With some great individual performances over the course of the day, King’s achieved eight first places, seven second places and seven third places.
One young athlete to note was Francis Manuleleua (Year 9, Peart), who broke an 18-year-old Junior School long jump record with his huge leap of 6.00 metres.
Significantly impressive was Xavi Taele (Year 9, Selwyn) who finished 2nd in long jump with his jump of 5.78 metres.
Congratulations to the following students as Auckland Champions in their events:
Xavi Taele – 100m
Francis Manuleleua – Long jump (with a new School record of 6.00m)
James Robertson – 400m and 800m
Zane Powell – 1500m and 3000m
Judda Turahui – Triple Jump
Hayden Dickson – Javelin
Other notable performances:
Bailey Liu – 2nd in the 100m, 2nd in 200m, 3rd in Shot Put
Xavi Taele – 2nd in Long Jump, 3rd in 300m
Min Chan Kim – 3rd in Javelin
James Harding – 3rd in 800m
4 x100m Relay Team – 2nd (Ben Stephenson, Piki Minihui, Michael Sheed, Manasa Kubuabola)
Jade Bowater – 3rd in the Javelin
Mogammad Smith 2nd in 100m
Bruno Corban – 3rd in 1500m
Fergus Mcleay – 3rd in Long Jump
Judda Turahui – 2nd in Long Jump
Isa’ako Enosa – 2nd in Javelin