Triumph for our little champions

A GROUP of 10 from the Jindabyne Little Athletics club recently competed at the ACT Southside Regional Athletics Carnival.

The first day of competition saw inclement weather causing some events to be postponed, but that did not dampen the enthusiasm of the competitors.

Sophie Reid (U8) competed in the 70 and 200m sprints, as well as hurdles, shot put and long jump, placing third in the 200m.

Ashling Condon (U8) competed in the 70 and 100m sprints, as well as long jump and hurdles, placing 5th in the 70m.

Zac Bortoli (U9) competed in the 70 and 100m sprints, as well as the hurdles, log and high jump, placing 6th in the hurdles.

Tori Flanagan (U9) placed 3rd in 100m, 4th in the 200m, 3rd in the 70m, second in the hurdles and fifth in the long jump. Tori's efforts mean she qualifies to compete in the upcoming ACT Championships for all of these events.

Mackenzie Sadgrove (U10) placed 3rd in the 70m, 4th in the 100m, 2nd in the 200m, 2nd in the 400m, and first in the long jump.

Mackenzie will be competing in all these events in the Championships, as well as the high jump.

Fletcher Thew (U10) placed 2nd in the 70m, 3rd in the 100m, 4th in the 200m and 3rd in the hurdles.

Fletcher qualified for the Championships in all of these events.

Zara Gardiner (U13) competed in the 100 and 400m sprints, as well as the long jump and shot put.

Zara will also be competing in the Championships as she placed 5th in the long jump and 6th in the shot put.

Sophie Pidcock (U13) competed in the 100m and long jump, qualifying for the Championships in high jump, where she placed 4th, as well as the hurdles

River Kent (U13) will also be attending the Championships with his third placing in the high jump.

Jacqui Theile (U14) competed in the 100m, long jump, high jump and javelin. Jacqui will be competing in the Championships as she placed 2nd in javelin, second in high jump and 5th in the long jump.

It was great to see the club members put in their best efforts despite the conditions, and support their team mates.

Good Luck to Tori, Zara, River, Sophie, Fletcher, Mackenzie and Jacqui for the Act Championships this weekend.

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