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Chinook School Division's SWAC District track meet results (attached)

Written by  Deb Reamer
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Approximately, 310 athletes in four age categories advance to the SWAC District meet which was scheduled for May 25 at Swift Current Comp. 

Three section track meets have successfully been completed. 
Thanks to Shaunavon School (commissioner Jennifer Foley) for hosting the Whitemud meet on May 17. 
Thanks to Swift Current Comp for hosting two meets — Cypress Hills meet  May 18 (commissioner Chris Sharp) and Rolling Hills May 19 (commissioners Daunean Dash and Ian Rewcastle).  They had beautiful weather on all three days.
See results attached for Age categories were: Bantams — grades 6-8; Midgets  — under 15 as of Aug. 31/2015; Juniors — under 16 as of Aug 31/2015; Seniors — 16 and over as of Aug. 31/2015.
The top two in the midget, junior and senior categories have the opportunity to advance to the SHSAA provincial championships in Regina June 3-4. 
Athletes will compete in 100m; 200m; 400m; 800m; 1,500m; 3,000m; hurdles; shot put; discus; javelin; long jump; triple jump; and high jump.
There is also an event called the quadathlon. Athletes will compete in four different events — long jump, shot put, 100m and 800m. They receive points based on their time and distance. The athlete with the highest number of points wins the event.

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