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Terms 1 and 4 (Summer)

Boys who participate in athletics are expected to compete regularly in Saturday competitions. Year 9 boys who are already a member of an athletics club when they come to College may compete for that club over the summer while training with the Christ’s College club. Success in this competition can lead to provincial selection.

Students in Years 10–13 compete in the under-16 and under-18 grades in the interclub competition held at Nga Puna Wai on Saturday afternoons. Success at this level can lead to provincial selection. The development of the new Nga Puna Wai sports hub will provide a brand new synthetic athletic track for competition

At College, students have the opportunity to represent their House through heats, championship and non-championship events at the Athletics Sports Day held in Term 1. The age divisions for Sports Day are under-14, Junior (under-15), Intermediate (under-16) and Senior, based on age as at 1 January.

A College athletics team is selected from these championships and competes in the Canterbury Interschool Championships, and at South Island and NZ Secondary Schools events.


Master-in-Charge: Mr Graeme Christey
Venue: Upper
Training: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Uniform: College singlet, black shorts and College track suit



New Zealand Secondary School Championships - 1 National title, 5 podium finishes


South Island SS Championships - 9 South Island titles, 6 silver and 5 bronze medal   

Sam King (Y12) and Cody House (Y12) represented New Zealand at the Oceania Athletics championships and both achieved podium finishes                 

NZSS Champs (Dec) - five podium finishes - two bonze and three silver medals 



Canterbury SS Champs - 9 bronze, 9 silver and 13 Canterbury titles 

South Island SS Champs - 2 bronze, 7 silver and 11 South Island titles

National Track and Field Champs - 1 bronze, 2 silver and Edward Hsing won U18 Pole Vault

Athletics Coaching Staff

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Graeme Christey

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