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Kunama 1956


Athletics Carnival - September 16-26


A successful carnival was held this year thanks to the splendid organisation by the sportsmaster and sportsmistress. A total of events were decided on the first day, and the cross-country on the second day. This event provided a thrilling finish, as R. Halsey narrowly won from D. McGufficke in the time of 17 min. 58.4 secs. Last year, this event was won by Jim Eades in the time of 17 min. 30.1 sec. P. Tribbick and G. Chapman also ran good races to fill third and fourth places respectively.

A number of new records were created. They were:

  • Boys' Intermediate Broad Jump: R. Thompson 17' 10"
  • Boys' Intermediate 440 yards: R. Chalker 60.6 secs.
  • Boys' Senior 440 yards: J. Andean 59.7 secs. and D. McGufficke.
  • Boys' Intermediate Relay: Lawson 48.8 secs.
  • Girls' Open 100 yards: B. Payne 13.3 secs.
  • Girls' 100 yards, 15 1/2 years and over: B. Payne 13.4 secs.
  • Girls' Junior: Gordon 1 min. 32.9 secs.
  • Girls' Junior: Gordon 36.2 secs.

Aggregate Cup: Gordon 497; Lawson 359; Kendall 353; Paterson 239.
Senior Cup: Lawson 216; Paterson 105; Gordon 101; Kendall 85.
Teams' Cup: Lawson 102; Gordon 100; Kendall 83; Paterson 43.
Intermediate Cup: Lawson 185; Gordon 168; Kendall 130; Paterson 59.
Junior Cup: Gordon 153; Kendall 140; Lawson 76; Paterson 75.

INDIVIDUAL CUPS

Senior Boy Champion: D. McGufficke. Runner-up J. Andean.
Senior Girl Champion: B. Payne. Runner-up M. Lang, C. Pavy (equal).
Intermediate Boy Champion: R. Halsey Runner-up R. Chalker.
Intermediate Girl Champion: D. Croxson. Runner-up C. Robinson, V. Hughes (equal).
Junior Boy Champion: T. Allas. Runner-up T. Kelly.
Junior Girl Champion: S. Hine. Runner-up A. Wheeler, M. Smedley (equal).


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