B Div Pole Vault: RI’s Heng Jee Kuan scores first medal with jump of 3.80m

Bishan Stadium, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 — Raffles Institution’s Heng Jee Kuan broke Hwa Chong Institution’s (HCI) dominance in the B Div Pole vault event when he clinched the title with a 3.80m effort at this year’s National Schools Track and Field Championships.

His win ended a pole vault medal drought for RI, which had lost out to HCI for two seasons. HCI had a clean sweep of the B div pole vault podium for two years running.

While it is not Jee Kuan’s personal best, his winning effort bagged him his first National Schools medal. He came in fifth last year and failed to clear any height in the previous year.

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