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Tuesday 9 March 2010 | Published in Regional

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The first youth athletics competition last Wednesday drew a small group of enthusiastic athletes who posted some great results.

The fortnightly meet is expected to draw more youth athletes as stormy weather caused changes to the start of the programme.

The eight athletes who took part in the first meet were Teiti Tupuna (Tupapa), Czaria Hoff (Ngatangiia), Richard Parima (Arorangi), Patricia Taea (Titikaveka), Samantha Lockington (Arorangi), Harry Ivaiti Jnr (Tupapa), Temu Hagai (Nikao) and Anau Parima (Arorangi).

The team competed in the 60m dash, 100m sprints, shot put and discus at the BCI Stadium.

The next youth athletic competition is scheduled for Wednesday March 24 and if you think you can beat this week’s times and distances – prove it at the next meet.

For more information on the youth athletic competition, contact the CISNOC office on 24095.

First youth athletic meet results: 60m dash (girls) – 1st Teiti Tupuna 8.5 sec, 2nd Czaria Hoff 9.2 sec, 60m dash (boys) – 1st Richard Parima 9.3sec, 100m sprint (girls) – 1st Patricia Taea 12.9 sec, 2nd Samantha Lockington 14.1sec, 100m sprint (boys) – 1st Harry Ivaiti 12.4 sec, shot put (girls) – 1st Anau Parima 7.35m, 2nd Teiti Tupuna 6.20m, 3rd Czaria Hoff 5.50m, shot put (boys) – 1st Harry Ivaiti 11.94m, 2nd Temu Hagai 8.95m, 3rd Richard Parima 7.55m, discus (girls) – 1st Anau Parima 22.60m, 2nd Teiti Tupuna 14.15m, 3rd Czaria Hoff 12.73m, discus (boys) – 1st Harry Ivaiti 37.75m, 2nd Temu Hagai 25.35m, 3rd Richard Parima 18.20m.