Jirapong Meenapra Clocks 10.61 100m, Ng Chin Hui 47.92 400m - 7th SEA Youth Singapore 2012

>> April 29, 2012

Thais sprinter Jirapong Meenapra claimed gold medal in the men's 100m during the 7th Southeast Asian Youth Athletics Championships 2012 in Singapore after clocking a season best time of 10.61s (0.0).

The 19-year-old whose personal best is 10.45s competed in U-21 (new / additional category in SEA Youth) has beaten Indonesia's Sapwaturrahman (10.72s) and another Thais Kritsada Namsuwan (10.74s) in silver and bronze medal positions respectively. 

Zaidatul Husna Zulkifli,19, made a success for Malaysia after winning the women's 100m in a time of 12.14s (-0.4). Silver and Bronze medals went to Thais Chorlanda Kirdbut (12.31s) and Supawan Thipat (12.44s).

There's an exciting moment in the men's 400m. Singapore's Ng Chin Hui stopped the clock at 47.92s to win gold, but it was only 0.02s ahead of Thailand's Nitipol Thongpoon (47.94s) in silver position. More interestingly both times are inside the standard (47.95s) of the IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held in Barcelona on 10-15 July 2012. 

Highlights in Day 1, April 28, 2012 (for Youth / 17 Years and Under);

Jarurong Chimruang (Thailand), 16,  wins the boys 400m in 49.22s.

Malaysia's Saranraj s/o Sivamani lowered a meet record in 2000m steeplechase in 6:09.26s and won the gold medal. Quite near to him was Vietnam's Nguyen Thanh Bao in silver position but also finished inside the record mark with 6:15.25s.

Malaysia's Mohd Azly Ghazaly registered the highest bar in his life in the high jump after clearing 2.13m and won the gold medal. 

Muhammad Shamsuddin (Malaysia) won the discus throw in a new meet record of 51.95m. 

Quac Thi Lan (Vietnam) produced the fastest time of 400m in Southeast Asia (women / season leader) after setting 53.76s, thus qualified for World Juniors. She beats teammate Nguyen Tho Oanh in second place (55.03s).

Nguyen Thi Oanh (Vietnam) also surpassed the World Junior standard in the girls 400m hurdles with 60.25s.

16-Year-old Shahidatun Nadia Mohd Zuki (Malaysia) soars to 6.03m leap (+1.6) in the girls  long jump and retained her gold medal from 2011.

In the girls hammer, Panwat Kimsrang (Thailand) outclassed the rest of the field when she throw the iron ball at a distance of 55.50m, beating the silver medalist by 10 metres!, but the mark was short a few centimetres to World Junior standard (56.00m).

Update: Highlights in Day 2, April 29, 2012 
Thailand's Kacha Sawangyen won youth 200m in 22.02s, it was achieved after compatriot Sowan Ruttanapon took the men's U21 in 21.64s.

Thailand's Phiraphon Chitpho wins youth hammer throw (5kg) in a new meet record of 56.38m.

Narta Sugara of Indonesia threw 15.63m in youth shot put (5kg) and won the gold medal.

Zaidatul Husna Zulkifli has completed a double in sprints, winning the women's 200m for U21 in a personal best time of 24.59s.

Thailand team swept all the relays except (4x100m girls youth ).

Singapore has been crowned as the overall champion after totaling 305 points / overall score. Thailand in second place with 228, followed by Indonesia (177), Vietnam (170), Malaysia (161), Philippines (11), Laos (8), Myanmar (5) and Brunei (0).

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100m 9.91 Su Bingtian CHN, Madrid
200m 20.16 Xie Zhenye CHN, Osaka
400m 44.07 Abdalelah Haroun QAT, London
800m 1:45.65 Jinson Johnson IND, Guwahati
1500m 3:34.55 Sadik Mikhou BRN, Paris
5000m 13:01.09 Birhanu Yemataw BRN, Lausanne
10000m 27:38.16 Hassan Chani BRN, Maia
Mar 2:06.11 Yuta Shitara JPN, Tokyo
3000 Sc 8:22.00 Kosei Yamaguchi JPN, Abashiri
110mh 13.36 Ahmad Al-Mouaed KSA, Praha
400mh 46.98 Abderrahman Samba QAT, Paris
HJ 2.40 Mutaz Barshim QAT, Doha
PV 5.71 Xue Changrui CHN, Shanghai
LJ 8.47A Wang Jianan CHN, Guiyang
TJ 17.22 Dong Bin CHN, Eugene OR
SP 20.24 Tejinder Singh IND, Patiala
DT 68.85 Ehsan Hadidi IRI, Chula Vista CA
HT 78.18 Dilshod Nazarov TJK, Chorzow
JT 87.43 Neeraj Chopra IND, Doha
Dec 7948 Keisuke Ushiro JPN, Gotzis
20kmW 1:17:26 Eiki Takahashi JPN, Kobe
50kmW 3:44:25 Hiroki Arai JPN, Taichang
4x100m 37.85 Japan Team JPN, Osaka
4x400m 3:04.05 India Team IND, Gold Coast
RED = World Leader




100m 10.99 Wei Yongli CHN, Resisprint
200m 22.73 Viktoriya Zyabkina KAZ, Almaty
400m 49.08 Salwa Eid Naser BRN, Monaco
800m 2:02.23 Manal Bahraoui BRN, Duffel
1500m 4:11.55 P.U Chitra IND, Guwahati
5000m 15:10.91 Rina Nabeshima JPN, Eugene OR
10000m 31:52.42 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Yamaguchi
Mar 2:22.44 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Osaka
3000 Sc 9:10.74 Winfred Yavi BRN, Monaco
100mh 13.08 Wu Shuijiao CHN, Shanghai
400mh 55.54 Aminat Odeyemi BRN, Goleniow
HJ 1.91 Nadzehda Dusanova UZB, Tashkent
PV 4.60 Li Ling CHN, London
LJ 6.64A Xu Xiaoling CHN, Guiyang
TJ 14.25 Olga Rypakova KAZ, Paris
SP 20.38A Gong Lijiao CHN, Guiyang
DT 67.03 Chen Yang CHN, Osterode
HT 75.02 Luo Na CHN, Halle
JT 67.69 Lu Huihui CHN, Halle
Hep 5898 Purnima Hembram IND, Guwahati
20kmW 1:26:28 Qieyang Shenjie CHN, La Coruna



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