Since 2015, Vera Wah never finished outside the top three at the National Schools Cross Country Championship. Every time she made a run for the title, new rivals rose to the challenge. On Wednesday morning at Bedok Reservoir, well after 9 am under a blistering sun, Wah broke the tape first in the 'A'
Leading a race was a novel concept. Winning gold and bagging a massive PB was the cherry on top. Even then, Nedunchezian Selvageethan, Selva for short, felt that he had room to improve. “(Running from the front is) kinda new,” said Selva. He led the entire race to win the ‘A’ Division Boys 800m
Close finishes aren’t a foreign concept to Phoebe Tay. In 2017, Tay held on to win her first 800-metre title just 0.06s ahead of the runner-up. On a cloudless Monday morning at Choa Chu Kang Stadium, that difference wasn’t quite as close – she won in 2:31.98, just 0.33s ahead of silver medalist Vera
Vera Wah leads Hwa Chong to ‘A’ Girls title defence at 59th National Schools Cross Country Championships
“Just do this.” Those three words ran through Vera Wah’s mind as she toed the start line of the National Schools Cross Country Championships on Wednesday morning at Bedok Reservoir. It had been a long morning for the 17-year-old Hwa Chong Institution student as she waited to be flagged off at 9:40 am, the