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New National Record in men pole vault, 4.91m, pending ratification by SAA, by Chan Sheng Yao (HCI) at the S’pore Youth & Jr C’ship.
The 18-year-old is coached by David Yeo.
The previous record was 4.90m by Sean Lim established at SAA T&F Series 2. Sean is also coached by David.
Sheng Yao’s 4.91m
Men pole vault progression over the years:
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
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- Athletics: Chan Sheng Yao sets national pole vault record
Videos courtesy of David Yeo