Friday 26th February saw the Otamatea Athletics Championships Sports take place. The day was hot and sunny with very little breeze.
Congratulations to the following students who broke records on the day:
Junior Girls shot put – Leayah Buxton broke Harlia Harris’s record of 8 m 29 cm set in 2020 with a new distance of 8 m 35 cm.
Junior Boys shot put – Junior Ulisala broke Jim Holcroft’s record of 9 m 61 cm set in 2018 with a new distance of 10 m 02 cm.
Intermediate girls 200 m – Leonie Beyer broke Tina Brett’s record of 28.11 set in 1995 with a new record of 27.52 seconds.
Thanks to all the fantastic parents/whanau who made this championship event possible by stepping up and time keeping the running events and helping some of the field events. Thankyou Llew Smart for being our chief timekeeper and Kay Robinson and Monique Myburgh for doing all the recording. Thank you to all the staff and students who helped throughout the day in the many jobs to keep the day running smoothly. Lastly thank you to all the athletes who gave all competitions their all to make this an enjoyable day.