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Accurate as of 31 October:

There will be events where multiple categories to combine and race together, due to less than 3 participants. Below are the events as that will combine to race:

    1. 4x400m Girls Youth, Women Open B, Women Masters, 4x400m Boys Youth and Men Junior

    2. 200m Women Open A & B

    3. 800m Women Junior, Open A & B and Masters

    4. 3000m Race Walk Women Junior, Open and Masters

    5. 1500m Women Junior, Open A and Masters

    6. 400m Women Open A & B

    7. 4x100m Girls Youth, Women Junior, Open A & Masters

Kindly remind the participants that number bibs collection starts 45mins before the session starts at the Technical Information Centre (Tent behind the gallery area).

Related links:
SAA page on SNG T&F
SAA page on SNG Stadium Run

Posted by Sha

Date: Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 at 0800hrs

Venue: Singapore Flyer (Amphi Theater)

Programme: Download here

This event is jointly organise by Tug-of-War Federation Singapore (TWFS) and Singapore Athletic Association (SAA).

Our foreign Tug-of-War Federations such as Thailand, Brunei and Malaysia was invited to take part in this prestigious event.

Professor Ho Peng Keng has agreed to grace the event as Guest of Honour.

Download the entry form here and send it to [email protected] by 31 October.

29th Oct 2014
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It will be an exciting weekend ahead as Singapore National Games kicks off this Saturday from 1st to 9th November.

For athletics, keep a lookout for

We hope to see you there!

29th Oct 2014
Posted by Sha

At a SAA recent MC meeting on 14th October, it was passed during that meeting that SAA will now recognise S. Pandian’s electronically timed 800 metres timing of 1:50.56 minutes to be added to the SAA records alongside the current men 800 metres hand-timed record of 1:49.9 minutes by Surendra Subramani.

Event Record   Name D.O.B Venue Event Established
800 metres 1:49.9 HT Surendra Subramani 1955 Oregon, USA Oregon Track Club mini meet 30-Apr-1983
  1:50.56 ET Sinnathambi Pandian 1967 Singapore 7th Asian T&F Meet 22-Jul-1987

Related links:
SAA Records

29th Oct 2014
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Posted by Sha
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At a SAA recent MC meeting on 14th October, it was passed during that meeting that SAA will now recognise Road Races be to “National Records” instead of “National Best Performances”, in accordance to IAAF as long as the criteria set by IAAF is achieved.

The following below records currently under “National Best Performances” are now recognised as “National Records”.

Open Record

  • Marathon Men (R) 2:24:22 Murugiah Rameshon 1964 Chiang Mai, Thailand SEA Games 13-Dec-1995
  • 20KM walk Men (R) 1:36:01 Sim Soo Chye Edmund 1983 Nomi, Japan Asian 20km Race Walking C’ships 11-Mar-2012
  • 50KM walk Men (R) 5:07:03 Arumugan Kannan 1951 Rangoon, Myanmar 9-Dec-1969
  • 10KM walk Women (R) 51:05.0 Low Guan Hoon Helen 15-Sep-1949 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 11-Aug-1991
  • 20KM walk Women (R) 2:03:11 Tin, Shu Min 1995 Singapore S’pore Open C’ships 24-Aug-2014
  • Marathon Women (R) 2:34:41 Yvonne Danson 22-May-1959 Chiang Mai, Thailand SEA Games 13-Dec-1995

Under-23 Record

  • Marathon Women (R) 3:29:30 Choo Mui Luan 30-Oct-1979 Singapore 5-Dec-1993

The following future Road events (Except U23), in the event a new record is established and was ratified, it will now qualify for SAA Records Breaking Incentives.

Related links:
SAA Records

29th Oct 2014
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Date: 9 Nov

Venue: Stadium Perak, Ipoh

Entry Form (ZIP)https://www.singaporeathletics.org.sg/downloads/1351

Please seek sanction with SAA (SAA) if you’re signing up.

Registration, accommodation and logistics arrangement to be handled on your own.

