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Find out interesting facts about the sport of athletics in Singapore and around the world.

What is Para Athletics?

Para Athletics consists of a wide range of competitions and events carried out on either the track or in the field.

What are track events in athletics?

Track events can be divided into three main categories: events that require running on a track over a defined distance, running events with obstacles placed on the track, and relay events.

100m, 200m, 400m: Pace and Power

Sprint events are largely based upon the athlete’s ability to accelerate to his or her maximum speed in the quickest time possible, and are seen as the glamour events of athletics.

What are field events in athletics?

Field events in athletics take place on a large field, as opposed to the running track. They can be classified as jumping and throwing categories.

What are running relays?

This article discusses two of the most common types of running relays, the 4x100m and 4x400m events.

Meet Calvin: Sprinter, student, poster boy, entrepreneur

Entrepreneur, athlete, student. Calvin is all of the above. How many of you know that not only is he a national athlete, but also, an entrepreneur and a student too?

Speed demon swapped middle distance for sprints

At the recent 54th National Schools Track and Field Championships, V S Mohamed Jawhardeen of Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary sprang into prominence when he took home both the A Division 100 metres and 200m gold medals.

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