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Congratulations to all!


    10000 metres men – 33:19.06 Nimesh, Gurung PSA

    Pole Vault men – 4.75 Chong, Ming Xun Flash Athletic Club

    Javelin (800 gm) men – 59.46 – Akid, Chong Flash Athletic Club

    5000 metres women – 18:53.68 – Patel, Indira Swift Athletes Association

    10000 metres women – 43:17.97 – Lok, Xin Ying National University of Singapore

    4 X 100m Relay women – 48.26 – Wings Athletic Club Wings Athletic Club


    Hammer throw 4kg women – Yee, Melissa RP 37.76m

Related links:
49th Singapore Athletics Inter-Club Championships 2017 page

30th Oct 2017
Posted by Sha

Countdown to this event



Competition: IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018

Date: 24 March 2018

Venue: Valencia, Spain

Qualifying Period: 01 September 2017 to 4 February 2018

Qualification competitions

    a. All SA sanctioned meets/competitions including SA sanctioned overseas competitions as stated in the above-mentioned dates.

    b. The competitions have to be conducted in accordance to the IAAF rules and properly accredited. Sanction has to be obtained before the competition, for the results to be accepted (Email SAA).


To be considered for selection, an athlete must meet all of the following eligibility criteria and maintain through the Championships:

    1. Must be a Singapore Citizen at the time of nomination

    2. Not used or administered any substance, which, if it had been detected as being present in the athlete’s body tissue or fluids, would have constituted doping, or used any prohibited method or committed any other doping offence as defined in ASS’s, WADA or IAAF’s Anti-Doping by-law

    3. Continues to train for peak athletic performance

Team Commitments

    All athletes and officials must:

    1. Sign the SA Athletes Agreement

    2. Conform, to SA requirements regarding team participation. This included, but not limited to, providing an acceptable training plan towards the Championships, attendance at pre-event camp (if applicable) and wearing team uniform as required.

    3. Make themselves available for all team activities designated by SA

    4. Not act in any manner as to bring the athlete, or fellow athletes/coaches/SA into public disrepute.

Selection Criteria

    1. Qualifying time (based on the 70th placing of the previous championship):
    Men – 70mins
    Women – 78mins

    2. In case there is a tie between two or more athletes, SA will compare and choose the athlete’s 2nd best timing and so on, achieved during the qualifying period.

    3. In the event, if there is still slot available to be filled up, SA will have the discretion to submit the athletes for selection before the final dateline.

Team Size

    1. SA intends to send 1 representative per gender for the event

    2. The fastest qualifying athlete of each gender within the qualifying window, will be default, be automatically nominated to represent Singapore at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. If the fastest athlete choose not to take part in the event, the slot will go to the 2nd fastest qualifying athlete in the event and so on

    3. SA shall not be obligated to send a qualified athlete if he/she is deemed unfit (injured/declining performance/attitude and commitment at training) to perform at a competitive level.

    Appeal 1. The appeal process concerning non-selection or removal from the national squad to be heard by SA Appeals Panel (Headed by Dr Tan Ming Jen & committee). Send the appeal to SAA.

    2. The sole ground for any appeal is that this selection policy was not properly followed and/or implemented.

    3. Any appeal by an athlete against non-selection or removal from the National Squad must be made to SA within 3 working days from announcement. Any appeal must accord with the following procedure:

      i. The SA Appeal Panel will convene a hearing as soon as possible after the submission of the grounds appeal. The hearing may occur in such manner as the President of SA or Dr Tan Ming Jen decides, including telephones or video conferencing. The SA Appeal Panel is not bound by the rules of evidence but must observe the principle of procedural fairness.

      ii. Prior to the hearing, the Selection Panel will provide the SA Appeal Panel and the appellant with a written statement as to the reasons for the decision against which appeal is made.

      iii. The SA Appeal Panel will give its decision as soon as practicable after the hearing and will provide SDP and the appellant with a statement of the reason for its decision.

Related links:
22nd IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2016
21st IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2014
20th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2012

Posted by Sha
Filed under Announcements
18th Oct 2017

LINKS: Schedule | Results

Closing date is Friday, 12 Jan 2018, 2359H. No late entries will be entertained.

SA deserved the rights to finalise decision on all matters pertaining to the event.

Send your entry forms to SAA. Fwd all enquiries at 63862721.

