Home Singapore Events
singapore athletic association
singapore athletic association
Posted by Sha


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.


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
singapore athletic association
singapore athletic association

About Us

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 »
singapore athletic association
singapore athletic association
singapore athletic association
Go Top ↑
Addr: SAA, #01-33, 3 Stadium Drive, S'pore 397630 | Tel: +65 63862721 | Fax: +65 63867773 | UEN: S63SS0015L | PDPA
Total Visitors: