2019 SEA Women’s 400 Meter Rankings
2019 South East Asia Women’s 400 Meter Rankings Review
It is the beginning of a series of posts where we will go 20 athletes Deep and explore events in more depth. This is based on our 2019 SEA Ranking Lists.
Vietnamese Dominate Top 3 Spots
Unlike in the 100-200 where the Philippines occupied the top 2 spots. The Vietnamese Sprinters dominated the Top 3 spots in the Womens 400m. In fact Vietnam had 7 of 20 of the top women in South East Asia in 400m. Quach Thi Lan, 24 had the fastest time of the year with 52.26. Quach PB is 52.06 from 2014 where she took silver at the Asian Games. Despite leading for most of the year Quach ended up second to her team mate at SEA Games.
Huyen Thi Nguyen the 2015 and 2017 SEA Games Champion made it three in a row after returning back from giving birth. Nguyen clocked 52.80 her fastest time for the year to win at New Clark City. Huyen ran her 52.00 PB when she won the 2015 SEA Games in Singapore.
Another member of the Vietnamese 4×400 relay squad (that went onto win Gold in the 2019 SEA Games at New Clark City) Thi Hang Nguyen clocked a PB of 53.29 at the Asian Grand Prix at Chonqing.
The Vietnamese National Record is 51.83 set in 2003 SEA Games by Nguyen Ti Tinh.
No Local Filipino is ranked in the Top 20
Its also important to note that no local based Filipino athlete is ranked in the Top 20 in South East Asia the cut off is 56.43 for 20th place in 2019 Rankings. Former Phi Record Holder Zion Corrales-Nelson is ranked #6 with 54.41 and Robyn Brown #16 56.47 however both are based in the United States. Kayla Richardson the Phi Record Holder in 400m could only manage 57.34 to place 7th at SEA Games 2019 400 way out from her 53.81 National Record.
400m Per Nation for Top 20
|1||Quach Thi Lan||18-Oct-95||VIE||52.26||AGP||Chonqing, China||7-Jun-19|
|2||Nguyen Thi Huyen||19 May 93||VIE||52.80||SEA Games||New Clark||8-Dec-19|
|3||Thi Hang Nguyen||19-Aug-90||VIE||53.29||AGP||Chonqing, China||4-Jun-19|
|4||Chinenye Josephine Onuorah||4 Oct 02||THA||53.81||SEA Games||New Clark||8-Dec-19|
|5||Shereen Vallabouy||7 Oct 97||MAS||54.32||Bryan Clay Invitational||Azusa, US||17-Apr-19|
|6||Zion Corrales-Nelson||10-Nov-98||PHI||54.41||Brutas Hamilton||Los Angeles||27-Apr-19|
|7||Hoang Thi Ngoc||10-Feb-95||VIE||55.14||SEA Games Trial||HCMC||16-Sep-19|
|8||Nurul Faziah Mazlan||4-Jul-91||MAS||55.52||Kuala Lumpur||31-Mar-19|
|9||Arisa Weruwanarak||26-Jun-03||THA||55.53||SEA Games||New Clark||8-Dec-19|
|10||Dewi Ayu Agung Kurnia||12-Nov-94||INA||55.56||Indonesia National Games||Bogor, INA||2-Aug-19|
|11||Thi Oanh Nguyen||22-Feb-96||VIE||55.99||Ho Chi Minh, VIE||16-Sep-19|
|12||Hoang Thi Minh Hanh||12-Sep-99||VIE||56.19||Ho Chi Minh, VIE||16-Sep-19|
|13||Supanich Poolkerd||28 Nov 97||THA||56.21||Ubon Ratchathani, THA||15-Jan-19|
|14||Ratchada Talee||21 Jul 97||THA||56.38||Ubon Ratchathani, THA||15-Jan-19|
|15||Sri Maya Sari||24 Apr 94||INA||56.40||Cibinong, INA||2-Aug-19|
|16||Robyn Brown||27 Jul 94||PHI||56.47||Fullerton, CA||3-May-19|
|17||Fathin Faqihah Mohd Yusuf||10 Jun 96||MAS||56.49||Kuala Lumpur, MAS||16-Aug-19|
|18||Eka Cahaya Ningrum||8 Jul 96||INA||56.68||Cibinong, INA||2-Aug-19|
|19||Thi Kim Phuong Le||2003||VIE||56.69||An Giang, VIE||20-May-19|
|20||Chelsea Cassiopea Eva Bopulas||4 May 2000||MAS||56.73||Kuala Lumpur, MAS||17-Nov-19|
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