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CHRISTIAN ACADEMY IN JAPAN
Christian
Academy
in Japan

MS track and field team competes at Kanto Finals

The middle school track and field team competed at Oi Futo Track on Saturday in their Kanto Finals meet. This was the final meet of the season for the Knights.

CAJ has fewer athletes on its team than almost all of its competition, but the boys still placed fifth out of seven teams with 63 points. The girls had 35 points and tied for fifth out of eight teams.

The Knights had an impressive 37 personal records set in the meet. Almost every athlete who competed for CAJ had at least one new PR. The following performances were top eight in the Kanto Plains and earned ribbons for the Knights:


John- 3rd in 100 meters (12.32), 4th in 200 meters (25.38), 1st in long jump (5.35 meters)
Kiera- 1st in 800 meters (2:36.00), 1st in 1600 meters (5:40.21), 3rd in 300 meter hurdles (54.18)
Sion- 8th in 800 meters (2:44.31)
Joel- 2nd in shot put (10.90 meters), 2nd in discus (36.89 meters)
Joe- 5th in shot put (9.13 meters), 3rd in discus (29.55 meters)
Sunwoo- 2nd in long jump (4.94 meters)
Boys' 4x100 meter relay (Sunwoo, John, Nathan, Jamie)- 5th (51.35)
Girls' 4x100 meter relay (Isabelle, Mina, Nikki, Miki)- 6th (63.12)
Boys' 4x400 meter relay (Eastin, Chris, Timothy, Simon)- 5th (4:56.34)
Girls' 4x400 meter relay (Sion, Kiera, Isabelle, Miki)- 4th (4:50.15)

Full results from the meet are available here.

The high school track and field team's Kanto Finals will be next Saturday at Yokota.

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