Posted by Sha
Another record that fell on the second final day of the National Inter-School was the girls’ 2000 metres steeplechase event.
Victoria Junior College’s Vanessa Lee Ying Zhuang crossed the finish line in 8:00.94 minutes.
Not only the 17-year-old erased the competition Championship record of 8:06.58 minutes by Wan Zahrah but also the women National Junior and Youth Best Performance record.
The previous mark for the National Junior was 8:05.25 minutes held by Lin Cui Wen Yvonne established in 2010 at the 3rd All-Comers.
While the previous Youth Best Performance record was 8:19.25 minutes by Seow Yun Yun established in 2011 at the National Inter-School.
The VJC student athlete is currently coached by Tan Yew Hwee.
Vanessa’s record is pending ratification by SA.