Six Union learners, representing the Graaff-Reinet High Schools’ CMC Athletics Team, travelled to Gqeberha on Thursday, 17 February, to compete in the annual Sarah Baartman Athletics Meet for high schools at the Westbourne Oval.
There was an excellent team spirit among the participating athletes and the long day ended with some harmonious singing on the bus on the way back to Graaff-Reinet.
𝗪𝗘𝗟𝗟 𝗗𝗢𝗡𝗘 to Jayden Odendaal who came fourth in the Shot Put event for Boys u/17.
𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 to Kyle Liebenberg who claimed the 𝗕𝗥𝗢𝗡𝗭𝗘 medal in the Shot Put event for Boys u/15, Dylan Petitt who won 𝗕𝗥𝗢𝗡𝗭𝗘 in the Open Men’s Discus event and Sisipho Arnols who claimed 𝗕𝗥𝗢𝗡𝗭𝗘 in the Open Men’s Long Jump event and 𝗦𝗜𝗟𝗩𝗘𝗥 in the Open Men’s 100m final.
Sisipho has subsequently been invited to participate in the Eastern Cape Athletics Championships to be held in Gqerberha at the beginning of March. 𝘞𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘥𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘚𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘱𝘩𝘰!