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Info for 2014 edition

Overall champion trophy

    2013 – Singapore Sports School

    2012 – Singapore Sports School (C Boys)

    2011 – Singapore Sports School

    2010 – Anglo Chinese Sch (Indp) (B Boys)

    2009 – Singapore Sports School (A Girls)

    2008 – Singapore Sports School (B & C Girls)

    2007 – Singapore Sports School (C & A Girls)

    2006 – Singapore Sports School (B Girls)

    2005 – Singapore Sports School (C Girls)

    2004 – Singapore Sports School (C Girls)

    2003 – St Nicholas Girls School (B Girls)

Tay Cheng Khoon Memorial Trophy champion

Award named after the Straits Times sports editor.

    2012 – Singapore Sports School (C Girls)

    2011 – Singapore Sports School (B Girls)

    2010 – Anglo Chinese School Independent (B Boys)

    2009 – Singapore American School (A Girls)

    2008 – Singapore Sports School (B Boys)

Related links:
SPH Schools Relay Championships 2014 page

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Videos

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Photos

View photos of the event by Terry Tan Lee Ban here.

Melvin Wong, the first finisher at Series 3 for the men 5000m event, finishing in 16:54.91 minutes.

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5.00m pole vault height? No problemo… Next goal, 5.25m by Sean Lim in his bid to qualify the Commonwealth Games.

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Dylan Tan’s sub 7-minute effort (6:57.40min) in the boys 2000m steeplechase has earned him a SEA Youth (Myanmar) nomination.

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Koh, Joel of HCIC, one of our promising young racewalkers finished in a timing of 26:07.96 for the 5000 Meter Race Walk event.

joel koh

Nurul Jannah was the top women jumper at Series 3, who took part in two event. The long jump (5.47m, 0.7m/s) and triple jump (11.21m, 0.0m/s).

nurul jannah

Our national junior record holder in the men 400m (47.92s) Ng Chin Hui currently serving National Service, was pushed all the way by Md. Reyhan’s 51.38s to Chin Hui’s 50.08s at Series 3.

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20-year-old Hazra, Shashi jumped the furthest at Series 3 with a 6.59m (0.0m/s) effort.

sashi hazra

Cedar’s Hane Bte Mohd Nor finished ahead of her peers in the “Girls 15-17 1500 Meter Race Walk U15/Youth” event at Series 3.

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Flashback, the 100m women junior/open last weekend.

-1.3m/s
1 3844 Pereira, Shanti Ve 18 RP 12.37
2 3883 D/O Chandran, Kuga 16 SSP 12.85
3 4100 Goh, Chui Ling 22 WAC 12.87
4 3845 Summer, Ree Tyra 19 RP 12.95

shanti kugapriya tyra goh chui ling

Related links:
2014 SAA Track and Field Series 3 page

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Filed under Announcements, Records

As below:

Records pending ratification:

  1. Pole Vault / 5.01 * / Sean Lim / 1993 / Singapore / SAA T&F serie 3 / 16-Mar-2014
17th Mar 2014
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Qualifying marks

Athletes who met qualifying marks for International competitions from Series 3.

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Highlights

Calvin Kang ran a sub 22-seconds race earlier despite having an injury recently when he fell during training which scraped and bruised the right side of his upper body.

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At the SAA T&F Series 3 earlier held at Bukit Gombak stadium, Sean Lim Zi Qing reclaims the men pole vault national record from his junior and training partner Chan Sheng Yao.

The 21-year-old added 10 centimeters to the old mark held by Sheng Yao, which was less than 2 weeks old. With the height of 5.01 meters achieved by Sean, he became the first Singapore athlete to leap over the 5 metres. Read more here.

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Related links:
2014 SAA Track and Field Series 3 page

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At the SAA T&F Series 3 earlier held at Bukit Gombak stadium, Sean Lim Zi Qing reclaims the men pole vault national record from his junior and training partner Chan Sheng Yao.

The 21-year-old added 10 centimeters to the old mark held by Sheng Yao, which was less than 2 weeks old.

With the height of 5.01 meters achieved by Sean, he became the first Singapore athlete to leap over the 5 metres.

He also successfully surpassed the qualifying mark for the Asian Games to be held in September, which was set at 5.00m (6th placing).

The NUS medical bound student set his sight on qualifying for the Commonwealth Games next, the bar set at 5.25 metres.

Both Sean & Sheng Yao are coached by David Yeo.


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Men pole vault progression over the years:

    5.01m – Sean Lim Zi Qing (Series 3) 16 Mar 2014, B.Gombak stadium

    4.91m – Chan Sheng Yao (SYJAC) 3 Mar 2014, B.Gombak stadium

    4.90m – Sean Lim Zi Qing (Series 2) 16 Feb 2014, B.Gombak stadium

    4.83m – Sean Lim Zi Qing (U23/Open C’ships) 6 Oct 2013, CCK stadium

    4.82m – Chan Sheng Yao (National School) 5 Apr 2013, CCK stadium

    4.81m – Sean Lim Zi Qing (U23/Open C’ships) 25 Jun 2011, NYP stadium

    4.80m – Sean Lim Zi Qing (National School) 19 Mar 2011, CCK stadium

    4.66m – Mok Hay Foo (Singapore) 9 May 1993

16th Mar 2014

Edmund Sim, our top Republic racewalker emulated his 2012 form where he set the national mark in the 20km road racewalking event.

In cold and windy temperature of 3 degress celcius with winds of 24 kph, the 31-year-old crossed the finish line in 1:36:58.

He finished in 10th position at the Asian 20km race walking championship that was held in Nomi Japan.

Edmund came close to his national mark of 1:36.01 set in 2012 at the same meet.

Good job!

You can download the full results here.

Team Manager: Ewe Choon

Related links:
Asian 20km Race Walking Championships 2014 page

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The files


Qualifying marks

Athletes who met qualifying marks for International competitions from Day 1 of Series 3.

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Highlights

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SAA T&F Series 3 earlier saw current national record holder (1.80m, 2006) in the women high jump, Sng Suat Li Michelle competing after 3-and-a-half-year of hiatus.

The 27 year old managed to equal 2014 season best in the event with a 1.60m height earlier, now joint SB holder with Valerie Cheong & Goh Chui Ling.

Michelle’s last best high jump result was in 2011, 1.67m at Penang Open. We hope she’s back for good.

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For late entries

    Late entry participant(s) needs to report/register at least 2-hours before the start of the competition.

    CONDITIONS:

    * Pending lane availability, for track event.
    ** Field event, not more than 16 pre-registered participants, late entries participant(s) will be assigned ahead of pre-registered participants to start off the competition.

For pre-registered entries

    Track Events: All competitors shall report to the Call Room Judge 30 minutes before the Start of each event.

    Field Events: All competitors shall report to the respective area (Field of play) 45 minutes before the Start of each event.

    Should there be any delay, the announcer will make the announcement.

Related links:
2014 SAA Track and Field Series 3 page

Edmund Sim, the current men 20km road race walking record holder, will be the Republic sole representative at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships 2014 (Nomi, Japan 16 March)

Edmund Sim

A photo of Edmund Sim and team manager Ewe Choon for “Asian 20km Race Walking Championships 2014” arriving Japan.

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Related links:
SAA page on Asian 20km Race Walking Championships 2014

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