First Annual Athletics Triangular 2016

On November 4th, 2016, posted in: Athletics, Interschools, Sport by

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On Friday the 4th of November, Wynberg took part in its first ever Annual Athletics Triangular with Rhenish and St. Cyprian’s. A team of twenty-five athletes, along with some girls who volunteered to be officials for the event and a few members of Wynberg’s Spirit team, travelled by bus to Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch to participate in the wonderful event.

Wynberg’s spirits were high as we arrived as a team, all sporting black and yellow ribbons in our hair and yellow war paint with glistening gold glitter on our faces. Everyone was buzzing with excitement as the other schools arrived and our team did a warm up lap and formed a circle in the centre of the stadium to stretch. Wynberg’s team warming up on the field is always a sight to see – all of the athletes moving in unison creates the perfect image of everything a team should be.

Once Rhenish and St. Cyprian’s had all arrived, the events began. With so many events happening at once, there was always something for the supporters to watch. The track events for the day included 100m, 200m and 400m sprints, 1500m long distance and 90m hurdles. The field events included shot put, high jump, long jump and triple jump. Our girls all did exceptionally well, and although we placed third overall, it was evident that everyone had put in their best effort. We are very proud of all of our athletes and look forward to participating next year!

Well done to the following girls who placed in the top three of their events:

  • Lara Johnson – first place for both 100m and 200m sprints, awarded Best u17 Track athlete and Senior Victrix Ludorum
  • Jessica Stephens – first place for high jump and second place for long jump
  • Beth Goode – second place in 1500m
  • Lelethu Mzaza – third place for shot put

Athletics Triangular Race