Athletics day was held on Wednesday 28 February. It was a fiercely fought competition with the best participation for a number of years. This resulted in only 30 points separating 2nd-4th place in the Whanau competition. It was great to have a number of Whanau and community members come down to support.
Two records were broken on the day. Dylan Te Kura Bishop broke her own shot put record pushing it out to 11.75m. Tui Wikohika and Mason Richards both broke the Junior Boys 300m record of 49.57s held by J Matete since 2012. Mason will go down in the records with his time of 46.47s.
Junior Female Champion - Korbyn Garland
Junior Male Champion - Mason Richards
Intermediate Female Champion - Chaya Connelly
Intermediate Male Champion - Tekaokao Kairimu
Senior Female Champion - Hayley Artz
Senior Male Champion - Julian Toho
1st Weka, 2nd - Huia, 3rd Kiwi, 4th Tui
Whanganui Secondary Schools Athletics
Congratulations to Ruapehu College who performed well above their weight at the recent Secondary Schools athletics sports competition in Whanganui last week. Our team might have been small, but the students fought hard and achieved some amazing results.
Congratulations go to:
Dylan Te Kura Bishop 1st - Shotput Int Girls
Hayley Artz 1st - Long Jump Snr Girls
Hayley Artz 1st - Triple Jump Snr Girls
Hayley Artz 2nd - High Jump Snr Girls
Santaesjah Wood-2nd Shotput Jnr Girls
Tekaokao Kairimu 2nd - High Jump Int Boys
Tekaokao Kairimu 2nd - Long Jump Int Boys
Julian Toho 3rd - Long Jump Snr Boys
Julian Toho 3rd - Triple Jump Snr Boys