Canterbury AIMS Athletics Championships 2018

“You’ve got to look for tough competition. You’ve got to want to beat the best”. Grete Waitz

The 2018 Canterbury Aims Athletics Championships were a huge success for our Heaton representative team. This year was a big treat for our athletes who had the opportunity to compete at the newly developed Nga Puna Wai Athletics Facility.

We are extremely proud of all students who earned the right to represent our school at this year’s event and would like to congratulate you on your fantastic achievements, team spirit, attitude, and sportsmanship. We would like to recognise the following students who finished in the top three of their respective events. What an amazing effort!

A big thank you must also go out to Mr. Cooper, Ms. Stace, Mrs. Smith, and Mr Bonner for their support in making this event possible.

Year 7 Girls

  • Kate C (2nd – 1500m)
  • Lily W (2nd – Long Jump)
  • Hannah S (3rd – 100m)

Year 7 Boys

  • Hamish G (3rd – 1500m)
  • Hamish G (3rd – High Jump)
  • James M (2nd – Shot Put)
  • James M (2nd – High Jump)
  • Josh T (1st – 800m)
  • Josh T (3rd – 100m)
  • Ollie S (3rd – 800m)
  • Walter S (1st – High Jump) – New Record
  • Walter 3 (3rd – Discus)
  • Heaton Intermediate (1st – 4 x 100m Relay)

Year 8 Girls

  • Izzi L (1st – Discus)
  • Izzi L (1st – Shot Put)
  • Lucy M (3rd – High Jump)
  • Heaton Intermediate (3rd – 4 x 100m Relay)

Year 8 Boys

  • Max H (2nd – High Jump)
  • Max H (2nd – Discus)
  • Bronson R (2nd – Long Jump)
  • Harry K (2nd – Discus)
  • Phonse C (2nd – 800m)
  • Heaton Intermediate (1st – 4 x 100m Relay)


  • Ryan S (2nd – Boys Shot Put)
  • Ryan S (3rd – Boys Discus)
  • Ryan S (1st – 100m)
  • Jack D (1st – Boys Discus)
  • Jack D (2nd – 100m)

By Tim Evers