Athletes off to national championships

Three Prince of Peace Senior Campus students were recently selected to represent Queensland at this month’s 2016 Australian Junior Athletics Championships.

Stephanie Bleckwehl will compete in the U16 Women’s 400m and 800m track events, Samuel Luff will contest the U14 Men’s Javelin Throw and Hammer Throw, and Cooper Schmidt will compete in the U16 Men’s 100m Hurdles and the Triple Jump.

The three will compete as part of the Queensland Heat Athletics Team. The 2016 Australian Junior Athletics Championships are being held at Perth’s West Australian Athletics Stadium from 8 to 13 March.