Bur­nett ath­letic skills on dis­play

Central and North Burnett Times - - JUNIOR SPORT -

MUN­DUB­BERA State School held its an­nual pri­mary school ath­let­ics car­ni­val on June 17.

For Year 5 stu­dent Sy­brand de Klerk, the day paid off as he was 10-year-old boy age cham­pion.

“I was quite ner­vous most of the time, but I’m quite pleased with my­self,” Sy­brand said.

“I love sports; it’s kind of my pas­sion.

“I love the train­ing; it takes a lot of work to master the tech­niques and stuff.”

Sy­brand will go on to com­pete in the district car­ni­val early next term.

“Last year I was the age cham­pion for the district as well,” he said.

Prep stu­dent Ben Evans said he en­joyed spend­ing the day with his friends and hav­ing a go at the dif­fer­ent events.

“High jump (is my favourite),” Ben said.

“Be­cause I like to jump high.”

For or­gan­iser Lisa Whe­lan the event was a cul­mi­na­tion of weeks of work.

“It went very well, I’m very happy with it,” Mrs Whe­lan said. “Prob­a­bly a cou­ple of weeks’ worth of work, quite a few hours and weeks goes into or­gan­is­ing it. Thank­fully the weather held out.”

PHOTOS: TOBI LOF­TUS

TRACK AND FIELD FUN: Lane Beu­tel, El­lasea Thor­burn, Dy­lan Robert­son, Geor­gette Em­mer­ton, Sy­brand de Klerk, Jo Kas­sulke, Tayleigh Fry-Al­lan and Ray­mond Loakes at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

Matilda Yar­row at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

ABOVE AND BE­LOW: Re­lays at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

Shot put at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

The un­der 10 boys’ race in the 800m at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­letic s Car­ni­val.

LEFT: The U10s race in the 800m at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

Re­lays at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

High jump at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

Mon­tana Rea at the Mun­dub­bera Ath­let­ics Car­ni­val.

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