DSE National Athletics 2015
Over the weekend of 1st-3rd July, 18 Kestrel members competed for Team North East in the DSE National Junior Athletics at the University of Warwick Athletics Track in Coventry.
Team North East were the reigining champions, winning the team trophy in the 2014 and 2015 events. Competition this year was tougher than ever and it was always going to hard to retain the title.
However, our athletes excelled across the weekend, picking up numerous Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. Some of the achievements included:
Emily - Gold in the 100m, Shot Putt and Long Jump
Tina - Gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m
Andrew - Gold in the 60m, Precision Club and Grip Ball Throw
Matthew - Gold in the Power Wheelchair Slalom, Precision Club and Precision Bean Bag
Lewis - Gold in the Discus and Shot Putt, Silver in the 100m
Kieron - Gold in the 100m and Javelin
Joe - Gold in the Discus and Shot Putt, Silver in the 100m
Rebecca - Gold in Precision Ramp Ball and Distance Club, Silver in the Power Wheelchair Slalom
Vanesa - Gold in the 60m, Silver in the Manual Wheelchair Slalom and Grip Ball Throw
Cameron - Silver in the 100m and Discus
Callum - Silver in the Discus
Thanks to the amazing performances of our whole team, Team North East were again crowned National Champions!!!
Well done to all of our athletes, you did us all proud!