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OSS Athletics 2023

Miss D Turnbull —

Columba College dominated the track and field on Saturday at the Otago Secondary School Athletics Championships.

Columba College students had a phenomenal day at the Caledonian track achieving impressive results across the board and number of athletes gaining personal bests!

Kiana U15 - High Jump (3rd place + PB) Shot Put (1st place + PB) Discus (1st place + PB) 100m (4th place + PB)

Shanti U15 - High Jump (2nd place) Discus (2nd place) 200m (1st place) 100m (1st place)

Tila U15 - Long Jump (1st place) 200m (2nd place + PB) 100m (3rd place + PB)

Freya U14 - Long Jump (3rd place)

Harlow U14 - Long Jump (1st place) 200m (4th place)

Lyla U14 - 200m (2nd place) 100m (2nd place + PB)

Alexa O16 - Hammer (2nd place) Discus (1st Place) Javelin (1st place + Meet record) and Shot Put (2nd place + PB)

Lila U15 - 1500m (1st place) 800m (2nd place)

Sadye U14 - 400m (1st place + PB) 200m (3rd place) 100m (3rd place)

Tamai U14 - Shot Put (3rd place)

Faith O16 - 400m (4th place)

Imogen U16 - Long Jump (3rd place) 200 (3rd place + PB) 100m (2nd place + PB) Triple Jump (2nd Place)

Melanie U16 - 3000m (1st place)

Alexa claimed a MEET RECORD  for Javelin 40.76m .  She broke the meet record, previously set in 2004 (36.54m).  A huge throw for Alex beat it by more than 4m - well done!

Relay Results:

U14 4x100m = Olivia, Sadye, Iris, and Harlow (1st place)

U15 4x100m = Tila, Lyla, Kiana, and Shanti (1st place)

Senior 4x400m = Imogen, Alex, Lila, and Faith (3rd place)

A big thank you to all our supporters on the day, the cheering and dove spirit shown did not go unnoticed. Also a huge shout out to Malcolm and Paul for the amazing photography, capturing special moments for our student-athletes.

Best of luck to all those who will now attend the South Island Secondary School Championships in Invercargill later this month. Columba is backing you 100%.