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10 Championship Titles And Counting

2019 National School Games


The 2019 National School Games season for school athletes began on 23 January 2019. Competition kicked off with the zonal rounds for several sports, while others headed straight into the national round. Singapore Sports School student-athletes from Badminton, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Netball, Shooting, Taekwondo, Track and Field, and Wushu put their skills and abilities to the test in the national stage. They added eight Overall Championship titles to the two earlier captured by Bowling Academy’s “B” Division student-athletes on 5 March 2019.

Badminton
Sports School’s “B” and “C” Division badminton players defeated 28 schools to book their spot in the Finals on 16 April 2019 where they will meet Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (“B” Boys), Raffles Institution (“C” Boys) and Raffles Girls’ School (“B” and “C” Girls). Student-athletes cruised through the preliminary rounds to progress into the Semi-Finals where they met Raffles Institution (“B” Boys), Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (“C” Boys) and Dunman High School (“B” and “C” Girls).

Fencing
Fencing Academy student-athletes lunged to three Championship titles in the “B” Boys and Girls, and “C” Girls Divisions. The “C” Boys finished overall Runner-Up. They clinched 8 gold, 6 silver and 12 bronze medals across three weapon groups from 25 and 27 March.

Sports School fencers also surpassed expectations in the “A” Division from 28 to 29 March. The “A” Girls team, comprising five student-athletes, won for Sports School the Overall Championship 3rd place trophy. Along with two fencers in the Boys category, they secured 2 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze medals.

Football
By the end of the first half of the Semi-Finals on 8 April, Sports School’s “B” Division footballers were two goals down against Jurongville Secondary School. The team banded together in attack and defence, coming back stronger in the second half. Secondary 4’s Ong Yu En scored all of Sports School’s two goals in the game which ended at 2-3 in favour of rivals Jurongville Secondary. The Sports School team proceeded into the bronze-medal match against Serangoon Garden Secondary School which concluded with a 4-1 victory on 15 April.

Football Academy’s “B” Division student-athletes had triumphed in their earlier three matches in the first round of the League 1 Championships to advance into the knockout rounds where they recorded a clean sheet in the Quarter-Finals against Bedok South Secondary School.

Golf
Post-secondary golfers Eng Wei Jin and Jason Kuk Jian Jie were crowned the "A" Division Overall Team champions after three days of competition from 8 to 10 April, ending the gold drought for Sports School. The pair recorded a combined 148 strokes on 10 April for the Team gold medal and Overall Boys "A" Division trophy.

In the Individual event from 8 to 9 April, Jason shot a two-day total of 145 strokes (75, 70) for the bronze medal, while Wei Jin finished three strokes behind in fourth place.

Gymnastics
Despite being two years younger than some of his competitors, Kho Tong-Yu delivered strong performances to win the Individual All-Around silver medal in the Boys "B" Division on 5 April. The 13-year-old Secondary 2 artistic gymnast bagged 4 silver and 2 bronze medals in the individual apparatus to stand second-highest on the podium in the IAA.

Netball
Sports School’s “B” Division netballers are progressing well in the National School Netball Championships having won all three matches in the first round group-stage to advance to the Quarter-Finals. The team was successful in their first of three games in the Quarter-Finals and have two games remaining before the Semi-Finals. Both the Round 1 and Quarter-Final stages are played in the round-robin format. 

Shooting
Sports School’s shooters affirmed themselves as best school shooters when they clinched 9 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze medals in the “A” and “B” Divisions from 1 to 12 April. Student-athletes won 4 Championship titles for Sports School – the Air Rifle “A” Girls, “B” Boys and Girls; Air Pistol “B” Girls.

Adele Tan Qian Xiu from the Extended International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and Secondary 3’s Tang Hong An were the Shooting Academy’s top performers, bagging 2 golds in the Individual and Team events.

Taekwondo
Brandon Low Sze Sheng executed a kicks, punches and blocks with a perfect balance of control and strength to win the Boys "B" Division Individual Poomsae gold medal on 10 April. The Secondary 4 taekwondo exponent beat 42 others to the coveted title.

Track and Field
Diane Hilary Pragasam made a clean sweep of the Girls 400m event at the National Schools Track and Field Championships – winning the gold medal for the sixth time on 15 March 2019. The IBDP Year 6 student-athlete finished a stride ahead of her nearest challenger in the “A” Division race, in 1:01.00s. Secondary 2’s Cheyenne Lim Hwee Suan, a Netball Academy student-athlete, surprised the field by crossing the line first in the “C” Division 1,500m.

