Titles for Otago trio

Otago athletes have once again showed their strength and versatility.

Three of the region’s top competitors claimed wins at the South Island Combined Events Championships in Christchurch earlier this month.

Cole Gibbons, Sarah Langsbury and Cameron Moffitt all claimed titles in their grades.

Gibbons won the boys 12-15 octathlon with a tally of 3575, his best score of 633 coming in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.68sec.

Langsbury scored 3883 to win the women’s 16-17 heptathlon.

Her 200m time of 27.07sec was her highest total with 706 points.

Moffitt won the men’s 16-17 decathlon with 6227 points, his best total coming with his 11.28sec 100m netting 799 points.

Jorja Gibbons finished second in the girls 12-15 octathlon, competing against 15 year olds as a 13-year-old.

Jocoaa Palmer scored a personal-best 4054 and came fourth in the senior women’s, while Luke Moffitt also came fourth in the men’s 16.

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