Ang Chen Xiang Singapore 13.97 ties SEA Games Gold Mark 110 Hurdles fastest time since 2019
UnHeralded Ang Chen Xiang threw a spanner into the mix against his more prestigious SEA Games rivals. Finishing second to last at the 2019 SEA Games in 14.49.
Ang Chen Xiang clocked a New Singaporean National Record (+1.5 m/s) awaiting ratification.
The mark ties the winning time of the 2019 SEA Games of Clinton Kingsley Bautista of the Philippines of 13.99, who had a dead heat win over Silver Medalist Rayzam Shah Sofian 13.99 the 2017 SEA Champion. Sofian in 2021 December had clocked a super-fast 13.72 which later was revealed to be a 13.8 hand time performance.
While Bautista who is aiming to defend his title managed a 14.41 at the Ayala Philippines Athletics Championships in Baguio his first outing since the 2019 SEA Games.
Fastest 110 Hurdle Time Since 2019
The time of Xiang is the leading time for not just 2022.
But also faster than 2020 and 2021 aswell. As nobody has officially dipped under 14 seconds since the 2019 December SEA Games at New Clark. Ang Chen Xiang had run 14.16 last week at the Kindred Spirit Challenge event which was then a national record.
Prior to that, the 27-year-old had clocked 14.19 in Bangkok Thailand in 2017.
INALS SECTION: 1
|1||302||ANG, CHEN XIANG||28||Wings Athletics Club||13.97||*New NR|
|2||400||CHONG, WEI GUAN||22||National University Singapore||14.30|
|3||372||AWYONG, LIANG QI||27||Club ZOOM||14.75|
|217||TANG SI YEEN, TERENCE||25||Singapore Institute of Technology||DNS|
|448||ANG, BRANDON||17||Team Cicada Trackers||DNS|
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