St. Thomas Aquinas lengthy jumper captures gold


After ending eighth eventually June’s  Ontario Federation of College Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Observe and Area Championships, St. Thomas Aquinas pupil Meta Konijn determined to broaden her horizons. She began common coaching with the Oakville Observe and Area Membership a month in the past.  

With the fourth annual Fall Area Fest providing occasions in her specialty, she took the chance to “take a look at the waters” and entered the 2 horizontal bounce occasions.

Within the under-16 women’ lengthy bounce, she stored everybody in suspense, ready till her remaining try to file a brand new private file of 4.46m and seize the gold medal.

Within the triple bounce, an occasion that took her to the OFSAA remaining in her first yr of competitors, she needed to deal with the clouds opening up and giving everybody a second bathe of the day.  

Though wanting her OFSAA efficiency, she nonetheless managed to make it two-for-two within the gold medal division, capturing her second win of the day.

There’s the potential of a meet in Welland in October for discipline occasions solely, which is able to mark the tip of the native Membership’s outside marketing campaign for 2022, however they are going to be going indoors in late October, readying themselves for a busy indoor season.

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Bruce Burton

Robert Bruce Burton earned his journalism diploma from Sheridan Faculty, and B.A. and B.Sc. from the College of Waterloo. He’s Degree 3 efficiency coach in six observe and discipline occasions.

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September 21, 2022

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