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Junior Girls’ British Schools' Biathlon Qualifying Success

Friday, 13 November 2009

Bolton School Junior Girls from Years 5 and 6 represented the Girls' Division at the regional qualifying event of the British Schools' Biathlon competition, held in Liverpool on Sunday 8th November.

The Girls each completed a 500m run and 50m swimming event in order to gain a place in the National final.  All the girls put in excellent performances, and four girls were presented with trophies for ranking 1st-6th place individually in their year group. From Year 5 Louisa Brophy was 2nd, Hannah Stephenson was 4th and Grace Haskins was 6th, and in Year 6 Molly Dick was 6th.

Each Year was also split into teams and the Year 5 'A', 'B' and 'C' teams all received winners medals for finishing in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place respectively, as did the Year 6 'A' team who finished 1st. The Year 6 'B' team finished 4th overall.

The girls will now wait until all qualifiers are completed to hear if they have qualified for the National final, to be held in Aldershot in March.


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Junior Girls put in excellent performances at the qualifying event

Junior girls put in excellent performances at the qualifying event