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St Kents clean up at cycling and swimming secondary school champs

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Saint Kentigern cyclists racked up a number of medals at the North Island Secondary Schools Road Cycling Champs at the start of July.

Saint Kentigern College athletes have racked up a raft of accolades at their respective secondary schools competitions over the past month.


The North Island Secondary Schools Road Cycling Championships were held in Cambridge from July 1-2.

St Kents cyclists were challenged by the weather all weekend but showed their strength, bringing home a haul of eight individual medals.

Special mention to Dorothy Anderson and Ruby Spring who each won two individual gold medals as well as a gold for the Team Time Trial.

Saint Kentigern results: 

Road Race 

Ava van Rij (U15 Girls) – 3rd

Ben Archer (U16 Boys) – 3rd

Dorothy Anderson (U16 Girls) – 1st

Jamie Cantell-Roberts (U17 Boys) – 1st

Coen Anderson (U20 Boys) – 3rd

Ruby Spring (U20 Girls) – 1st


Dorothy Anderson (U16 Girls) – 1st

Ruby Spring (U20 Girls) – 1st


The NZ Secondary Schools Swimming Championships were held from July 20-23 in Wellington.

Saint Kentigern swimmers at the NZ Secondary Schools (NZSS) Swimming Championships, held in Wellington held from July 20-23.

St Kents swimmers had overwhelming success, particularly year 13 Liv Peebles who walked away with six medals.

Saint Kentigern results: 

Liv Peebles (17-18 Years) – Gold: 100m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly; SILVER: 50m Backstroke; BRONZE: 50m Freestyle, 2x50m Freestyle Relay, 4x50m Freestyle Relay.

Scarlett Bassett (15 Years) – Silver: 50m Backstroke, 200m Backstroke; BRONZE: 100m Backstroke.

Lisa Shi (14 Years) – Silver: 100m Breaststroke, 200m Breaststroke.

Jordon Iosefa (13 Years) – Bronze: 50m Backstroke, 100m Backstroke, 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay.

James Crosbie (17-18 Years) – Bronze: 2x50m Freestyle Relay, 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay.

Veeran Reddy (15 Years) – Bronze: 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay

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