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Sports Day 2022 Report

A glorious day for Sports Day 2022
30 Jun 2022
Written by Grace Chaston (Cather)
School News

It was wonderful to welcome so many parents and Old Roedeanians to our annual Sports Day. Over 400 girls competed in 11 different events and we have renamed the ‘Rounders Ball Throw’ the ‘Cricket Ball Throw’ in honour of our growing Cricket programme. The day was officiated by 60 members of Roedean staff, 16 of whom represented the staff in the epic ‘Golden Mile’ finale. A big thank you to Ali and her ground staff, the maintenance staff, teaching and administration staff for officiating, Nick and all the housemen, and to Steve Bell, Tina Pynn and the catering staff for providing such wonderful refreshments.

Thank you as well to the 16 ORs (and ringers!) who formed the OR Golden Mile Team - a superb effort from you all!

This year the trophies were won by:

Trophies

100m Anana Nwuba Cup

Winner: Ruby

For the 2nd year in a row Ruby has won the 100m Anana Nwuba Cup with a time of 12.09s. This Cup is awarded to the pupil with the fastest 100m time.

 

The Morlock Cup

Winner: Nia

Nia beat Pearl's 800m time by 13 seconds with a time of 2m 29s to win The Morlock Cup. This Cup is awarded to the girl with the fastest 800m athlete who has competed for Roedean this season. Nia, who is in Year 11, competed for Roedean in between doing her GCSE exams.

The Field Events Trophy

Winner: Minnie 

Minnie beat her personal best in long jump by 75cm to win The Field Events Trophy, she has made excellent progress in the Field Events this year.

The Carter Cup

Winner: Aimee

Aimee has competed in high jump, javelin, 300m, 800m, hurdles, shot putt and relay for Roedean this year. She has made excellent progress in all her events.

The Golden Mile Relay Cup

Winner: Staff

Despite the Old Roedeanians, parents and Year 11 and 13 team’s efforts the staff team won this race ‘by a mile’.

Sports Day Trophy

Winner: House 3

House 3 have won the Sports Day cup for 9 years in a row, with House 1 and 4 coming joint 3rd and House 2 coming 2nd.

House 3 – 318 points

House 2 – 282 points

House 1 and 4 – 257 points

 

Records

It is always incredible when a record is broken and this year was no exception, with 4 records being broken.

Senior U19 Records (Students in Year 11, 12 and 13)

Nia is now the 800m record holder, at the age of 16 she ran the 800m in 2m 24.63s replacing Victoria Bryant (No. 1, 1999-2004) who in 2004 at the age of 16, ran the 800m in 2m 37.90s.

Sophia has been added to the records running 100m hurdles in a time of 21.30s.

 

Intermediate U15 Records (Students in Year 9 and 10)

Pearl beat Sally Griffiths (No. 4, 1997-2002) 300m time from 1998 of 44.15s and has entered the record book at the age of 15 with a 300m time of 44.09s.

Pearl has also beaten the discus record with a throw of 22.50m at the age of 15.

 

Juniors U13 Records (Students in Year 7 and 8)

Molly ran the 75m Hurdles in 14.00s at the age of 13 and Minnie jumped 4.21m in the Long Jump at the age of 13.

2019’s 4x100m relay time that is held by Ruby, Pearl, Grace and Amalie was nearly beaten by this Years Year 7 relay team. The girls were 0.1 second away from beating the time. Lets see what next year has to bring.

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