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2016 Athletics Report

School Athletics Carnival

The Killara High School annual Athletics Carnival was held on Tuesday 29 March at the Sydney Academy of Sports in Narrabeen. It was fantastic to see the high participation rates, and the talent showcased was exceptional. Thanks must go to all parents, teachers and students who volunteered on the day to make it such a successful event.

Congratulations to Doongara who won the 2016 inter-house Athletics Carnival competition! The final house scores were: Doongara: 1615; Caringa: 1351; Mundara: 1325; Kimba: 1075.

Congratulations must also go to the Age Champions:  

Girls Boys
12 Years Phoebe Fitton (64*) Luke Fisher (85)
13 Years Sophie Halliday (71) Taro Iikura (61)
14 Years Klaer Digby (43) Thomas Jobling (74)
15 Years Tamara Kowcz Rosinke (100) Matin Abroon (58)
16 Years Nadine Walker (58) Jaeho Byun (61)
17+ Years Hannah Swinton (75) Benjamin Mackay (82)

* Total individual point score.

The following students broke school records. This is a fantastic achievement.

Benjamin Mackay (17+ Years Boys): 100m, 200m, and 800m

Brianna Gibson (17+ Years Girls): Long Jump, Javelin, and Shot Put

Devinka Hapugalle (17+ Years Girls): Shot Put  

Ethan Burgess (14 Years Boys): Long Jump

Nina Stammbach (17+ Years Girls): 1500m

Nicholas O’Donohue (17+ Years Boys): 200m

Sophie Halliday (13 Years Girls): 800m

Tamara Kowcz Rosinke (15 Years Girls): Long Jump, Javelin, Shot Put, and Triple Jump

The KHS 2016 Athletics Carnival YouTube video can be found at: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKW3SF5xrGM&feature=youtu.be.

Zone Athletics Carnival

We sent 120 students to attend the Zone Athletics Carnival, which was held at the Homebush Sydney Athletic Centre on 15 June. Killara performed well in both track and field events. We particularly excelled in the 4x100m relay, with 6 teams (out of 12) either coming 1st or 2nd in their event. Congratulations must also go to the Age Champions:  

1st in Age Group:  Thomas Jobling (Year 9), Tamara Kowcz Rosinke (Year 10) and Benjamin Mackay (Year 12)

2nd in Age Group: Phoebe Fitton (Year 7), Luke Fisher (Year 7), Taro Iikura (Year 8), and Brianna Gibson (Year 12)

3rd in Age Group: Alexander Olivier (Year 10)

Killara finished 2nd in the Zone carnival overall, a fantastic result! All students who participated in the carnival must be congratulated on their skill and ability, as well as their positive behaviour throughout the day. Thank you to each student who covered events due to injured or sick competitors.

Sydney North Athletics

On the 25 and 26 July, 35 Killara High students represented Ku-ring-gai at the Sydney North Athletics Carnival. Ku-ring-gai won this event. We also had many students excel in their individual events.

Luke Fisher (Year 7) 12 years Hurdles 1st  
Phoebe Fitton (Year 7) 12 years Hurdles 1st
Taro Iikura (Year 8) 13 years 200m 10th (PB time)
Ethan Burgess (Year 9) 14 years High Jump 2nd
Long Jump 1st
Thomas Jobling (Year 9) 14 years High Jump 1st
Long Jump 2nd
Discus 2nd
Anna Chandler (Year 9) 14 years High Jump 3rd
Tamara Kowcz Rosinke (Year 10) 15 years Triple Jump 1st
Javelin 1st
Discus 3rd
Long Jump 3rd
Hurdles 3rd
Chirath Premaratna (Year 10) 16 years 400m 3rd
Ben Mackay (Year 12) 17+ years 100m 1st
200m 1st
400m Hurdles 1st
400m 2nd
Shot Put 1st
4 x 400m 2nd

The Boys 17+ Years 4 x 100m relay also had success, placing 1st in the final. This team consisted of Ben Mackay, Josh Marsh, Adnan Hameed, Sachin Shah and Nicholas O’Donohue (all in Year 12).

CHS Athletics

This year we had 12 of our most talented athletes compete in the CHS (State) Athletics Carnival which was held over 3 days from Wednesday 7 September – Friday 9 September. We had outstanding results, demonstrating the commitment and talent of all students involved.

Luke Fisher (Year 7) 12 years Hurdles 3rd
Phoebe Fitton (Year 7) 12 years Hurdles 1st
Taro Iikura (Year 8) 13 years 200m 10th (PB time)
Ethan Burgess (Year 9) 14 years High Jump 3rd
Long Jump 7th
Thomas Jobling (Year 9) 14 years High Jump 5th
Long Jump 8th
Discus 13th
Anna Chandler (Year 9) 14 years High Jump 5th (PB jump)
Tamara Kowcz Rosinke (Year 10) 15 years Triple Jump 3rd
Javelin 4th
Chirath Premaratna (Year 10) 16 years 400m 7th
Ben Mackay (Year 12) 17+ years 100m 1st
200m 1st
4 x 400m 2nd

The Boys 17+ Years 4 x 100m relay placed 2nd in the final. This team consisted of Ben Mackay, Josh Marsh, Adnan Hameed, Sachin Shah and Nicholas O’Donohue (all in Year 12).

The CHS carnival concluded the official athletics season at Killara High School. Thank you to all students who participated in competitions, and to all parents who have assisted behind the scenes to make this season such a success.

Tina Shapiro and Adam Bruckshaw

Carnival Organisers

House spirit at the Killara High School Carnival

Thank you to all the student and staff helpers who made the Killara High School Carnival possible

The Zone Boys 12 Years 4x100m Relay Team: Samuel Burns, Henry Bear, Luke Fisher and Alfie Jones (Year 7)

The Sydney North Girls 15 Years 4x100m Relay Team: Tamara Kowz Rosinke, Elise Bergersen, Hannah Mackay and Anna Gonzalez (Year 10)

The CHS Boys 17+ Years 4x100m Relay Team: Ben Mackay, Josh Marsh, Sachin Shah and Nicholas O’Donohue (Year 12)

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