Winnie Palamo won both the Long Jump and 80m Hurdles at the South Island Secondary Schools Athletic Champs in the weekend at Aorangi Park in Timaru. She was also a close second in the 100m – what an outstanding effort from her. She heads to New Plymouth this weekend to help Canterbury win the Inter-Provincial Athletic Champs.
Sam Meecham ran a PB 10.07 in the 3000m to place 7th. Both Winnie and Sam were in the Under 14 grade.
Over 1200 students competed in the Primary Sports Canterbury Duathlon at Ruapuna on Monday. In warm and calm conditions Hillview athletes were in hot form. For Year 5/6 they competed over a 2km run, 6km cycle and 1km run with Year 7/8 having a 9km cycle.
Silas Jones had an exceptional race in the Year 5 Boys to place 3rd (out of 144 finishers!) after briefly taking the lead on the last 1km run.
Elliot Graves was 4th in Year 7 Boys (out of 160 finishers!), a super performance!
Matthew Fairhall was 5th in the Year 8 Boys after getting to 2nd at one stage (136 finishers) with Max Blockley 9th in the same race – a great effort.
Elliott Perrett was 12th in the Year 7 Boys and was the fastest on the bike (out of 160 boys!).
Bonnie Graves did extremely well to place 14th (104 finishers) in the Year 5 Girls and Noah Davis had a a very strong race also in the Year 8 Boys to finish 19th. Willow Cook just missed out on the top 20 with a solid performance to get 21st in the Year 8 Girls.
For full results, click here: Duathlon2018