Link to Selection of Overseas meet.

Related links:
Perak All Comers Meet 2012

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SAA has sent and was represented by the participation of coaches Ms Chan See Huey (8th from top left) and Elwin Yong (4th from top left) for the “CECS Level lll for Combined Events” course held at RDC Jakarta from 20 Oct to 2 Nov.

Photos

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Related links:
Invitation to attend CECS Level III Course for Combined Events (20 Oct – 02 Nov 2014) page

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Good job to everyone who chipped in.

In Memory of Zaki Sapari.

$3493.50 in total from proceeds of tshirt sale and donations.

Inset photo is of Joe & Zaki’s mum.

Zaki Sapari – Gone but not forgotten.

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In loving memory of our beloved friend, Md. Zaki Sapari

24th Oct 2014
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Athletes: 2 (2 men)

Officials: Azmi Ibrahim (TM )

Records: –

Medal: 4 (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)

Personal Bests: –

Results

You can download the results here (Source, Brunei Amateur Athletic Association, XLS format)

Men

Mark m/s Category Name Age Affiliation Status Date
10.77 0.73 100m Men Md. Elfi 27 Team SG Round 1 19-Oct-2014 1/7pos, Q
11.30 1.02 100m Men Md. Amirudin 27 Team SG Round 1 19-Oct-2014 1/7pos, Q
10.68 1.85 100m Men Md. Elfi 27 Team SG Semi 19-Oct-2014 1/8pos, Q
10.69 1.82 100m Men Md. Amirudin 27 Team SG Semi 19-Oct-2014 1/8pos, Q
10.65 1.85 100m Men Md. Elfi 27 Team SG Final 19-Oct-2014 2/8pos, Silver
10.63 1.82 100m Men Md. Amirudin 27 Team SG Final 19-Oct-2014 1/8pos, Gold

Women

Mark Category Name Age Affiliation Status Date
5:08.50 1500m Women NG, YU JUN ELIZA 25 Swift Final 18-Oct-2014 2/4 Silver
5:29.57 1500m Women NG, YEW CHEO 28 Swift Final 18-Oct-2014 3/4 Bronze

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Related links:
SAA page on 4th Brunei Open Track & Field Championship 2014

Posted by Sha
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Dr Iñigo MujikaCalling all coaches.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST VIA [email protected] or CALL 6500 5315

You are warmly invited to participate in two CCE talks by Dr Iñigo Mujika, a keynote speaker at the Singapore Sports Institute Annual Symposium 2014. Dr Mujika is a leading expert in the areas of peaking and tapering. He is now Associate Professor at the University of the Basque Country, Associate Researcher at Finis Terrae University in Chile, and Associate Editor for the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.

The first talk (Scientific Bases of Long and Short Term Training) will cover the basic aspects of long-term and short-term periodization, the limitations of traditional periodization for modern sport and the alternative planning options at hand. The session will also focus on the importance of training intensity distribution, the use of strength training for endurance performance, and the importance of tapering strategies in the lead up to major competitions.

    Date : 13 Nov 2014

    Time : 7pm to 9pm

    Venue : Black Box Auditorium @ Sports Hub Visitor Centre, 6 Stadium Walk, S(397698)

    Cost : $25 for NROC members, $50 for Non-NROC members

The second talk (How to Taper and Peak for Optimal Performance) will provide coaches with the most relevant, in-depth information necessary to understand and plan their peaking strategies for major competitions, by analysing the present knowledge about tapering design, its physiological consequences and related nutritional and environmental factors. The potential applications of tapering strategies to team sports will also be covered, discussing league competition situations and peaking for a major championship

    Date : 14 Nov 2014

    Time : 10am to 12pm

    Venue : Gold Room @ Sport Singapore, 3 Stadium Drive, S(397630)

    Cost : $25 for NROC members, $50 for Non-NROC members

Please do not hesitate to contact [email protected] or call 6500 5315 for any queries.

24th Oct 2014
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