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School sports: Triple birthday treat for Ismi, Raffles Institution end 28-year wait

Ismi Zakiah on her way to breaking the Schools National record in the A Division girls' 100m with a time of 12.35 seconds. The previous mark was Tan Shieh Li's 12.37sec set in 1999.
Ismi Zakiah on her way to breaking the Schools National record in the A Division girls' 100m with a time of 12.35 seconds. The previous mark was Tan Shieh Li's 12.37sec set in 1999.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

SSP sprinter claims 100m mark and 3 golds, RI win B Div boys' title for 1st time since 1990

Singapore Sports School (SSP) sprinter Ismi Zakiah Kashful Anwar treated herself to early birthday presents - three, to be precise - on the final day of the Schools National Track and Field Championships yesterday.

Ismi, who turns 18 on Sunday, first set a meet record in the A Division girls' 100m at the National Stadium.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2018, with the headline 'Triple treat for ISMI, RI end 28-year wait'. Print Edition | Subscribe