Yio Chu Kang CC is taking the lead in the race for the overall title in this year’s National Pesta Sukan Taekwondo Championships.
The event held on 16 and 17 August 2008 at Yishun Sports Hall saw the CC winning the Young Junior (Male) and Junior (Female) titles. It also clinched a third-place finish in the Young Junior (Female) category.
Acme TKD, the perennial favourites for all categories, had to be contented with a title in the Young Junior (Female) category and two second-placed trophies in the Young Junior (Male) and the Junior (Female) categories.
St Teresa TKD, the dark horse in the competition, surprised many clubs by finishing third in the Young Junior (Male) category while Aljunied C C, among the better known teams, seemed to be struggling with only one third-placed finish in the Junior (Female) category.
Here is how the top three teams fair in the completed categories.
Young Junior (Male)
Yio Chu Kang CC 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze
Acme TKD 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze
St Teresa TKD 2 gold and 1 silver
Young Junior (Female)
Acme TKD 2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze
Tampines North CC 1 gold and 2 bronze
Yio Chu Kang CC 1 gold
Yio Chu Kang CC 2 gold
Acme TKD 1 gold and 3 bronze
Aljunied CC 1 gold
Looking at the complete list of the medal tally, one would notice that the medals were well distributed among the 54 participating teams. It highlighted the competitiveness of the event which is good for the sport.
The championships will continue on 30 August 2008 at the same venue.