Athletics

On 13 October, eleven Union High athletes participated in the prestigious Bestmed TAMS Superspar Madibaz Top Ten Athletics Meeting held in Cradock. Various schools as far afield as Upington and Paarl, were represented. This event is attracting more and bigger schools, each year. The Union-team was placed 43th out of 83 teams.

The following learners received medals for outstanding performances:

MarchΓ© Green – 3rd place for Girls u/15 High Jump, with a height of 1,4 m
Soyama Mbobi – 3rd place for Men u/19 100 m, with a time of 11,01 seconds

The following learners came fourth:
Erin Mithchell – High Jump, Girls u/15
Rosslyn Sparks – Shot Put, Women u/19 and Javellin, Women u/19

Soyama Mbobi achieved 793 points on the ASA table for his 100 m. The u/19 Men’s race was a highlight, with a photo finish for the first three places.

Well done to all the athletes that travelled early in the morning and had to adapt to a programme running late.