Countdown to this event



  1. High Jump: Event timings and starting heights updated. Increments of 5cm. After the third height, increments of 3cm. If there are 3 athletes left, increments of 3cm.
  2. Shot put and Long Jump: 2+2 trials. All trials will be measured. Time allowed for all trails will be 30 seconds (IAAF rule 180.17).
  3. The 5x80m is mixed gender shuttle relay.
  4. The 600m will be split curve start.
  5. Spike shoes are not allowed for the 600m and 1500m.
  6. The venue is at BISHAN STADIUM. Dates: Fri (26 Jan) and Sat (27 Jan).
  7. Collection of number tags will be available on the event day itself. Please collect at least 60mins before the start of your event.
  8. Live results will be updated at https://tnf.sg/
  9. All competitors (for both track and field event) shall report to the Call Room Judges at least 30 MINS before the Start of each event
  10. The call room is located within the stadium (take the staircase all the way down. It is at the same end as the start line).
  11. Top 4 will receive a medal
  12. There are a total of three age division trophy challenge to be won for the U11, U12, and U13


Updated Competition Schedule (as of 22 Jan 2018)

Bishan Stadium Layout


Entry Form: Download

Venue: Bishan Stadium

Entry Fees: 1 event for $8 (Does not include relays)* & $20 per relay


  • Day 1 - Fri 26 January 1530hrs
  • Day 2 - Sat 27 January 0830hrs

Age Eligibility:

  • Minimum age – 5 (i.e. those born in 2013)
  • Under 6: 5 years old as of 31 December 2018
  • Under 7: 6 years old as of 31 December 2018
  • Under 8: 7 years old as of 31 December 2018
  • Under 9: 8 years old as of 31 December 2018
  • Under 10: 9 years old as of 31 December 2018
  • Under 11: 10 years old as of 31 December 2018
  • Under 12: 11 years old as of 31 December 2018
  • Under 13: 12years old as of 31 December 2018


We accept:

1. Cash Payment
2. Inter-Bank Transfer
3. Cheque

Kindly find below for SA bank details:

Account Type

      • : DBS Auto-Current

Bank Account No.: 074-901188-2


Name of bank: DBS Bank Ltd

Please kindly provide a screenshot of receipt upon successful transaction for Inter-Bank Transfer payment with subject “U13 Payment Receipt”.

Kindly find below for SA address for payment at our office:

      • 3 Stadium Drive, #01-33, Singapore 397630

Nearest MRT: CC6 Stadium, Exit A (Office is located underneath the escalator near Kallang Wave Mall entrance)

Driving: Park your vehicle at OCBC Arena underground carpark Berth B12 take lift to Level 1

Upon arrival, you may call SAA office at 63862721 to open the door for you

School and Institution can make payment via E-Invoice, kindly provide the following details:

      • 1. Charge code

2. Department to bill

3. Person in charge

Terms & Conditions

  • All proper entries and unattached entry fees must reach us BEFORE the stipulated closing date
  • All late entries WILL NOT be entertained
  • Strictly NO changing of category and event once the start list is published
  • There will be no refund of entry fees for any withdrawal/ no-show/ poor weather condition after the closing date
  • SA deserved the rights to final decision on all matters pertaining to the event

Entry form application

  • Kindly inform SA immediately if you do not receive any confirmation within 3 WORKING DAYS of your submission of entries.
  • SA will send an acknowledgement via email upon received of entries. Hence, please ensure that a valid email address is submitted in your entry form
  • Only EXCEL (.XLS) file format entry form will be accepted
  • Improper entry form data will not be accepted
  • Athlete or team that are not under MOE school or affiliated to SA will be consider as ‘Individual’


You are advised to read all the documents enclosed in the entry form.

For any enquiries, reach us at SAA or call +65-63862721.

Related links:
2017 edition

Posted by Sha

1. Discus cage repairs to be completed by 16th October Monday, and can be used the next day Tuesday.

2. The SA gym at HOA/KPT will be closed on 16th October Monday for re-flooring.

12th Oct 2017
Posted by Sha

1. Discus cage repairs to be completed by 16th October Monday, and can be used the next day Tuesday.

2. SA athletes (Javelin only) are able to use the field during this field maintenance period. Field is not open to the public however.

More info at https://www.singaporeathletics.org.sg/home-of-athletics

10th Oct 2017
Posted by Sha

ANNOUNCEMENT – Home of Athletics Field is closed from 9 Oct due to poor ground conditions, until further notice (Posted 9th Oct 2017)

9th Oct 2017
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Founded in 1935, SA's historic footprints began more than 60 years ago when we opened our doors to Singapore's early athletes at the Farrer Park Stadium. Since then, the SA has toiled and grown, and is now poised to chart new territories for the future. Under the helm of a new dynamic team of volunteers and full-time secretariat, the association will take bold strides to nurture talents and work towards a holistic athlete development and making competitive athletics a viable career, read more »
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