Champion Lakes hosts Champion Schools Triathlon


Champion Schools Triathlon action. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d475898
Champion Schools Triathlon action. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d475898

PRIMARY and high school students from all over Perth converged on Champion Lakes recently to vie for the Champion Schools Triathlon title.

The two-day event kicked off with the high school students, with Duncraig Senior High School taking out the Champion School title over St Marks Anglican Community School and Shenton College in the teams competition, while Perth Modern replaced Shenton in third for the individual competition.

John Curtin College of the Arts student and current junior world champion Alec Davison took out the senior boys competition in a tick over an hour, while St Marks ACS’ Jasmine Greaves took out the corresponding title for the girls in an hour and nine minutes.

Kennedy Baptist College’s Daniel Kempson and St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls’ Charlotte Thompson won the intermediate age group, while Perth Modern’s Tommaso Puccini and St Marks ACS’ Rhianna Hepburn took out the junior competitions.

Duncraig SHS’s Brandon Ford and St Mary’s Anglican Girl’s School’s Kate Boultbee won the novice categories.

The primary school students followed the next day, with Hale School named champions over St Marks ACS and Guildford Grammar Preparatory School.

The primary school event also included boys and girls Aquathlon competitions, which was won by Trinity College’s Kaden Barnett and Nedlands Primary School’s Ava Peel respectively.

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