Hot off the press: Track & Field, Day 7

The boys team is currently in 1st place with 127 points, holding aslim lead over rivals VJC (125 points) and RI (124 points).
The girls team is currently in 2nd place with 94 points, behind RI (157 points).

A-Girls 3000m Final:
Louisa Chiew (08S68) - 11:36.84 (2nd)Emelyne Teo (08S73) - 11:56.23 (4th)Audrey Lee (08S6N) - 12:08.49 (5th)
Louisa maintained a fast pace throughout the race to run 11:36.84,clinching the silver medal to make up for last year's 4th positionfinish. Emelyne and Audrey followed closely behind to finish in the4th and 5th positions respectively.

A-Girls 400m Hurdles Final:
Penny Tan (09S79) - 01:14.55 (5th)Lee E-main (08S74) - 01:14.57 (6th)
Penny and E-main bettered their qualifying times to finish in the 5thand 6th positions respectively.

A-Boys 400m Hurdles Final:
Tommy Kee (09S73) - 01:00.81 (7th)
A surge in the first 200m of the race saw Tommy briefly in the lead.Unfortunately, the gamble did not pay off as he eventually finished in 7th position.

A-Girls 200m Final:
Chong Jia Yuan (08S62) - 00:26.19 (2nd)Samantha Raeburn (09A16) - 00:28.31 (6th)
In a close fight, Jia Yuan emerged the silver medallist in the 200mfinal with a timing of 00:26.19, bettering her performance in lastyear's final, where a fall forced her to settle for the bronze medal. Samantha also ran 00:28.31 to finish in the 6th position.


A-Boys 200m Final:
Cui Naisheng (08S6Q) - 00:23.36 (4th)Clement Lin (09A13) - 00:23.90 (7th)
Naisheng overcame a hamstring strain sustained during the 400m finalto run 00:23.36, finishing just outside the medals in 4th position.Despite this being his first year competing in the event, Clementmanaged a top 8 finish.

A-Girls Shot Put Final:
Melissa Sng (08A10) - 9.16m (4th)
Quek Gou Jun (09A15) - DNQ
With only four months of training for a completely new event, Melissa,a judoka, managed an effort of 9.16m to finish in the 4th position.Unfortunately, Gou Jun's three attempts were unmeasured. A squashplayer, this was also her first time competing in the event.