School sports

It’s a wrap with six golds: Sports School's Diane Pragasam

Diane Pragasam from the Singapore Sports School sprinting to the finish line to hold off Hwa Chong Institution's Amanda Woo to win the A Division 400m in a personal-best 61.00 seconds at Choa Chu Kang Stadium yesterday.
Diane Pragasam from the Singapore Sports School sprinting to the finish line to hold off Hwa Chong Institution's Amanda Woo to win the A Division 400m in a personal-best 61.00 seconds at Choa Chu Kang Stadium yesterday.ST PHOTO: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY

Sports School's Diane wins 400m at national meet for the sixth year running, despite niggling injury

As she stepped onto the starting blocks for her final 400m race at the Schools National Track and Field Championships yesterday, Diane Pragasam felt more pressure than ever.

The Singapore Sports School student had won this event at the meet every year since 2014 and planned on completing her schools career with a clean sweep.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 16, 2019, with the headline 'It’s a wrap with six golds'. Print Edition | Subscribe