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05 • 03 • 2018
Sports, arts and activities

Strong results at Auckland Athletic Champs

ACG Strathallan students won two gold medals and one bronze medal at the recent Auckland Athletics Championships, amid a raft of other strong ACG Strathallan students won two gold medals and one bronze medal at the recent Auckland Athletics Championships, amid a raft of other strong performances.

All four students who competed take part in coaching with the school’s recently appointed running coach, James Kuegler.
James is aiming to foster the running talent that exists within the school, as well as develop a supportive environment to help students negotiate the challenges of adolescent life through the medium of running.

“It is great to see the athletes get some reward for all of their hard work,” he said.

He highlighted Siobhan Balle’s 800m run as a standout performance and a great confidence boost as she builds towards the Auckland Secondary School Championships at the end of Term 1.

ACG Strathallan medal performances

Gold: Siobhan Balle (Papakura) 13 Girls 800m

Gold: Ella Grayson (Pakuranga). 13 Girls 4x100m Relay

Bronze: Siobhan Balle (Papakura) 13 Girls 400m

Full results by ACG Strathallan students:

Ella Grayson

Pakuranga. 13 Girls

1st. 4x100m Relay. 52.64

4th. 100m. 14:09

5th. Shot Put. 8.89m

7th. 200m. 29:03

12th. Long Jump. 3.79md

Georgia Lynch 

Papakura. 10 Girls

6th. 1500m. 6:01.30

Maverick Hayes 

Papakura. U18 Boys

4th. 800m. 2:08.48

5th. 1500m. 4:30.96

Siobhan Balle

Papakura. 13 Girls

1st. 800m. 2:27.43

3rd. 400m. 1:03.24

5th. 1500m. 5:20.49

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