Great Success at Otago Athletics Champs

By Michael MacKenzie | Posted: Sunday March 14, 2021

The Otago Athletics champs were held in perfect conditions at the Caledonian Ground on Friday March 12 and Saturday March 13

Kavanagh had 13 students entered into an array of different events.

The 4x400m relay team of Isaac Tili, Joseph Brennan, Oliver Lodge and Jeremy Meikle came 2nd in a great race. Other notable performances were:

Suliana Samita - 3rd in the shotput with a throw of 9.03m

Isaac Tili -  3rd in the 100m sprint

Joseph Brennan -  1st in the 300m hurdles and 2nd in the 80m hurdles

Oliver Lodge -  2nd in the 400m and first in the 800m

Patrick Cotter - 1st in the hammer throw and 3rd in the discus

Abby Simpson also performed well finishing 4th in the 3000m as did Therese Tili who finished 5th in the 200m

Congratulations to the athletes who have qualified for the South Island champs to be held in Christchurch in April and well done to all our competitiors who were competing for the first time and represented the college so well. 

Special thanks to Jordan Bone, Paula Cotter, Kath Lodge and Meg Christophers for all their help on the discus.