Otago/Southland Secondary School Athletics

By OBHS | Posted: Sunday March 27, 2016

The school had 25 students attending the Otago/Southland Secondary School Athletics Champs at the Caledonian Grounds.

The qualifiers for the South Islands now go to Timaru on 1st, 2nd and 3rd April.

The stand-out performance from the weekend was from Max Brown who broke the Under 15 Triple Jump record by a massive 52cm to set the new mark at 12.14m. Max also won the High Jump, placed 2nd in Long Jump and 5th in the 200m final.

Nathan Hill broke the Under 16 - 1500m record to set the new record at 4.07.86. He now holds both regional secondary school records along with Max.

Other key performances:

Taine Te Whata won the Senior Shot Put, Discus and Hammer

Liam Turner won the Senior 800m

Bob Martin won the Under 16 Javelin and second in Shot Put

Matt Ogle and Liam Turner ran a massive last two legs of the 4 by 400m relay to secure 2nd.

Tim Horton placed second in Under 16 100m and 200m

Cameron Miller who was back from shoulder injury, ran 2nd in the Under 16 400m

Matt Ogle placed second in Senior 400m and 800m

Te Ngaru Wehi placed 3rd in Triple Jump Under 16

Taulosena Nika placed 3rd Under 16 Shot Put

Charlie Marsh placed 3rd Under 15 1500m and 3000m

Shea Darwin placed 3rd Under 14 3000m

Hamuera Kereopa placed 3rd Under 15 400m

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