Track and Field

Shanti Pereira wins 200m bronze, athletics’ first medal at SEA Games

CLARK, PHILIPPINES — "Whoa, ok, that's really fast," thought Shanti Pereira as she glanced at the scoreboard. The Philippines' Kristina Marie Knott had just clocked a PB and Games record of 23.07 seconds in the 200 metres. That was just the qualifying round for the final later in the evening. Pereira's national record is

By |December 8th, 2019|Categories: Track and Field, SEA Games|Tags: , |

From accidental thrower to SEA Games competitor

For discus thrower Eric Yee, finding himself on the start list of this year’s SEA Games was the culmination of an accidental journey. Back in Hwa Chong Institution, a 13-year-old Yee tried out for judo, volleyball, and track & field during the CCA trials. After being selected for the sprints team, Yee broke his

By |November 25th, 2019|Categories: Track and Field, SEA Games|Tags: |

Nedunchezian Selvageethan runs the only sub-2 800m en route to victory

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