Junior Interschools Athletics

The recent Interschools’ athletics meet, contested by the Grade 1 to 7 learners of Union and Volkskool on Monday afternoon, 23 October, saw several records being broken.

Six of these new records were set by Union High School, Graaff-Reinet‘s Grade 5 to 7 athletes.


– Boys u/11 Shotput: 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝘁é 𝗠𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 surpassed the previous record of 8.77 meters by achieving a remarkable throw of 9.46 meters.

– Girls u/11 100m and High Jump: 𝗔𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲 𝗞𝘆𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮-𝗞𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘇𝗮 proved her versatility in both sprinting and high jump. She improved the 100m record from 14.57 seconds to an impressive 14.44 seconds. Additionally, she raised the bar in the High Jump from 1.12 meters to a height of 1.15 meters.

– Girls u/12 100m and Long Jump: 𝗠𝗶𝗹𝗲𝘆 𝗕𝘂𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗿 set two new records. She bettered the 100m record from 14.28 seconds to 14.15 seconds. Furthermore, she excelled in the Long Jump, surpassing the previous record of 3.84 meters with an impressive jump of 4.22 meters.

– Girls u/13 High Jump: 𝗔𝗹𝘆𝘀𝘀𝗮 𝗧𝗿𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗽 improved the previous record of 1.27 meters to a height of 1.31 meters.

Well done also to the following 𝟭𝗦𝗧 𝗣𝗟𝗔𝗖𝗘 finishers:
• Girls u/11 100m: Angelique Kyanda-Kaboza
• Girls u/11 1200m: Hermon Wolde
• Girls u/12 100m: Miley Burger
• Girls u/13 1500m: Onika Jantjies
• Girls u/13 800m: Onika Jantjies
• Girls u/11 Long Jump: Amelia King
• Girls u/12 Long Jump: Miley Burger
• Boys u/11 Shotput: Dante Mills
• Girls u/11 Shotput: Angelique Kyanda-Kaboza
• Boys u/12 Shotput: Joubert Vorster
• Girls u/11 High Jump: Angelique Kyanda-Kaboza
• Boys u/12 High Jump: Jordan Maritz
• Girls u/13 High Jump: Alyssa Trollip

𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘝𝘰𝘭𝘬𝘴𝘬𝘰𝘰𝘭 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘰𝘶𝘵𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦, 𝘴𝘦𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘢 𝘵𝘰𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘰𝘧 492 𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘴, 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘯’𝘴 𝘴𝘤𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘧 346 𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘴. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘸𝘤𝘢𝘴𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘣𝘰𝘵𝘩 𝘴𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘭𝘴.

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