Ten days later, IBDP Year 5 student-athlete Andrew George Medina leapt past a 17-year-old record of 14.55m on his second of six jumps. His 14.58m-effort, despite a 2-hour rain delay, landed him the Boys "A" Division Triple Jump Championships Record, as well as gold medal for that event.

Track and Field student-athletes showed great teamwork on the final day of the Championships, finishing strongly with 6 gold and 3 silver medals in the 4x100m and 4x400m Relays. Netballers Cheyenne and Rishika Ghanamoorthy were instrumental to the gold medals won in the “C” Girls 4x400m and “A” Girls 4x100m Relays respectively. Track and Field Academy concluded the meet with a total tally of 16 golds, 12 silvers, 9 bronzes and 11 4th-place finishes from 8 to 29 March.

Wushu
Sisters Kassandra Ong Xue Ling and Kimberly Ong Li Ling were Sports School’s top performers in the Wushu competition from 3 to 12 April, each winning a hat trick of medals. Kassandra, in Secondary 1, and IBDP Year 5’s Kimberly showed their prowess in the Individual Changquan, Daoshu and Gunshu events in the “C” and “A” Divisions.

Meanwhile, Secondary 2 student-athlete Jolie Goh clinched 2 gold medals in the Taijijian and Taijiquan events.

RESULTS
Fencing
Boys "A" Division
Epee
3rd – Bron Sheum Han Shen

Sabre
1st – Sean Elisha Koh Tze Li

Overall Championship 4th

Girls "A" Division Girls
Epee
1st – Yu Sihan
Joint 3rd – Aaliya Shu Qi Omar Marcus Tan, Veralyn Tan Chou Xin

Sabre
2nd – Megan Au Cheok Tung

Overall Championship 3rd

Boys "B" Division
Epee
1st – Simon Lee Renjie
3rd – Yu Zonglin

Foil
1st – Joel Chiu Ka Jyn
2nd – Chern Ze Hou

Sabre
1st – Chan Phu Xien
3rd – Dan Wei Zuo

Overall Championship 1st

Girls "B" Division
Epee
1st – Elisa Tan Shu Tsi
2nd – Filzah Hidayah Nor Anuar

Foil
2nd – Anna Tay Wan Enn

Sabre
2nd – Jean Koh
3rd – Janelle Ng Shang En

Overall Championship 1st

Boys "C" Division
Foil
3rd – Tan Yun Kai

Sabre
2nd – Calvin Prashanth Nathan
3rd – Isaac Ong Shao En

Overall Championship 2nd

Girls "C" Division
Epee
Joint 3rd – Li Yalu, Nadine Fateha Zuraimy

Foil
1st – Cheung Kemei
3rd – Rachel Koh Rui Jie

Sabre
1st – Juliet Heng Jie Min
3rd – Cheung Kemei

Overall Championship 1st

Football
“B” Division League 1
Round 1
v Anglo-Chinese School (Independent): Won 7-1
v Bendemeer Secondary School: Won 5-1
v Sembawang Secondary School: Won 2-1

Quarter-Finals
v Bedok South Secondary School: Won 4-0

Semi-Finals
v Jurongville Secondary School: Lost 2-3

Bronze-Medal Match
v Serangoon Garden Secondary School: Won 4-1

Overall Championship 3rd

Golf
Boys “A” Division Individual
3rd – Jason Kuk Jian Jie
4th – Eng Wei Jin

Boys “A” Division Team
1st – Eng Wei Jin and Jason Kuk Jian Jie

Overall Championship 1st

Gymnastics
Kho Tong-Yu (Boys “B” Division)
2nd – Individual All-Around
2nd – Parallel Bars
2nd – Pommel Horse
2nd – Floor Exercise
2nd – High Bar
3rd – Vault
3rd – Rings

Shooting
Boys “A” Division
10m Air Pistol Individual
1st – Poh Yu Hao
2nd – Ross Lee Yu Bin

Girls “A” Division
10m Air Pistol
1st – Shirlene Hew Yun Ting

10m Air Rifle Individual
1st – Adele Tan Qian Xiu
2nd – Ho Xiu Yi

10m Air Rifle Team
1st – Adele Tan Qian Xiu, Ho Xiu Yi, Nicole Tan Yong Bing and Nur Azmina Mohammad Nazri

Overall Championship (Air Rifle) 1st

Boys “B” Division
10m Air Pistol Indivdual
1st – Teo Jia En

10m Air Pistol Team
2nd – Jiang Yit Fong, Kevyn Loh Zheng Lin, Maxx Lee Yu Wei and Teo Jia En

