5th (Saturday) to 6th (Sunday) March, 2011.

Only top junior athlete qualifiers, from the following categories of Under-15, Under -18 and Under-20, from SAA sanctioned events, currently to date SAA Track & Field Series 1 and 2, POL-ITE meet and overseas meets sanctioned by SAA, will be selected for the 37th Singapore Junior Athletic Championships 2011.

The qualifiers list will be published on SAA website in the coming days.

Qualification for National Junior Championship:

  • Top 16 for track events except hurdles.
  • Top 8 for hurdles.
  • Top 12 for field events except pole vault
  • Top 8 for pole vault.

Categories competed:

  • Under-15
  • Under-18
  • Under-20

Note: All JCs and Polys and Centralised Institute will be placed in Under-20 category except for events with specific implements e.g. Shot Put Boys where 17 years old may compete in Under-18 or Under-20. The categorization is in line with the age categorization of the Singapore National Schools Championships.

Qualifiers to be selected based on performance from 2011 SAA sanctioned events:

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The get-together session held yesterday after the SAA Track & Field Series 2 proves to be insightful for coaches and athletes.

German coach Günter Lange and our very own C. Kunalan in an informal setting chats with our SEA Games hopeful, and promising juniors.

Questions was asked, and issued was raised from training programs to athlete development support from the association. View more photos from the session here ».

SAA hopes to hold more of such sessions in the future. To keep in the loop, do sign-up to our mailing list.

21st Feb 2011
Posted by Sha
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This workshop is over

The recent workshop by German coach Günter Lange at the Nanyang Girls’ High Auditorium on 15th February, the parents, athletes, coaches and the public was given a talk on the topic “Early Specialization Vs Long Term Development”.

For those who have missed the insightful workshop, or wants more info on the subject at hand, below is an enclosed PDF file of the presentation, courtesy of Günter Lange.

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Posted by Sha
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Wan Lay Chi has become the second Team Singapore athlete after sprinter Md. Elfi Mustapa to book her spot for the SEA Games.

She surpassed the 2011 SEA Games qualifying mark of 14.08 meters in the women’s shotput event at the 2011 SAA Track and Field Series 2 meet with an effort of 14.28 meters.

More details at https://www.singaporeathletics.org.sg/2011-sea-games-qualifying-marks

21st Feb 2011
Posted by Sha
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Singapore Athletic Association has collaborate with adidas to offer exclusive sale invitation to SAA Track & Field Series 2 participants only!

What is being offered:

35% off footwear

30% off storewide

This invitation is only valid between 28th February to 4th March 2011.

This is not a clearance sale.

How to proceed with the sale invitation:

Step 1 – Visit the Adidas at 77 Robinson Road outlet. This exclusive SAA adidas sale invitation is offered at this adidas corporate showroom only.

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Store opening hours:
Monday-Thursdays 10am to 7pm
Fridays 10am to 8pm

adidas Singapore Pte Ltd
77 Robinson Road #05-00
Robinson 77 (formerly SIA Building)
Singapore 068896

Step 2 – Inform the salesperson you’re a SAA Track & Field Series 2 participant.

Step 3 – Please present your identification card for verification.

Any queries can be forwarded to SAA or call +65-63862721.

21st Feb 2011
Posted by Sha


Event Info

Official website: www.wings.org.sg

Date: Saturday, 19th February

Time: 7.30am to 10.30am

Location: Bedok Reservoir Park

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21st Feb 2011
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Latest startlist and schedule as of 18th Feb 2011:

Event Cancellation

The following events will be cancel due to less than 3 participants.

107 – Men 5,000m
205C – Women 3,000m (U15)
207 – Women 2,000m S/C
219A – Men Discus 1.75kg (>35.00m)
307 – 110m Hurdles (1.067m) Men U20/ Open
402 – 400m Hurdles (0.762m) Women U20/ Open

Meet Info

Date: Saturday & Sunday, 19 & 20 February 2011

Time: 1400hrs for Saturday and 1300hrs for Sunday

Location: ITE College East (Simei)

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18th Feb 2011
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