At this year’s School Sport Australia Track and Field Championships, held in September in Darwin, a local St Saviour’s Primary School Student came out on top as a winner in the national championships.
Dominic Seaby, a student from St Saviour’s Primary School, Toowoomba won a medal in the under 10s high jump at this year’s competition. Dominic has accomplished this in the first year being old enough to compete at this level. All competitors are selected by their respective State/Territory School Sport Associations. Dominic was initially chosen to compete for his school before moving to the zone championships and finally the Darling Downs team where he qualified to represent the State.
‘I was successful doing scissors at the school and zone track and field events but for the last three to four months before the State titles I did flop training which I did well at. I won the State titles with a jump of 1.45 metres and then went on to win the National championships,’ said Dominic. Along with high jump, Dominic also competed in discus, 100m and 200m sprints in the zone championships.
Dominic states “I am still training as I hope to make the National championships again next year. I will continue sprinting as you need to be a fast runner to be successful at high jump.” Dominic also plays rugby union, cricket and is a keen swimmer.
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