Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Sportshall Athletics Final

On Wednesday 3rd April, twenty children from Chilcote represented the school in the Sport Birmingham Sportshall Athletics final held at the University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Centre.

Chilcote qualified for this final courtesy of winning their sports partnership event earlier in the year.

The twenty children had to participate in up to two field events and two track events each. Their times and distances would earn points and these would be added together to give a total score for the team.

The field events were: speed bounce, vertical jump, triple jump, standing long jump, chest push and javelin throw.

The track events were: 2 x 1 lap relay, 2 x 2 lap relay, obstacle relay, over under relay, 6 lap paarluf and 4 x 1 lap relay.

After all of the events the final standings were as follows:

11) St Johns
10) Sacred Heart
9) St Catherines
8) Paget
7) Great Barr
6) West Heath
5) Harper Bell
4) Meer Green
3) Chilcote
2) Hillstone
1) Woodhouse

Chilcote finished in third place overall and third place in Birmingham. What a remarkable achievement! Well done to all involved!!!

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