Primet pair take glory in Pendle championships

Mateusz Feszler and Aiman Shah were winners

Mateusz Feszler and Aiman Shah were winners

First published in Sport

Two students from Colne Primet Academy, Mateusz Feszler and Aiman Shah, are Pendle Champions in shot putt and javelin after the Inter-Schools Athletics Competition at Seedhill athletics track.

Each year, students from various Pendle schools come together to compete in the Inter-Schools Athletics Competition.

Students of all different levels of sporting ability, take part in friendly inter-school rivalries, building the bonds within their own teams and encouraging them to learn all about the importance of teamwork and natural competition.

The Colne Primet Academy students who participated were a credit to themselves and to the Academy, making their tutors very proud!

Shah was crowned as Pendle champion in the A team Javelin competition. He threw an impressive 32.21m. Feszler competed in shot putt for senior boys to try and defend his title. He recorded a distance of 11.90m, securing his title for the second year in a row. Mateusz also came in third in the javelin competition for senior boys.

Other Academy success stories from the day included Wil Anderson, who came third in the Inter Boys Discus; Estelle Mikhout, scoring third in the Junior Girls 200m; Kelly Zhou, third in Junior Girls Discus; Emily Shapland, who was third in Junior Girls Long Jump; Jodie Weaver, placing third in Inter Girls High Jump and Javelin; Jess Finnigan, who came third in Inter Girls 100m; and Rebekah Reynolds, securing third in Inter Girls Long Jump.

Sam Bunnett, from year 8, said, “It was very good to take part in different events on a professional track.”

Emma Driver, head of PE at the Academy, said, “I was extremely proud of all students for their tremendous efforts and impeccable behaviour.”

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