10m Air Rifle Individual
1st – Tang Hong An
3rd – Emmanuel Chan En Yue

10m Air Rifle Team
1st – Emmanuel Chan En Yue, Manfred Lim Cong Ying, Muhammad Fathir Ahmad and Tang Hong An

Overall Championship (Air Pistol) 2nd
Overall Championship (Air Rifle) 1st

Girls “B” Division
10m Air Pistol Team
1st – Chan Yi Xuan, Chin Khar Ann, Clarice Ng and Elinoar Lim Wen Chen

10m Air Rifle Individual
2nd – Mok Rui Ping

10m Air Rifle Team
1st – Callie Siah Yong Xin, Edlyn Nadra Mohammed Sophian, Irna Qistina Noorazlin and Mok Rui Ping

Overall Championship (Air Pistol) 1st
Overall Championship (Air Rifle) 1st

Taekwondo
Boys “B” Division Individual Poomsae
1st – Brandon Low Sze Sheng

Track and Field
Boys “A” Division
400m
2nd – Sahil Chetan

Triple Jump
1st – Andrew George Medina

Overall Championship 6th

Girls “A” Division
200m
2nd – Diane Hilary Pragasam

400m
1st – Diane Hilary Pragasam

100m Hurdles
2nd – Palada Tang Hwai Min

400m Hurdles
2nd – Palada Tang Hwai Min

High Jump
3rd – Yasmeen Marie Lutfi

Long Jump
3rd – Rachel Cheong

4x100m Relay
1st – Diane Hilary Pragasam, Palada Tang Hwai Min, Rachel Cheong and Rishika Ghanamoorthy

Overall Championship 4th

Boys “B” Division
200m
1st – Nicholas Teo Hong Xin
2nd – Lim Rui

400m
1st – Raam Kumar Muthukumaran

800m
2nd – Shan s/o S Anandan
3rd – Harieharan s/o Durairaj

1,500m
3rd – Harieharan s/o Durairaj

400m Hurdles
1st – Irsyad Mohammad Said

4x100m Relay
1st – Lucas Lim Yi Liang, Lim Rui, Muhammad Adhwa' Buhardeen and Nicholas Teo Hong Xin

4x400m Relay
1st – Harieharan s/o Durairaj, Irsyad Mohammad Said, Raam Kumar Muthukumaran and Shan s/o S Anandan

Overall Championship 3rd

Girls “B” Division
100m
3rd – Thaarani d/o Sivakumar

200m
2nd – Thaarani d/o Sivakumar

100m Hurdles
2nd – Tyeisha Rene Misson Khoo
3rd – Dakshinnaah Paalu

400m Hurdles
1st – Tyeisha Rene Misson Khoo

Long Jump
2nd – Bhavika Chandru

4x100m
2nd – Bhavikah Chandru, Louisa Helena Janssen, Thaarani d/o Sivakumar and Tyeisha Rene Misson Khoo

4x400m
2nd – Bhavikah Chandru, Louisa Helena Janssen, Thaarani d/o Sivakumar and Tyeisha Rene Misson Khoo

Overall Championship 4th

Boys “C” Division
100m
2nd – Huang Wei Jun

Long Jump
3rd – Ezra Nur Iman Zainal

4x100m Relay
1st – Huang Wei Jun, Lim Yong Qi, Mohamad Afzal Mohamad Zin and Zach Chia Chin See

4x400m Relay
1st – Kyan Chong Jun Xiang, Liau Fong Jun, Mohamad Afzal Mohamad Zin and Zach Chia Chin See

Overall Championship 4th

Girls “C” Division
100m
1st – Samantha Theresa Ortega

200m
1st – Samantha Theresa Ortega

800m
1st – Olivia Sallit

1,500m
1st – Cheyenne Lim Hwee Suan
3rd – Janelle Lum Wai Yan

4x400m Relay
1st – Cheyenne Lim Hwee Suan, Janelle Lum Wai Yan, Olivia Sallit and Samantha Theresa Ortega

Overall Championship 4th

Wushu
Girls “C” Division
Jolie Goh
1st – Individual Taijijian
1st – Individual Taijiquan 

Kassandra Ong Xue Ling
1st – Individual Changquan
1st – Individual Daoshu
1st – Individual Gunshu

Girls “A” Division
Kimberly Ong Li Ling
1st – Individual Changquan
1st – Individual Daoshu
1st – Individual Gunshu