Wals­gott to rep­re­sent state

The Weekly Advertiser Horsham - - Sport -

Hor­sham Col­lege Year 10 stu­dent Ella Wals­gott will travel to the Sun­shine Coast in May to com­pete at the School Sport Aus­tralia Cham­pi­onship.

Wals­gott has been picked for the School Sport Vic­to­ria state team in the 13 to 19-year-old triathlon.

Wals­gott has en­joyed out­stand­ing suc­cess as a triath­lete in the past 12 months, com­pet­ing at sev­eral events in­clud­ing the Aus­tralian Ju­nior Triathlon Se­ries in De­cem­ber.

She was a nom­i­nee for Wim­mera Re­gional Sports Assem­bly’s Sports Star of the Year award.

In a state­ment, School Sport Vic­to­ria said Wals­gott’s se­lec­tion was wor­thy of cel­e­bra­tion, not­ing past School Sport Vic­to­ria team mem­bers had gone on to com­pete at na­tional and in­ter­na­tional level, in­clud­ing Olympic Games, world cham­pi­onships and Com­mon­wealth Games.

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