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:
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
Papakura. 10 Girls
6th. 1500m. 6:01.30
Papakura. U18 Boys
4th. 800m. 2:08.48
5th. 1500m. 4:30.96
Papakura. 13 Girls
1st. 800m. 2:27.43
3rd. 400m. 1:03.24
5th. 1500m. 5:20.49