14 Feb 2017

2017 SA Series 2 Performance by our athletes


by Chew Jee Keng (Coach JK)

Series 2, conducted on 11th and 12th Feb’17 at Home of Athletics, Kallang Practice Track.
Another fine showing by our Sprinters with their first track performance.

Shiv Ahuja
100m U15 boys 12.02 Position 1
200m U15 boys 25:54 position 2
Excellence performance by Shiv Ahuja! He clocked the fastest time in U15 boys 100m. In the U15 boys 200m race, he ran the fastest in his heats group, with a large gap between the other athletes. He could have clocked a faster time if he was placed in the faster heats group. Shiv is excited about the series 3 as he will be attempting to break the 12s barrier for 100m.

Leah D’souza
100m u18 14:40 Pos 28
200m U18 women Pos 19 29:65
Long jump u18 women Pos 8 4.55m
Racing in series 2 was a good experience for Leah. In the Long Jump event, Leah jumped well to cross the qualification mark and came in 8th position. The sprints events allowed her to understand her current fitness. She acknowledged that she needs to improve on her endurance. She is determined to work harder to see an improvement in her run time for 100m and 200m for series 3.

Louisa Chew
100m u18 14:31 Position 29
200m U18 29:91s Position 24
Despite not training for a long period due to her commitment in dance practice, Louisa ran a decent 100m timing. She started the 200m race with some abdominal discomfort, she only managed to cruise through the entire race. Louisa displayed her natural talent in sprinting, with adequate training she is capable to achieve better results.

Nathanael Kusanda
200m U18 Boys 25:39 position 17
Nathanael started out strong and maintained his composure well during the entire race. Nathanael was first in his heats group. He could have clocked a faster time if he was placed in the faster heats group.