Field of dreams for Christ’s College athletes

10 Apr 2024

Led by track and field talent Jake Boyd, Christ’s College athletes have again showcased the depth of school skills by claiming multiple titles for Canterbury at the South Island Secondary Schools Athletics Championships in Timaru.

Many College athletes have set personal bests in perfect conditions across the three-day event, with Jake continuing his golden run in four events and throwing a record distance in the U14 discus. Meanwhile, Riley Diver, Otto Church, Sam Moore, Lui Tupuola, and Harrison Laing have jumped, thrown, or run their way to titles.


Jake Boyd
U14 discus – 53.09m (record/personal best)
U14 shot put – 14.58m (PB)
U14 80m hurdles – 12.07 (PB)
U14 javelin – 42.27m

Riley Diver
U19 pole vault – 3.40m (PB)

Otto Church
U15 pole vault – 3.10m

Sam Moore
U14 pole vault – 2.65m (PB)

Lui Tupuola
U16 hammer – 37.56m (PB)

Harrison Laing
U19 400m – 50.14 (PB)


Finn Mayers
U16 hammer – 25.07m

Harrison Laing
U19 200m – 23.09

Ben Campbell
U16 800m – 2.02.02 (PB)

Sam Moore
U14 1500m – 4.30.64 (PB)

Otto Church
U15 1500m – 4.18.51 (PB)


Felix Bowden
U19 shot put – 12.30m

Dominic Johnston
U16 para discus – 6.58m
U16 para shot put – 2.56m

Max Hurring
U14 80m hurdles – 13.24

Otto Church
U15 800m – 2.08.25 (PB)

Ben Campbell
U16 400m – 52.14 (PB)

Joss Langman, Jake Boyd, Sam Moore, and Max Hurring
U14 4x100m


Dylan Jackson
4th – U16 100m hurdles – 15.53

Che De Luca
4th – U16 high jump – 1.75 (PB)

Tomas Coberger
4th – U19 javelin – 38.95

Max Hurring
4th – U14 triple jump – 9.95m

Che De Luca, Ben Campbell, Tomas Coberger, and Harrison Laing
4th – U19 4x100m

Dylan Jackson, Sam Moore, Otto Church, and Ben Campbell
4th – U16 4x400m

Felix Bowden
5th – U19 hammer – 26.41m

Joss Langman
5th – U14 triple jump – 9.86m

Dylan Jackson
6th – U16 200m hurdles – 28.34

Che De Luca
6th – U16 triple jump – 10.66m

Max Hurring
8th – U14 200m – 26.62

Lui Tupuola
10th – U16 shot put – 10.53 (PB)