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Dragons at ACSIS MS Athletics Championships

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Dragons at ACSIS MS Athletics Championships

On Saturday, 13 May, Singapore American School (SAS) hosted the Middle School ACSIS Athletics Meet 2017. This was the conclusion to another busy season of weekly training and development across the track and field events. With an eager and dedicated group of athletes training under the instruction and coaching of Ms DeKloe it was a difficult task selecting the squad for this blue ribbon meet.

Thirty students represented UWCSEA East from our Grade 6 to Grade 8 students. Although training was only for a limited period of time our team proved that we had strength and depth in both the field and track events. Sixteen schools participated in the competition where athletes could compete in a maximum of three events throughout the day.

On a hot and humid day we proved to demonstrate exceptional effort and resilience with fantastic personal best times, distances and heights broken.

Our female track athletes were our stand out performances winning both the 4X100m with the 12U and third place for the 14U Girls.

Our exceptional 12U track runner, Tanisha Patil, competed in the 1500m, 400m and 800m winning all of the races by a clear 50m.

Other special mentions to:

  • UWCSEA East Dragons at ACSIS Athletics Championships 2017Lucas May 12U 4th place 1500m 5.16:18
  • Jake Johnson 12U High Jump Winner 1.43m
  • Jake Dunn 12U High Jump 4th place 1.35m
  • Jackson Cook 12U Shot Put 4th place 7.03m
  • Jackson Cook 12U Discus 4th place 19.18m
  • Winston Nesfield 14U Shot Put 2nd place 10.10m
  • Tanisha Patel 12U 400m Winner 1.03:35
  • Tanisha Patel 12U 800m Winner 2.34:09
  • Tanisha Patel 12U 1500m Winner 5.21:04
  • Margaux Destandau 12U 200m Runner Up 0.30:02
  • Margaux Destandau 12U 400m Runner Up 1.08:27
  • Margaux Destandau 12U 100m 4th place 0.14:68
  • Tanmayi Patel 12U 200m Third Place 0.30:23
  • Tanmayi Patel 12U 800m Runner Up 2.42:61
  • Pauline Dubois-Denis 14U 400m 4th place 1:12.60
  • Kenzie Clews 14U 400m Winner 1:05.36

Full results

Overall the MS Girls team placed fourth, however, the 12U were joint winners with SAS. The Boys achieved 6th place overall.

A fantastic team effort from all of our UWCSEA East competitors with the majority of the team members achieving personal bests.

We hope to continue to build upon these successes next year and drive the programme to new heights across the conference.

Thank you to all of the supportive parents who cheered on the Dragons team on the day.


15 May 2017
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