Energised and active

26 Mar 2019

College athletes had a strong showing at the recent Canterbury championships, winning 14 championship titles, 11 second places and seven third places, plus achieving a number of personal best performances.

Year 11 students Sam Idiens and Charlie Cameron set new Canterbury records. Sam again demonstrating his running prowess with an outstanding performance in the U15 3000m, and Charlie leaping to new heights in the U16 pole vault.

Congratulations to the team for their enthusiasm, hard work and dedication in their chosen events, and heartfelt thanks to the coaches and teachers who support them in their endeavours.

The Canterbury Secondary Schools Athletics Championships 2019 finals day was on Saturday 23 March, with some events held on preliminaries day on Tuesday 19 March. It was held at the new Nga Puna Wai Sports Hub in excellent conditions.

College results

Jordy Annand

1st U19 long jump – 6.52m
1st U19 triple jump – 13.27m
5th U19 100m – 11.83

Alfie Baker

1st U19 high jump – 1.81m
1st U19 javelin – 40.19m
3rd U19 triple jump – 12.48m

Oliver Beresford

2nd U19 hammer – 46.13m

Jack Bethell

6th U14 400m – 59.55

Matias Biraben-Clough

6th U19 1500m – 4.30.21

Charlie Cameron

1st U16 pole vault – 3.10m (Canterbury record)

Tim Cross

11th U19 triple jump – 10.35m
14th U19 100m – 12.50

Dominic Croucher

9th U14 high jump – 1.50m
12th U14 100m – 13.64

Lawson Davey

2nd U16 pole vault – 2.70m

Matt Durant

4th U19 200m – 23.77
5th U19 400m – 53.39

Marcus Hamilton

5th U16 shot put – 10.70m
1st U16 hammer – 25.44m
2nd U16 discus – 41.75m

Alex Hemens

3rd U19 hammer – 33.75m

Kyle Houston

1st U16 3000m – 9.34.11

Edward Hsing

1st U19 pole vault – 3.90m
4th U19 hammer – 30.76m
6th U19 javelin – 35.60m

Sam Idiens

1st U15 3000m – 9.16.95 (Canterbury record)

Christopher Ireland

6th U19 400m – 53.89

James Lange

3rd U14 1500m – 4.41
5th U14 800m – 2.17.69

Robbie McKeown

2nd U19 300m hurdles – 45.86
7th U19 long jump – 5.55m

Lachlan McVicar

2nd U14 javelin – 32.19m
3rd U14 80m hurdles – 12.97
9th U14 long jump – 4.88m

Jasper Moss

1st CP100m – 14.24

1st CP 200m – 30.77

Joseph Nash

2nd U14 400m – 56.55
4th U14 200m – 25.87

Ryan Oorschot

4th U19 long jump – 54.84m

Nant Prachuabmoh

2nd U15 triple jump – 11.83m

Nont Prachuabmoh

5th U15 triple jump – 11.07m

William Prior

3rd U16 pole vault – 2.70m

Sam Rutherford

5th U19 pole vault – 2.80m

George Smith

2nd U14 100m – 12.50
5th U14 200m – 26.72

Hendrix Taylor

2nd U15 javelin – 34.97m
5th U15 shot put – 10.50m

Angus Thorne

6th U15 800m – 2.18.75
7th U15 1500m – 4.47.73

Matt Todd

1st U19 hammer – 46.65m
6th U19 discus – 30.29m

Nate Wain

3rd U19 pole vault – 3.20m

John Wells

3rd U15 400m – 52.80
4th U15 200m – 23.95

U14 4x100m relay

1st – Nash, McVicar, Bethell, Smith – 49.15

U15 4x100m relay

2nd – Taylor, Arrandale, Prachuabmoth, Prachuabmoth – 48.68

U16 4x100m relay

5th – Houston, Cameron, Hamilton, Jones – 48.64

U19 4x100m relay

2nd – Annand, Cross, Durant, Beresford – 45.61

U19 4x400m relay

1st – Ireland, Durant, Wells, Annand – 3.37.72